Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Reading Recommendations By The Numbers

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 09:03 AM PDT

Looking for your next book to read? How about a whole list of books?

Browse through these 5 lenses from our Community Lensmaking Quest: Reading Recommendations By The Numbers to see if there’s anything you find tempting.

Then, when you’re done reading (and maybe discovering a great new book) why not try your hand at making a new lens with a specialized list of books of your own?  Simply choose a topic or type of book and write your reviews of each.  You can try it with novels, cookbooks, travel guides or even kids books that have a common theme.

5 Inspirational Books About Spirituality, Life, Death, the Afterlife and Their Mysteries

1. 5 Inspirational Books About Spirituality, Life, Death, the Afterlife and Their Mysteries

Have you ever wondered if there was more? I mean, more than our lives with births and deaths as bookends? Like most of us, you probably have. For me, it was the death of a loved one and, surprisingly, my intuitive inability to accept it as a final event. I…

Top Three Post Apocalyptic Christian Fiction Faves - Vix Picks for Christian Patriots

2. Top Three Post Apocalyptic Christian Fiction Faves – Vix Picks for Christian Patriots

I’ve been hearing about the end times prophesies and current events as they relate to those prophesies for as long as I can remember, though it wasn’t fiction. It was faith based gospel preaching. It’s no surprise I gravitated to fictional b…

Five Stephen King Thrillers

3. Five Stephen King Thrillers

Cracking open ‘Stephen King: Mr. Mercedes,’ I knew I was in for a wild ride. King is noted for pulling the reader into his world on the very first page, and this book is no different. On this page I’ve posted my top five thrillers by this au…

Six Sisters, Six Books: The Mitfords

4. Six Sisters, Six Books: The Mitfords

If you don’t know about the Mitford girls, you’re in for a treat. These sisters, born in England in the first part of the twentieth century, were scandalous yet sincere, witty yet sharp, aristocratic yet rebellious. Their biographies read like in…

7 of My Favourite Christian C. S. Lewis Books that You Would Love Too!

5. 7 of My Favourite Christian C. S. Lewis Books that You Would Love Too!

I was born a Catholic, had received all of the relevant Sacraments of the Catholic Church, went to Church weekly but as I grew older, as a young adult, I felt like something was missing. So I began to read books from different spiritual authors – Catholic…

Lens of the Day: 5 Books About Intellectual Gifts

Posted: 16 Jul 2014 05:55 AM PDT

giftedLet’s face it. gifted children have special needs.

If you have or know someone with a gifted child, don’t miss today’s Lens of the Day, 5 Books About Intellectual Gifts by lensmaster kschimmel, which features a terrific list of reading material for parents and teachers of the cognitively gifted.

PS… We’ll be posting a few more of the lenses we received from our recent Community Reading Recommendations By The Numbers Quest a little later today so stop back soon.

In the meantime, why not create a lens that houses your own list of specialized books?  Share the link below if you do.

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