How to Open a New Book

Redheaded girl reading a book.I recently received the latest installment in The Stormlight Archive. (If you’re not familiar with the series, ask—or don’t. You could get drawn into a loooong conversation about Brandon Sanderson.) My giddiness at receiving the book knew almost no bounds. A book that weighs at least three pounds? Yes! Twelve-hundred-plus pages? Sign me up!

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Shuffling in the Sand

Sand dunes in Death Valley, backed by mountains and a hazy blue sky.

By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed […] he went out, not knowing where he was going. — Hebrews 11:8, New American Standard Bible

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N is for Noteworthy

A handwritten love letter on a yellow sticky note.

I read (a lot). The fact means I stumble across both good and bad literature. Some books, however, rise above those categories. (Neil Gaiman prefers “like” and “love,” and, I have to admit, I agree with him. Some books are okay, but some sink deep into my soul.)

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