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The Hobbit

A little over a week ago I posted about reconnecting with a friend of mine from high school. During one of our previous conversations it came out that I had not read The Hobbit. Oh I’d seen the movie but I’d never taken the time to sit and read the actual book. I had made it a point to read The Chronicles of Narnia which she had not read so we agreed to a book swap so we could both catch up on some good fiction. I use an Android phone with the Kindle app so I thought I’d go download a sample of the book to see if the Kindle software was all it was cracked up to be. I found out that it was pretty slick in that it synched where I was reading via Kindle for the PC and my Kindle app so there’s no need for bookmarks or trying to remember where I was on my PC vs. my phone. Of course the sample ends during the Dwarf song of the first chapter so you’re left in anticipation. Not knowing when I would be able to see my friend agai

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The Screwtape Letters

     My first C. S. Lewis book . . . well aside from The Chronicles of Narnia collection.  Which I suppose I should start there; I think it speaks to Lewis' great amount of latitude in his ability to go from writing children's stories to a book like The Screwtape Letters.  Admittedly it's been […]

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