Julie Davis

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Daughter of atheists, Catholic convert, mother of two daughters, wife of Tom, living in Dallas ... not always happy but always happy to be Catholic.

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Happy Catholic: Glimpses of...

4.38 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Lord, Open My Heart

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Thus Sayeth the Lord: A Fre...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 12 ratings2 editions
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Seeking Jesus in Everyday Life

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Julie Davis Julie Davis said: " I've just been using this a short time but it delights me by focusing on the readings from a deep connection to scripture that isn't held specifically to the excerpts that the liturgy uses. Bergsma's background as a Biblical scholar comes to the fore ...more "

 
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Julie Davis Julie Davis said: " I've read a number of these in different mystery story collections over the years and always enjoyed gentleman thief Arsene Lupin's joie de vivre and sense of mischief. Watching the Lupin series made me (like many others, I am sure) want to read an a ...more "

 

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The Gospel of Luke by Pablo T. Gadenz
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The Charing Cross Mystery by J.S. Fletcher
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The Word of the Lord by John Bergsma
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I've just been using this a short time but it delights me by focusing on the readings from a deep connection to scripture that isn't held specifically to the excerpts that the liturgy uses. Bergsma's background as a Biblical scholar comes to the fore ...more
Things Worth Dying For by Charles J. Chaput
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The Exploits of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
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I've read a number of these in different mystery story collections over the years and always enjoyed gentleman thief Arsene Lupin's joie de vivre and sense of mischief. Watching the Lupin series made me (like many others, I am sure) want to read an a ...more
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The Burglars’ Club by Henry A. Hering
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This was a really fun set of short stories about a club formed for bored nobility who must perform a seemingly impossible robbery every two years to renew their membership. I enjoyed these a lot.
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
" Yep. That worldview is what keeps me from reading his books. So bleak. "
Q's Legacy by Helene Hanff
" I remember the first book as being light and delightful, although slight. I remembered this as being even slighter — which goes along with your review ...more "
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Julie Davis Patrick wrote: "Thank you for doing what you do, Julie. You make my life better by being in it, even if only peripherally. More importantly, you make the world a better place."

My goodness, thank you! :-)


Patrick O'Hannigan Thank you for doing what you do, Julie. You make my life better by being in it, even if only peripherally. More importantly, you make the world a better place.


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