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One Book Meme--Family Style

The One Book Meme has been making its way around the blogosphere. Rather than filling it out by my self I took it to the dinner table. Since all six of us were home and all six of us tend to be of the bibliophile ilk it was a very lively and enjoyable discussion. I will share a sampling of some answers:

One Book That Changed Your Life:

Mere Christianity by CS Lewis
The Autobiography of a Soul By St. Therese of Lisieux
The Bible
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

One Book That You Read More Than Once:

Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Keeping your Kids Catholic by Bert Ghezzi

One Book you Would Want on a Desert Island:

Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Boy Scout Handbook
Army Survival Handbook
The Bible

One Book that Made You Laugh:

Divine Secrets of the YaYa Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Anything written by Terry Pratchett

One Book that Made You Cry:

“I never cry over books” (quote from all the men in my house)
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

One Book You Wish Had Been Written:

The Manual for Completely Understanding Men
The Manual for Completely Understanding Women

One Book You Wish Had Never Been Written:

Ulysses by James Joyce
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
(English teachers can really take the joy out of some books)

One Book You are Currently Reading:

Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
God’s Invisible Hand, the Life and work of Francis Cardinal Arinze by Gerard O’Connell

One Book You’ve been Meaning to Read:

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Spirit of the Liturgy by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger

And in case you are wondering, our family’s favorite number is 42


Michelle said…
I love Jane Austin, but I don't think many men do. She's definitely the matter of chick flicks.

Some good books here. The Screwtape Letters is a good and quick read.

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