Reading Guides, VOLUME 5

Madeleine L’Engle – My Favorite Books [ERB Playlist #5]

C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


 
RFTCG
FREE EBOOK!
Reading for the Common Good
From ERB Editor Christopher Smith


"This book will inspire, motivate and challenge anyone who cares a whit about the written word, the world of ideas, the shape of our communities and the life of the church."
-Karen Swallow Prior


Enter your email below to sign up for our weekly newsletter & download your FREE copy of this ebook!
We respect your email privacy


In the News...
Christian Nationalism Understanding Christian Nationalism [A Reading Guide]
Most AnticipatedMost Anticipated Books of the Fall for Christian Readers!
Funny Bible ReviewsHilarious One-Star Customer Reviews of Bibles


2 Comments

  1. Definitely A Live Coal in the Sea. In fact, I might go re-read it now. I also really enjoyed Certain Women. And Camilla. And all of them, really. Unlike you, I love her fiction and non-fiction both. But our playlists would look very much the same.

  2. Ditto with Jeni– I love L’Engle’s fiction. I love the strange time-line bending way that characters from one novel show up in another, which means I keep rereading all of them, deeply in love with the families and deeply curious about the connections.

    I love an odd one: The Other Side of the Sun. I also love the duo of A Small Rain (which is kind of terrible) and A Severed Wasp, which makes the first title more bearable.

    I need to go back and reread. I love to put authors “on hiatus” for a few years, then return to my favorites with fresh eyes.