Archives For February 2013

 

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
28 February 2013

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

 

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LAST DAY to get our recommended Kindle ebook bargains for February. Ten titles for $3.99 or less.
Annie Dillard, Gandhi, Kierkegaard, MORE!
http://englewoodreview.org/kindle-ebooks-10-recommended-bargains-for-february-2013/

 

“Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.”  – Michel de Montaigne, born on this day in 1533

 

“We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.”  – Novelist, Henry James, who died on this day in 1916
*** Books by Henry James

 

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Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
26 February 2013

 

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One of the best books of the year so far is Jamie Smith’s IMAGINING THE KINGDOM: HOW WORSHIP WORKS…
Enter now to win a copy of this wonderful book on our Facebook page!!!

 

Paraclete Press is running a huge sale on their ebooks!!!
Ebooks from writers like Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and Scot McKnight, mostly $1.99 and $2.99!!!
http://amzn.to/ParacleteBargains

 

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo, born on this day 1802
*** Get a FREE Kindle Ebook of Hugo’s Les Miserables
(This is an somewhat abridged edition, but has garnered mostly positive reviews…)

 

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Here are a few new book releases from last week and this week that are worth checking out:

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
22 February 2013

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This is the last week to get our recommended Kindle ebook bargains for February. Ten titles for $3.99 or less.
Annie Dillard, Gandhi, Kierkegaard, MORE!
http://englewoodreview.org/kindle-ebooks-10-recommended-bargains-for-february-2013/

 

“It’s always good to remember where you come from and celebrate it. To remember where you come from is part of where you’re going.” – Novelist, Anthony Burgess, born on this day in 1917
*** Books by Anthony Burgess

 

“An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.” – Auguste Renoir, born on this day 1841

 

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
22 February 2013

 

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“A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him.”- Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, Born on this Day 1892
*** Books by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Get Renascence and Other Poems by Millay – FREE for Kindle!

 

Today is the birthday of literary critic Terry Eagleton, born 1943…Read our recent review of Eagleton’s book The Event of Literature.
*** Books by Terry Eagleton

 

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
19 February 2013

 

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“The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect.” – Novelist Carson McCullers, born on this day in 1917…
*** Books by McCullers

 

“Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.” – French Novelist Andre Gide, who died on this day in 1951
*** Books by Andre Gide

 

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
13 February 2013

 

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Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent…
ERB Editor Chris Smith wrote a new piece on Lent for The Good Men Project,
entitled Fasting Toward the Common Good.
(Check it out, and if you like it, share it with others…)

 

Poems of the Day: Two poems for Ash Wednesday by T.S. Eliot and Walter Brueggemann

 

“The richness of the world, all artificial pleasures, have the taste of sickness and give off a smell of death in the face of certain spiritual possessions.” – Painter Georges Rouault, who died on this day in 1958
*** Books on Rouault’s work

 

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
6 February 2013

 

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NT Wright’s book SIMPLY CHRISTIAN: WHY CHRISTIANITY MAKES SENSE is now only $3.99 for Kindle!!!
http://amzn.to/SimplyChristian (Price good through Feb 19)

 

Poem of the Day: “After the Fire” by James Merrill, who died on this day in 1995…

 

“Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.”  – Historian Barbara Tuchman, who died on this day in 1989
*** Books by
Barbara Tuchman

 

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
5 February 2013

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

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Our new list of recommended Kindle ebook bargains for February.
(Ten titles for $3.99 or less each!!!) Go check them out now…
In my opinion, this month’s selection is the best of the past few months

 

“We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.”
Evangelist Dwight L. Moody, born on this day in 1837
*** Books by Dwight L. Moody

 

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10 Recommended Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!

Prices on these ebooks should not change before Feb 28, 2013.
But to be on the safe side, please refresh the Amazon page before ordering…

 

(NOTE: Prices listed may or may be not be valid outside the United States… Sorry!)

 

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1) The Maytrees: A Novel by Annie Dillard – $2.99

 

2) My Life with the Saints by James Martin, S.J. – $3.99

 

3) Gandhi’s Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi by Stanley Wolpert – $1.99

 

4) Fear and Trembling by Soren Kierkegaard – $0.99
(Recommended in Ragan Sutterfield’s recent post in our Writers on the Classics series!)
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