I don't have as much time to read as I'd like, but I have managed to read a few books in the past several months that I have really enjoyed.
The first two are by Melanie Shankle who also writes the blog, "Big Mama". Her book, Sparkly Green Earrings, is a very humorous story about having their first child.
"There is really no better indicator you’re a mother than acquiring the ability to catch throw-up in a plastic bag, disinfect your hands, and immediately ask your friend to pass the beef jerky as you put on another Taylor Swift song and act as if nothing happened." - Melanie Shankle
I just finished her 2nd book, "The Antelope in the Living Room". This book is about marriage and comes complete with stories that made me burst out laughing while sitting all alone in our living room.
This book is worth the price just to read about her husband at a friend's wedding when he had taken too much medication.
The third book is not a Christian book, but I couldn't put it down and cried while reading it.
It's the story of two teenagers who are both battling cancer, meet, and fall in love. When I first read about it, I thought it sounded like the oddest idea for a story, but it is very well written and kept me interested from beginning to end. The funny thing is that I was telling my oldest son who would be good to play the female lead if it were ever made into a movie and he replied with, "Mom...it is being made into a movie and she is cast as the lead!" I don't know why Hollywood hasn't hired me yet.
I wish I had more books to add to this list. Hopefully, this summer I will have a lot more. Have a happy day!
Blessings - Kathy
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