Musing Mondays (Nov 21)

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Musing Mondays is a weekly meme, hosted by Jenn at Books And A Beat, that asks you to choose one of the following prompts to answer:

  • I’m currently reading…
  • Up next I think I’ll read…
  • I bought the following book(s) in the past week…
  • I’m super excited to tell you about (book/author/bookish-news)…
  • I’m really upset by (book/author/bookish-news)…
  • I can’t wait to get a copy of…
  • I wish I could read ___, but…
  • I blogged about ____ this past week…

THIS WEEK’S RANDOM QUESTION: Are there any particular worlds in books in which you’d like to live?

It’s been a really long time since I did one of these posts, so I’ll answer a few of the prompts, as well as the random question, instead of choosing just one:

I’m currently reading: I always have too many books on the go, but one that I’m currently reading and enjoying is Beyond Loneliness: The Gift of God’s Friendship by Trevor Hudson. It’s the first book in this year’s Renovaré Book Club, which I joined again this year. Another book I’m trying to get through is The Complete Robot by Isaac Asimov. This selection of classic short stories is the first I’ve read by Asimov. So far it’s a great read.

I can’t wait to get a copy of: either Finding God in the Waves by Mike McHargue or Rescuing Jesus by Deborah Jian Lee. They are both on my Christmas wish list and are two I’d really like to read soon.

Now the random question: Are there any particular worlds in books in which you’d like to live? There are two: Narnia or Middle-Earth. Both of these imaginary worlds are so different to where I am now, but Lewis and Tolkien created two vivid alternative worlds that would be exciting to live in, plus I think I’d make a good Hobbit!

 

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Posted on November 21, 2016, in books, C.S. Lewis, Christianity, J.R.R. Tolkien, Musing Mondays, Renovaré, The Hobbit. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I would live in Narnia too if given a chance! It’s one of the world’s I’ve loved since I was little.

    I didn’t talk about it in my post though: http://twobirds1blog.blogspot.ca/2016/11/musing-mondays-fantastic-beasts.html

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    • I credit ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ and ‘The Hobbit’ with starting my love of reading, so my first encounters with their worlds are still very vivid in my imagination. Thanks for stopping by and I’ll be sure to go and check out your post too.

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