Now that life is somewhat back to normal (is there ever really a NORMAL around here?), I wanted to let you in on a little something I am doing right now. Laura, my lifelong friend, called/emailed to let me know that she was putting together a little summer reading group. The first book? The Shack.
When she first told me about this, I was in the midst of THE migraine. I immediately began looking for this book, but I also immediately began having trouble finding it. It seems that Lifeway had pulled it from it's shelves. My first stop was Target. Now, I will admit I had some other things to pick up there, but I was hoping that I would be able to find it there. Nope.
Next stop, Walmart. This time I went there for two purposes. To see if they had any Wii Fits in stock and to purchase The Shack. Strike two. Anyone that knows me realizes that I am cheap...super cheap. So I was not about to pay full retail for a book that I was certain I could find on sale. As I drove away from Walmart empty handed, my cheapness was stamped out by common sense. Was I going to continue to spend $4 a gallon driving around trying to save $4 on a book. I finally just went to the new Barnes and Noble at the Streets of Indian Lake and bought the book. Of course, I still had the raging migraine so it sat on the counter for several days before I even picked it up. Honestly, I was starting to wonder if God didn't want me to read the silly book.
I am about half way through and I am still forming my opinion. Jonathan actually picked it up and has already finished it. I'll let you know our thoughts on the book after I have finished it (hopefully this weekend). If you want to read it, we've got it. It has a $1 per day rental fee (totally kidding although I am that cheap to think of that).
So has anyone else read it? What are your thoughts?
I am anxious to get together with Laura and the rest of the group and discuss!