Don't get me wrong. I like summer for many reasons. But I'll be especially glad this summer for things slowing down, for baseball on the radio, and for a healthy dose of ice cream from the local stand.
I'll also have a 5-week sabbatical in June. So, you know, there'll be that, too.
Anyway. A new season means a new list of books that I plan to read. Here's what I hope to get to, among other possibilities:
- Holy Envy by Barbara Brown Taylor
- God Land by Lyz Lenz
- A Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve
- I'm Telling the Truth but I'm Lying by Bassey Ikpi
- Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck
- In Praise of the Useless Life by Paul Quenon
- Art Matters by Neil Gaiman
- Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer
- Millenneagram by Hannah Paasch
- Show Your Work by Austin Kleon
It's the usual mix: some novels, a few churchy/spirituality books, some memoirs, and some others.
What are you reading this summer?
If you're stuck for ideas, I can suggest a few.