Tag Archives: books

Rodalena Reviews: Doc

Doc is a daisy of a book. Continue reading

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The Interview

What was school like when you were a kid? Continue reading

Posted in childhood, Education, family, just for fun | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Books that Move

So, yeah, I got “tagged” by a friend on Facebook to list “Ten Books that Have Stayed With Me in Some Way”… Continue reading

Posted in Billy Collins, Books, Christian Wiman, Culture, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, facebook, Harry Potter, Lists, Literature, Lonesome Dove, Malala, Poets, Reading, Shel Silverstein, Social Media, Stephen King, The Fault in Our Stars, The Help, To Kill a Mockingbird | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Rodalena Recommends: Kennedy Tomes

“So now he is legend when he would have preferred to be a man…at least he will never know whatever sadness might have lain ahead.” Continue reading

Posted in America, American History, Books, death, Kennedy Assassination, On the Nightstand, Reading, Stephen King | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments


I got paid today. Continue reading

Posted in African Violets, beauty, Books, Butterflies, capitalism, Claude Monet, Dianthus, Eric, flowers, friendship, Language of Flowers, photography, Purple, Quotes, Reading, Simple Living, Work | Tagged , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Rodalena Reviews: The Red Tent

“The story it told was unremarkable: a tale of love found and lost- the oldest story in the world. The only story.” -Anita Diamant Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Heroes, Biblical interpretation, Book of Genesis, Books, Controversy, courage, faith, Literature, Motherhood, pain, Rodalena Reviews, Silence, Spirituality, The Red Tent, Women | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Rodalena Reviews: The Fault in Our Stars

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal…” Continue reading

Posted in Books, Cancer, childhood, compassion, courage, honesty, Literature, pain, Reading, Rodalena Reviews, teenage wisdom, The Fault in Our Stars | Tagged , , , | 17 Comments

The First Edition

treasures… Continue reading

Posted in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, beauty, Books, Literature, photography, Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Pearls of Wisdom

In her life, just as in her writing, Pearl treated ordinary people with a reverent humanity. Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, beauty, compassion, Culture, Heroes, humility, Literature, Pearl S. Buck, Quotes, Reading, Simplicity, The Good Earth, Women | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Attention Geeks

Deep breath. Relax. Hold your fire. Continue reading

Posted in Books, creativity, Ender's Game, Great Stories, movies, pop culture | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments