Catholic Mom Book Club

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References for those Reading The Da Vinci Code

De-Coding Da Vinci: The Facts Behind the Fiction of The Da Vinci Code by Amy Welborn, Our Sunday Visitor

Fact and Fiction in The Da Vinci Code by Steven Kellmeyer, Bridegroom Press

 

November and December 2005 Book Club Selections


Advent Books for Catholic Families

Bonus Book Spotlights for November and December

Hannah's Hope by Karen Kingsbury
Garments of Skin: A Genomic Apocalypse, Book I by Kevin McMahon
On Prayer: A Letter to My Godchild by Phyllis Zagano


October 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for October

On Prayer: A Letter to My Godchild by Phyllis Zagano
The Novena Book: The Power of Prayer by Barbara Calamari and Sandra DiPasqua
Homeschooling With Gentleness: Catholic Discovers Unschooling
by Suzie Andres
Fighting for Bread And Roses: A Novel by Lynn A. Coleman

Fiction Non Fiction Children's/Family
Emily's Hope
by Ellen Gable

Book Spotlight Interview with Ellen Gable

Letter from Author Ellen Gable to our CatholicMom.com Readers

Homework From Heaven
by Laurie Robbins and Mary Rogers

Book Spotlight Interview with Laurie Robbins and Mary Rogers

Saints for Young Readers for Every Day, Vol. 1
by Susan Helen Wallace, Melissa Wright
January - June
Saints for Young Readers for Every Day,Vol. 2
by Susan Helen Wallace, Melissa Wright
July - December


September 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for September

The Novena Book: The Power of Prayer by Barbara Calamari and Sandra DiPasqua
Homeschooling With Gentleness: Catholic Discovers Unschooling
by Suzie Andres
Fighting for Bread And Roses: A Novel by Lynn A. Coleman

Fiction Non Fiction Children's/Family
Jerome and the Seraph
by Robina Williams

Letter to Readers from author Robina Williams

Book Spotlight Interview with Robina Williams

Bless My Child: A Catholic Mother's Prayer Book
by Julie Cragon

Letter to Readers from Author Julie Cragon

Teach Me about a Church Inside & Out: Discussions and Activities for Children (I Am Special Teach Me about Series)
by Paul S. and Joan E. Plum

Interview and Feature with Paul and Joan Plum

August 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for August

Homeschooling With Gentleness: Catholic Discovers Unschooling by Suzie Andres
Fighting for Bread And Roses: A Novel by Lynn A. Coleman
Every Monday Morning by Linda Hutton
To Sing You Must Exhale reviewed by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur by Kathryn Mulderink
Shalom, Mary reviewed by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur by Kathleen Culligan Techler
 

Fiction Non Fiction Children's/Family
The Mystery of Things (Ashland Grail Cycle ; Bk. 1)
by Debra Murphy

Letter from author Debra Murphy

Here. Now. A Catholic Guide to the Good Life.
by Amy Welborn

Also available through the Catholic Company - click here

The Mass Book for Children
by Rosemarie Gortler, Donna Piscitelli, Mimi Sternhagen


July 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for July

To Sing You Must Exhale reviewed by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur by Kathryn Mulderink (7/05)
Shalom, Mary reviewed by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur by Kathleen Culligan Techler (7/05)
Good Care, Painful Choices by Richard J. Devine, CM
Lenny Loses His Lunch by Dan Taylor & Damon J. Taylor
Gibraltar by Cami Tapley
Swimming with Scapulars: True Confessions of a Young Catholic by Matthew Lickona
 

Fiction Non Fiction Children's/Family
Pray for Us Sinners
by Kathryn Lively

Read my complete Book Spotlight and Interview with Kathryn Lively

Benedictine Daily Prayer: A Short Breviary
by Maxwell E. Johnson, Editor
My Dear Young Friends: Pope John Paul II Speaks to Youth on Life, Love, and Courage
by Pope John Paul II, John Vitek

June 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for June

Swimming with Scapulars: True Confessions of a Young Catholic by Matthew Lickona
From Wedgies to Feeding Frenzies : A Semi-Survival Guide for Parents of Teens by Tim Herrera
 

Fiction Non Fiction Children's/Family
Erin's Song
by M. T. Oates

Join me for a little "summer reading" - this great romance is the first novel by Catholic author Marie Oates. 

Swimming With Scapulars: True Confessions Of A Young Catholic
by Matthew Lickona

This faith memoir by a 32 year old Catholic dad of four is amazing.  Click here to read my interview with author Matthew Lickona.

Catholic Traditions In The Home And Classrooms: 365 Days To Celebrate A Catholic Year
by Ann Ball

Just in time for summer, this new book by one of my favorites, Ann Ball, is packed with family crafts, recipes, gardening ideas and more for your Catholic family.  Incredible, and great for even those like me who are not gifted "Martha Stewart" types!

Also available through the Catholic Company - Click Here

May 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for May
From Wedgies to Feeding Frenzies : A Semi-Survival Guide for Parents of Teens by Tim Herrera
Spirituality of Sport: Balancing Body and Soul by Susan Saint Sing, Ph.D.
The Other Faces of Mary by Ann Ball
Milton's Dilemma by Patricia Gatto and John De Angelis
How to Get More Out of the Eucharist by Michael Dubruiel

Fiction Non Fiction
Arms of Love
by Carmen Marcoux

Book Profile coming soon.

This book is only available through Carmen's wonderful web site at www.courtshipnow.com

My Cup of Tea: Musings of a Catholic Mom
by Danielle Bean

Read our complete Catholic Book Spotlight profile on this selection

Also available through the Catholic Company - Click Here

April 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for April

How to Get More Out of the Eucharist by Michael Dubruiel
The 10 Commitments: Parenting with Purpose by Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller
Avoiding the Greener Grass Syndrome: How to Grow Affair Proof Hedges Around Your Marriage by Nancy C. Anderson
The Ballad of Blue Eagle by Steven E. Jones
This Old Dump: Renovate without Decking Your Mate by Laura Jensen Walker
Tweener Press Adventure Series by Max Elliot Anderson
Behold, I Stand at the Door and Knock by S. C. Biela
When Lightning Strikes Twice by Marci Alborghetti
Family Reunion by Mary Quattlebaum
White Water, Bears, Dry Flies And Other Ways God Speaks To Guys by Randall Cirner

 

March 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for March
Praying the Rosary by Michael Dubruiel and Amy Welborn
Secrets of Success for Women by Karen Whiting
Lent: An Uncommon Love Story by Antoinette Bosco
Come to the Table: A Catholic Passover Seder for Holy Week by Meredith Gould
Hearts on Fire  - An Author Interview with Gayle Somers and Sarah Christmyer, Hearts Aflame Scripture Study
Please Don't Drink the Holy Water by Susie Lloyd

February 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for February
Please Don't Drink the Holy Water by Susie Lloyd
In the Beginning...There Were No Diapers by Tim Bete
Orderly Days by Kate Conway

Fiction Non Fiction Children's
Fiction
Mr. Blue
by Myles Connolly

 

Non Fiction
Into The Desert: Reflections For Lent
by George Lacey, OSB

 

Children's
Run from the Nun
by Erin MacLellan

Read our complete Catholic Book Spotlight Profile on this selection.

 

January 2005 Book Club Selections

Bonus Book Spotlights for January
Young and Catholic:  The Face of Tomorrow's Church by Tim Drake
101 Questions and Answers on Deacons by William T. Ditewig, PhD
Visions of Mary by Barbara Calamari and Sandra DiPasqua