Fall. That wonderful time of year with the beautiful colors, the cooler weather, the thicker sweaters and comfy afghans, the kids back in school and....Callipider Days Fall Back Into Reading Challenge. It's here. I've been gathering my books for weeks. And I'm ready to go. How 'bout you?
My pile for this fall:
~The Cross Examination of Oliver Finney by Randy Singer.
A billionare who is diagnosed with inopeable brain cancer decides to stage life's greatest reality show. With followers from all the world's major religions participating, they are put in the trial of their lives on a remote island, defending the spiritual beliefs against all challenges. Oliver Finney, judge, is chosen to defend Christianity but as the program takes twists he realizes that he is in a game which may take his life. With internet access monitored he sends coded messages out to his former law clerk, who must decipher the mysteries contained the in the ancient words of Christ.
~We Are All Welcome Here by Elizabeth Berg
"Valuable lesson about love, honor and the real meaning of family...[a] charming tale of a girl growing to realize just how much she is her mother's daughter." --The New York Times Book Review
~Sins of the Fathers by James Scott Bell
A parent's worst nightmare. A lawyer's biggest challenge. A young boy's life on the line.
~A Vow to Cherish by Deborah Raney
"A startingly honest portrayal of love, commitment and redemption in the midst of tragedy." --Library Journal
~Idol Eyes by Mandissa with Angela Hunt
"I am not the American idol. I'm a plus-sized, thirty year old black woman whose heart belongs to Jesus. I'm just Mandisa, and this is my story."
~The Elevator by Angela Hunt
Three women trapped in an elevator must unite to fight for their lives in the greatest test of courage and faith not realizing thier secrets center on the same man. "Tension builds with the turn of every page of the Elevator, a brilliantly plotted novel." --Liz Curtis Higgs
~the Canopy by Angela Hunt
"Behold the long-awaited cure for ho-hum fiction! The Canopy guides readers on a nail-biting, breath-stealing, spirit-lifting journey through the Peruvian jungle, exploring the varied realms of medicine, science, religion, anthropology and that most mysterious of worlds, the human heart." --Liz Curtis Higgs
~Finder's Fee by Alton Gansky
A business woman helps to find a kidnapped boy. Eight year old Abel Palek will help Judith discover a faith and a life she has never imagined. But freeing him could cost her everything.
~Coral Moon by Brandilyn Collins
Book 2 in the Kanner Lake series. More suspense and mystery comes upon the residents of Kanner Lake.
~Bad Girls of the Bible & what we can learn from them by Liz Curtis Higgs
A contemporary retelling of the bad girls stories with a solid verse-by-verse study of their lives and the lessons we can learn from them.
Continueing this study with my ladies bible study group.
~Our Covenant God: Living in the security of His unfailing love by Kay Arthur
Everyday Mommy is doing this as a read-along starting on the 26th. You can go here for details to join in. I'm still trying to find a copy that I can get in time.
So what are you reading this Fall? Head over to Katrina's to check out other's lists if you need more ideas or to add yourself to the Linky. There's prizes to be won too! Now that's a win/win if I ever heard one.
*updated to add: I also have to add that I will be finishing one book that I didn't quite finish on my spring reading list: The Many Love Marriage by Thomas & Nanette Kincaide