Don’t forget the fun, adventure, and encouragement that can lie between the pages of a book admist the chaos of adjusting to college life. Here are five titles for any book lover’s heart.
The Space Lover’s Book
“A Wrinkle in Time”
By Madeleine L’Engle
Get pulled through space and time alongside siblings Meg and Charles and neighbor Calvin as the three set out to rescue the beloved father of Meg and Charles. Learn the power of love and friendship as they battle the darkness that lurks around every corner. “A Wrinkle in Time” holds lessons that are as much relevant to adults as to children.
The Adventurer’s Book
“A Million Miles in a Thousand Years”
By Donald Miller
Anyone in the stage of transition is able to relate to the words of Donald Miller as he discovers the beauty of living a story of importance. Join him as he falls in and out of love, bikes across the vistas of America, and climbs the peaks of the Incan Trail all while learning to live a life of meaning and adventure alongside a meaningful and adventurous God.
The Case Solver’s Book
“And Then There Were None”
By Agatha Christie
When the host fails to show and a storm leaves no escape, what was supposed to be a weekend retreat soon turns ugly when the 10 guests are slowly killed off. Who will be left standing? Or will there be none all?
The Historian’s Book
“The Book Thief”
By Markus Zusak
In one of the most extraordinary coming- of- age stories, a young German girl must learn
to live life in the time of Hitler. Zusak said, “It’s a small story really, about, among other things, a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery.”
The Artist’s Book
“The Invention of Hugo Cabret”
By Brian Selznick
Told with graphics and writing, get ready to truly see into Hugo’s world.
Run with him through Paris, be introduced to Isabelle, and watch what unfolds as his invention is completed.