You can get in contact with me by emailing me at: joydoodlebug@gmail.com  :)

A few of my favorite reads:
  • To Live is Christ, to Die is Gain (Matt Chandler)
  • Mao's Last Dancer (Li Cunxin)
  • Shakespeare Stealer (Gary Blackwood)
  • Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
  • Shadow Spinner (Susan Fletcher)
  • Before You Meet Prince Charming (Sarah Mally)
  • The Diary of Ma Yan (Ma Yan)
  • End of the Spear (Steve Saint)
  • Through Gates of Splendor (Elisabeth Elliot)
  • Nate Saint (Janet and Geoff Benge)
  • Amy Carmichael (Janet and Geoff Benge)
  • Lottie Moon (Janet and Geoff Benge)
  • Jim Elliot (Janet and Geoff Benge)
  • A Little Princess (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
  • Little Women (Lousia May Alcott)
  • Eight Cousins (Lousia May Alcott)
  • The Magician's Nephew (C.S. Lewis)
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
  • The Horse and His Boy (C.S. Lewis)
  • Prince Caspian (C.S. Lewis)
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (C.S. Lewis)
  • The Silver Chair (C.S. Lewis)
  • The Final Battle (C.S. Lewis)
  • A Girl Named Faithful Plum (Richard Bernstein)
  • Peter Pan (J.M. Barrie)
  • The Two Princesses of Bamarre (Gail Carson Levine)
  • The Thief Lord (Cornelia Funke)
  • Crazy Love (Francis Chan)
  • Love Does (Bob Goff)
  • Maniac Magee (Jerry Spinelli)
  • My Heart Lies South (Elizabeth Borton de Trevino)
  • The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis)

What I'm reading now:

  • One Thousand Gifts (Ann Voskamp)
  • Passion: The Bright Light of Glory (Louie Giglio)
  • Through the Looking Glass (Lewis Carroll)
  • Cassandra's Sister (Veronica Bennett)
  • The Business of Heaven (C.S. Lewis)

A while back, I started working on writing an extended story that is set in WWII (my favorite time period).  It's about a 13-year-old girl named Helen, and it's titled "Upside Down."  Read here!

Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Part V
Part VI
Extra: Helen Cooper's Beautiful People interview

This is my mama, the very best mother and friend I could have.  She means the world to me and she has a lovely blog called Country Girl at Home.  You should check it out!  :)

"Joyful are the people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the Lord.  Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts."
-Psalm 119:1-2


Emma said...

Hmmmm. I'm guessing you like C.S. Lewis... I think you should read a book called So B. It. I can't remember the author, but it's a very good read, and I think you would enjoy it. Be forewarned: this is a very sad, depressing book. I cried three times during it.

Morgan said...

So you like WW2. So neat your writing a book about it! Have you ever watched the movie Hidden in Silence? Its based on two girls who hid thirteen Jews in their attic it is sooo good!

Amy said...

I love Narnia

Anonymous said...

Ah I loved The Thief Lord! :D Have you read any other Funke books? :)

Spencer Miller said...

The Magician's Nephew, though.... ^^

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