Saturday, August 19, 2006

The Book Meme

Just as a disclaimer, this task was incredibly hard for me. I have read too many books. [Tagged by Nathan at A Jolly Company... see blog links at right]

1. One book that changed your life:
Elsie Dinsmore [as a child I was deeply convicted of my own lack of attention to my attitude]

2. One book that you’ve read more than once:
The Marquis' Secret by George MacDonald [the amazing second half to "The Fisherman's Lady]

3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
A dictionary into English of whatever language the people there spoke.

4. One book that made you laugh:
The Princess Bride [the movie is marvelously funny, the book is hysterically fantastic]

5. One book that made you cry:
Learning to Call Them Sisters by [?]

6. One book that you wish had been written:
How to Run a School in a Foreign Country and Foreign Culture

7. One book that you wish had never been written:
1984 by George Orwell

8. One book you’re currently reading [again]:
Passion and Purity by Elizabeth Elliot

9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
The biography of George Muller

I am tagging: Mom, Jen (Tum-tum Tree), Katie, Nan, and Laurel

6 comments:

Nic said...

"3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
A dictionary into English of whatever language the people there spoke."

If there were people there, would it still be a desert island?

Aiming at Proverbs 31 said...

Nic stole my question. I will work on the tag, but will have to leave it here in the comment box as I have no blog.
This is the only communication I have seen from you in days. How is your computer?

mreddie said...

My Spice and I listened to a book on CD while we were on our trip - hilarious (to me) "Flabbergasted" by name and written by Ray Blackston. It helped the trip go much faster. ec

thebeloved said...

Computer is dead, maybe permanently. I don't know.

People live on lots of desert islands, you silly people!

I love listening to books on tape for car trips. When I traveled with my family we would do that and it helped!

Cecilia said...

Nic must have been thinking deserted island = difference! Why do you wish 1984 hadn't been written? I wish it weren't so frighteningly accurate. #3 just read Princess Bride; I'll have to too now.

P.S. #3 is going to school this fall!

Ibid said...

I just found this. prepare to read my answer... on my own neglected blog.