Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A huntin' we will go . . .

For books that is! 

The second challenge in the weekly Bout of Books readathon is from The Book Monsters! 

Book Scavenger Hunt:
1. A Book that begins with “B”  (for Bout of Books!)
2. A book you’re planning to read/currently reading for Bout of Books
3. Blue Book(s)
4. Books from your favorite genre!
5. A book on your TBR shelf, or your full TBR shelves

I had a great time running up and down stairs to look through my books.  When we moved in 2012 I left a huge supply of books at our small town local library - so my one book shelf plus one children's book shelf is all I have left.  Then there are books tucked in a crock upstairs that are my TBRC (to be read crock) and a few stacked on my dining room table.  Here is what I came up with:

Book that begins with B - Well since I have a small personal library - I had to move over to my kids's bookcase and look for B books - I quickly found some of their favs.   Benji, Fastest Dog in the West; Big Bird's Red Book; Baby Mickey's Toys; and Baby's First Book.  Now I can read these myself but I decided to use technology - so I asked my daughter if I can Facetime with my granddaughter some time this week and I will read her a book - - - she's 3 months old - so I'm not sure how it will go!

A book I'm planning to read for Bout of Books - The one I am presently reading is An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor.

A Blue Book - This was hard again also.  I found an old book of James J. Metcalfe's Poem Portraits.  I love this book as it was my Grandma Wheat's.      
Inside is an inscription dated Dec. 17, 1952.    My grandma's birthday.  The book was given to her from her dear friend Mamie.  Mamie was a dear part of my childhood, also. 


Books from my favorite genre - Pioneer Women

I have always loved to read Pioneer stories and Janette Oke was my first introduction to that.  The Calling of Emily Evans has been my best read to date.  Although. . . I reread it earlier last year and it didn't intrigue me in the same way.  Why does that happen?

And a book on my TBR shelf or crock -

A book that is waiting just for me is by Joyce Meyer.  Secrets to Exceptional Living.  I have been talking about a final beginning again of living a great life.  I have been thinking of my goals for 2016.  Tami, my sister and I have been planning a weekend to read and brain storm about our plans for a new year.   This book promises to help - Transforming your Life Through the Fruits of the Spirit.  I am excited to begin!

This was a fun challenge!  




4 comments:

  1. Oh I am too late to join this but am enjoying your post! Great pictures and I like Joyce Myers and Janette Oke too!

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    1. Thank you Ginger - do you have a favorite Janette Oke book? I'd love to know! Thanks for reading my post.

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  2. Interesting that Emily Evans didn't get the same response.the last time through. I have had that happen also. Different books strike us at different stages in life, or just different mods. I have a set of Stephanie Whitson books I'll loan you. I read them in the lays 90's and almost cried when they were over, I loved them so much. Reread them a couple years ago and they were still wonderful.

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  3. Interesting that Emily Evans didn't get the same response.the last time through. I have had that happen also. Different books strike us at different stages in life, or just different mods. I have a set of Stephanie Whitson books I'll loan you. I read them in the lays 90's and almost cried when they were over, I loved them so much. Reread them a couple years ago and they were still wonderful.

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