What are your ideas about love? Is love an overwhelming romantic feeling? Can it be a decision or a duty? Can you fall out of love? Have you wished for a better understanding of the love of God? Can friends love each other? What about families and our love for them? In English, we use the same word for all these feelings … love …. but the Greeks have different words for these feelings of love and each has its different distinctions. Do you want to learn more? Then please join Classical Carousel in a read-along of C.S. Lewis’ The Four Loves for the month of June! To find out more about the read along, please go here.
The Bout of Books Read-a-thon is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01 am Monday, May 13th and runs through Sunday, May 19th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, Twitter chats, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 25 information and updates, visit the Bout of Books blog.
Did you get stuck in or gave up on #Donquijote #Donquixote? Join Lory at Emerald City Book Review and Emma at Words and Peace starting the week of March 18. It will be a slow and very manageable read along of Don Quixote, about one chapter/day, with a recap with questions and comments once a week, alternated on Lory’s blog and Emma’s. All are welcome to join. Follow the blogs to get details when all is ironed out.
Nick at One Catholic Life has chosen four books for 2019 for his Chapter-a-Day Read-Along: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Lilith by George MacDonald, and The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens. If you would like to join in, get copies of the books you’d like to read. Then post about it on your blog. Download the daily schedule and commit to reading a chapter a day.
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