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When you hear a riveting story, does it thrill your heart and stir your soul? Do you hunger for truth and goodness? Do you secretly relate to Belle's delight in the library in Beauty and the Beast?

If so, you may be on your way to being a book girl.

Books were always Sarah Clarkson's delight. Raised in the company of the lively Anne of Green Gables, the brave Pevensie children of Narnia, and the wise Austen heroines, she discovered reading early on as a daily gift, a way of encountering the world in all its wonder. But what she came to realize as an adult was just how powerfully books had shaped her as a woman to live a story within that world, to be a lifelong learner, to grasp hope in struggle, and to create and act with courage.

She's convinced that books can do the same for you.

Join Sarah in exploring the reading life as a gift and an adventure, one meant to enrich, broaden, and delight you in each season of your life as a woman. In Book Girl, you'll discover how reading can strengthen your spiritual life and deepen your faith; why a journey through classic literature might be just what you need (and where to begin); how stories form your sense of identity; how Sarah's parents raised her to be a reader - and what you can do to cultivate a love of reading in the growing readers around you; and more than 20 annotated book lists, including some old favorites and many new discoveries.

Whether you've long considered yourself a reader or have dreams of becoming one, Book Girl will draw you into the life-giving journey of becoming a woman who reads and lives well.

©2018 Sarah Clarkson (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Excellent book!

Highly recommend! The narrator did such an excellent job that I often felt as if I was listening to Sarah herself reading!

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This book makes my heart happy!

After reading this book I felt like I had known Sarah Clarkson for my whole life. Being a book girl myself this book struck a deep chord in my soul and made me feel right at home. I love how this book not only gives you a wonderful list of books for different stages of life but also teaches the theology behind being an avid reader. This book challenged me to spend more time actually ready and encouraged me to broaden my book horizons. I will be recommending this book for years to come! #Goodlifechose #BookGirlForLife #thebooklife #bookgirl #SelfReflection #SelfDiscovery #Tagsgiving #Sweepstakes

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  • jennifer k.
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Excellent book!

Highly recommend! The narrator did such an excellent job that I often felt as if I was listening to Sarah herself reading!

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This book makes my heart happy!

After reading this book I felt like I had known Sarah Clarkson for my whole life. Being a book girl myself this book struck a deep chord in my soul and made me feel right at home. I love how this book not only gives you a wonderful list of books for different stages of life but also teaches the theology behind being an avid reader. This book challenged me to spend more time actually ready and encouraged me to broaden my book horizons. I will be recommending this book for years to come! #Goodlifechose #BookGirlForLife #thebooklife #bookgirl #SelfReflection #SelfDiscovery #Tagsgiving #Sweepstakes