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Two good books

by Rebecca on 2009-01-26

Iʼve been reading up a storm lately. I go through phases. My previous phase involved breadbaking, and now Iʼm reading everything I can get my hands on. (I donʼt think the bread phase is over yet, though. Fear not!)

Two good books that I read and would recommend:

  1. Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore. Iʼm amazed at the courage that some people have in the face of lifeʼs many oppositions. This book is a lesson about the meaning of true friendship and the transforming power of pure love. It made me cry but the message is too good to pass up.
  2. 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff. This is an older book, published in 1970, but I just recently learned about it. Anyone who loves England and British people should read this book, along with its sequel, Duchess of Bloomsbury. I actually liked the sequel better, since itʼs about the authorʼs first trip to London, and I identified so strongly with her feelings at being in that wonderful city after dreaming about it for so long.

And we saw Valkyrie last weekend and thought it was a great movie, even though all of the Germans had American or English accents.