Segullah Blog Sampler

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Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
Title: The Invention of WingsAuthor: Sue Monk KiddEnjoyment Rating: *****Source: AudibleContent alert: abuse of slaves, mob violence, one very mild sex sceneI wish that I had reviewed The Invention of Wings two months ago when I read it and when I was riding high on the narrative. Now that so [...]
Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
Hacking [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
Prerequisite By Florence Wightman Rowland Some men have cried: “We chose a lonely nook Where we could pray to Him And read His book.” And some have built Their fences high and said, “We’ve never seen a child In need of bread.” And yet His Son Was sent to teach [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
Title: Truth and Beauty: A FriendshipAuthor: Ann PatchettEnjoyment Rating: ****Source: AudibleContent Alert: language, drug use, mentions of sexTruth and Beauty focuses on Patchett’s relationship with her best friend, the poet Lucy Grealy, who lost part of her jaw from a Ewing’s sarcoma as a child, and who ultimately died at [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
Title: One More ThingAuthor: BJ NovakEnjoyment Rating: ***Source: AudibleContent Alert: some of these short stories would be suitable to read to your nursery school class, others would be "headphones only" with strong language and sexual situations.BJ Novak, one of the foremost comedy writers of our day, establishes himself as someone [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
At A Glance Laura Asioli made two important life decisions before she was ten years old. She decided she wanted to be baptized in the LDS Church, and she decided to become a lawyer. Laura says that as she studied law, she often felt the Spirit confirming to her that [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source Mormon Women Project (Profiles of contemporary LDS Women)
In a comment thread elsewhere, a thoughtful reader asked me, “What is sin?” Nothing like three little syllables–nine letters and a fishhook at the end–to get you right in the craw! For the last two weeks (if not for my whole adult life) I’ve asked myself this same question. That shouldn’t [...]
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Source Melissa Writes of Passage (Melissa Dalton-Bradford)
The first time I realized Heavenly Father loved me was when… God was like a neighbor who lived a few houses down the street. I’d go to him when something was broken, come back to collect the repaired problem, wave my hand in unspoken thanks, and speed back home. I didn’t [...]
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Source Mormon Women Project (Profiles of contemporary LDS Women)
I agree. The cover is elegant. Thank you, designer David Miles. In one month my second book, On Loss and Living Onward: Collected Voices, will be in your hands. As I write these words, talented lay-out and cover designers David and Maggie are making last-second tweaks, and sending the manuscript off [...]
Thu, Apr 03, 2014
Source Melissa Writes of Passage (Melissa Dalton-Bradford)

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