I used to read fiction voraciously and loved a trip to the library. I could spend an hour perusing shelves and come home with 7 books that looked interesting, only to read maybe two of them because they turned out to be duds or I just couldn't read fast enough. I admit I do judge a book by its cover.
A few years ago I left fiction behind and started hitting the non-fiction because I saw a need to learn biblical principles. I find that I am much more apt to focus spiritually, if I have a book that keeps reminding me of spiritual truths and helps me chew on them for weeks. Yet I still struggle to stick with this as well, because it really is a discipline to set aside other distractions and sit down to read a chapter.
Being the goal oriented girl that I am, I thought it would motivate me to read more by taking part in the Spring Reading Thing 2008 that is hosted at Callapidder Days, beginning on this first day of spring. It's as simple as making a reading list of books that I would like to read by the end of spring. So here is my reading list:
- War of Words by Paul David Tripp (non-fiction) - in progress
- God Is The Gospel by John Piper (non-fiction) - in progress
- What Jesus Demands of the World by John Piper (non-fiction)
- Vienna Prelude: Zion Covenant #1 by Brock & Bodie Thoene (fiction) - in progress
- Prague Counterpoint: Zion Covenant #2 by Brock & Bodie Thoene (fiction)
- Mozart's Sister by Nancy Moser (fiction)
- Summer of the Midnight Sun: Alaskan Quest #1 by Tracie Peterson (fiction)