January 7, 2016 KimHarms 2Comment

I didn’t keep track of exactly how many books I read this year, but I read 3.5 while my kids were on Christmas break if that gives you an idea 🙂 I’ve compiled a list of my favorites for the year. It’s heavy in the Historical Fiction and Memoir categories. The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom – Historical Fiction – Pre-Civil War Era (Probably my favorite story of the year.) Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children and Hollow City by Ransom Riggs -YA Fiction/Fantasy (These are some of the most creative books I’ve ever read, and I’m planning to read them with my…

July 13, 2015 KimHarms

I am a book addict. My sons are not as of yet, but we read together at night (Well, most nights. They go to bed so darn late in the summer that sometimes I’m too tired to make sense of words on a page.) The following is a list I handed out at my Grace Women’s Retreat workshop on Saturday. It is a mix of books I’ve read with the boys and books I’d like to read at some point. I focus on finding books with strong male characters of integrity. The list includes a variety of genres and includes…

June 25, 2015 KimHarms

What happens when you go to a writer’s conference is you come home with a brain that is about to explode and a new list of books you want to read. (Some people are addicted to chocolate or exercise or alcohol. I’m addicted to books…) Needless to say, I had to add to my previous summer reading list, and I thought maybe some book addict out there would be interested. (I’ve put a dent in my original reading list by the way. The Kitchen House may be my favorite story of the year.) So, here it is, the addendum to my…