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Telling the Truth by Frederick Buechner
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it was amazing

I finally finished it!!!! After many starts and stops in the last six months I managed to read all 98 pages.

My problem with reading this wasn't that it didn't interest me, rather, it was that I kept rereading everything I had previously read. Every reread, something captured my imagination yet again.

I just love Buechner's language. It never fails to move and encourage and excite me. He pulls things into a completely new, startling, beautiful perspective that I had never before considered, and I would read the same paragraph over and over again and still be overcome by the truths and beauty he reveals.

But the real reason I know that this was truly good? I had to force myself to take a break from this to read my current fiction book. I'm not sure I've ever preferred a nonfiction book to a fiction book, but it was a regular occurrence in the last week.

All that to say: five star without a doubt.
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Reading Progress

January 6, 2019 – Started Reading
January 26, 2019 – Shelved
January 26, 2019 – Finished Reading

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