You know how I'm not a huge fan of contemporary Christian music? (But remember, I am slowly coming around...)
Well, the same can usually be said for me and Christian fiction. Not always a big fan. Except occasionally, like in the case of Francine Rivers. I always enjoy her books.
Her newest book is currently my bedtime book of choice, and I've devoured it so far.
It's one of those books that will make me so sad when it is over, but it looks like there will be a "Part 2" book coming out soon, so that is something to look forward to. If you haven't ever read any of her books, I would highly suggest this one:
And this one, which is a compilation of her five "Lineage of Grace" books about five extraordinary women from the Bible: Tamar, Bathsheba, Ruth, Rahab, and Mary:
And, on a somewhat unrelated note (since it's not Christian fiction), I absolutely LOVED this book:
But that is not my only bedtime reading of choice. Oh no. My boy and I have since moved on from the "Mercy Watson" series to a real, bonafide chapter book classic:
This is a stretch for us since my boy just turned five (last weekend) and isn't used to sitting still for books that don't have pictures on pretty much every single page. But so far (we're a couple of chapters in), he's doing pretty well. I've found that quizzing him on what we read before he goes to bed is a great way to make sure he's paying attention, and even quizzing him the next morning over breakfast helps reiterate it as well. By golly, that boy is going to learn to love to read, just like his mama. I'm going to make sure of it!
Are you reading anything great? Share your book suggestions with me!