Literary Pursuits

What I Read in May

In May I read several books I received for review and listened to several audiobooks, along with a few others.

Coming up, I have several more Christian fiction books to review. And I’ve also added some of your recommendations to my to-be-read list.

My star ratings are according to GoodReads definitions:

  1. Did not like it
  2. It was ok
  3. Liked it
  4. Really liked it
  5. It was amazing

Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links which means I may earn a small commission on your Amazon purchase. Also, most books I read and recommend are from a Christian worldview. I make no apology for that.

Review Books

All That Fills Us by Autumn Lytle

My Rating

A young woman battling anorexia on a cross-country hike meets quirky characters along the way. Here’s my post…

The Sweet Life by Suzanne Woods Fisher

My Rating

Fun book about a mother and daughter opening an ice cream shop. Here’s my post…

A Promise Engraved by Liz Tolsma

My Rating

Part of the Doors to the Past series. Here’s my review….

Midnight’s Budding Morrow by Carolyn Miller

My Rating

Part of the Regency Wallflowers series. Here’s my review…

More Fiction

Relative Justice by Robert Whitlow

My Rating

Intriguing legal thriller.


Glamping with MaryJane by MaryJane Butters


I find the idea of glamour + camping fun to think about, but probably something I would never do. I like going camping with my husband too well!


The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate

My Rating

Book 1 of the Carolina Chronicles series.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: In the Midst of Wickedness by Janet & Geoff Benge

My Rating

From the Christian Heroes: Then & Now series. A biography for young people about a great man of faith and courage during World War II.


I’m currently following a year-long Bible reading plan on the YouVersion app called Four Streams. It goes through the Old Testament once, the New Testament 4 times, Psalms twice, and Proverbs 3 times over the course of a year. These are the books I completed in May (a bunch of short ones!):

  • Ezekiel
  • Daniel
  • Hosea
  • Joel
  • Amos
  • Obadiah
  • Jonah
  • Micah
  • Romans
  • 1 Corinthians
  • 2 Corinthians
  • Galatians
  • Ephesians
  • Colossians
  • Philippians
  • 1 Thessalonians
  • 2 Thessalonians
  • 1 Timothy
  • 2 Timothy
  • Philemon
  • Titus

What have you been reading recently? Any recommendations?

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