Sunday, December 7, 2008

Just Read

home by MR

Home by Marilynne Robinson

I have to post about it because it has now entered my top 5 books
which is a pretty high honor.
Im sure Marilynne will feel her life is complete.

It's about family
a wayward son
a religious father overwhelmed with guilt and questions
and a sister trying to make sense of it all.

For me a great book
challenges my ideas.
It makes me want to try harder at life
and my relationships with others.
It also lets me escape.
Thats why I love Paulo Coelho and C.S. Lewis.
And now, Marilynne Robinson.



hello, my name is amber. said...

definitely want to read that!
but if you don't call/text me back in the next 10 minutes, i'm getting in the car + driving to vegas, and taking all your chai.

xoxo, amber.

Whitney R said...

Your top 5?!

Alright, I'll put this on my "books to read once I graduate and never have to read a text book again in my life" list. :)

I miss you and Ginger. Bet she wishes she could kick me again.

Kristina P. said...

I'll have to read up on it. I need to pick a book for our next book club.

Life as Ashley said...

Ha! I totally remember when I had the attitude Whitney did. I went a good year or two without books after I had graduated college. I was so booked-out that I didn't even want to see one.

My turn to pick a book for bookclub is coming up. Guess which one I will pick now? :)

Hope all is well with the Treeses and baby Ko-log-knee. :)

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The Robertson Clan said...

sounds amazing. a must read. thanks for the suggestion!