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A Children's Bible: A Novel
A Children's Bible: A Novel | Lydia Millet
A brilliant, indelible novel of teenage alienation and adult complacency in a world whose climate and culture are unraveling. Pulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millets sublime new novelher first since the National Book Awardlonglisted Sweet Lamb of Heavenfollows a group of eerily mature children on a forced vacation with their parents at a lakeside mansion. Contemptuous of their elders, who pass their days in a hedonistic stupor, the children are driven out into a chaotic landscape after a great storm descends on the summer estate. The storys narrator, Eve, devotes herself to the safety of her beloved little brother as events around them begin to mimic scenes from his cherished picture Bible. Millet, praised as unnervingly talented (San Francisco Chronicle), has produced a heartbreaking story of the legacy of climate change denial. Her parable of the coming generational divide offers a lucid vision of what awaits us on the other side of Revelation.
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Ddzmini
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Book mail from my literati 📖🤗 book club interesting synopsis 📖🤗

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Eggbeater
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#20in4 #Readathon 1st book complete @Andrew65

This was a dark, thought-provoking dystopian novel. The children are jaded, the adults fail to adapt, and the world is wrecked by climate change. So basically, it was pretty realistic. I won't say it was an enjoyable read, but I appreciated it for the keen insight and depressing humor.

mcctrish I read this and you are right, it is very good but it‘s not ‘enjoyable‘ and I can‘t ‘love‘ it 3w
Andrew65 Sounds intriguing. Well done. 👏👏👏 3w
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Cinfhen
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This was a re-read for my IRL bookclub which meets tomorrow. I‘m looking forward to discussing this one. And a part of me wonders if this would work for #HopePunk #Booked2022 / I‘m gonna toss out the idea tomorrow 🤓

BookBabe Interesting premise, this book! 😮 6mo
Cinfhen You might appreciate all the allegories @BookBabe I don‘t know the New Testament but I sure recognize all the not so subtle references to the Old Testament 😉 6mo
Cinfhen It‘s super short but there‘s a lot to unpack @BookBabe 6mo
Megabooks There‘s a lot to work through if you‘re familiar with the New Testament, especially the parables. It‘s one I want to reread someday! @BookBabe 6mo
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“Life jackets!” screeched Jen‘s mother from the lawn. She held a wine bottle by the neck, a glass in the other hand, and wore a white bikini with red polka dots. The bottom exposed her ass crack and the top was pretty funny: her nipples showed through the white of the bra cups like dark eyes.

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mcctrish
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Not complaining about about warmer than usual temperatures for Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. I‘m hosting tomorrow so enjoying the calm before the storm. This book is giving me some Leave the World Behind by Ruuman Aman vibes

ATB Nice reading location! Happy Thanksgiving. 🍁 7mo
mcctrish @ATB my favourite place to read 7mo
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kathedron
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A climate crisis parable, in which the parents' generation whoop it up like the last days of the Roman Empire and abdicate all responsibility for, you know, having to find a way to actually live with it, to their precociously mature kids. Yeah, it's as subtle as a tank blasting out Wagner at max volume, and the characters are from a privileged demographic, but I enjoyed it (and had fun playing 'spot the Biblical references').

TrishB I love that description! 8mo
rmaclean4 Great review! 8mo
Reggie Lady in the helicopter? She was God right? I liked the kids‘ interpretation of science. 8mo
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JafPete
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I loved this story for so many reasons!
The Lord of the Flies feeling.
The spin on the Holy Trinity.
The generational divide.
The subtle (and not so subtle) religious references and allegories.
The matter of fact climate change references and depiction.
The sibling relationship. The ending. Oh, the ending.

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MegCaldwell
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Holy heck. I practically read this all in one sitting. Such a fascinating look at generational difference and climate change. Highly recommend. Also loved the weirdo surrealist parts.

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LadyCait84
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Biblical allegory and allusions fit perfectly into this story of exodus — one brought on by nature‘s wrath and society‘s complacency in the face of our climate reality rather than by a pharaoh. Centered on a group of kids/teens who understand they‘ve inherited a time bomb in the form of a planet and must look out for themselves as disaster looms, there‘s plenty of rage and resignation, but also tiny beautiful specs of what might be called hope.

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SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime
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Very "Lord of the Flies"-esque but the children actually get along & it's the parents who are dimwitted. An allegory for the current state of our world, climate-wise. The older generations have screwed things up & it's too late for them to do anything to fix it. The biblical references are included in a very non-religious, liberal way. While the overall message is pretty dire, the approach is humourous due to the teen narrator's dry, witty humor.

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3DClark3
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7.8.21 “Once we lived in a summer country.”

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HeathHof
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Starting the tagged book this afternoon. Not going to lie, the cover and word Dystopian were the only two selling points that I needed. Reading down by the water #wearingspf
#summer2021
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AlizaApp
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Loved this Lord of the Flies-esque story about a band of kids surviving on their own during the collapse of civilization. The ending was maybe a little heavy-handed for my tastes, but overall witty and thoughtful.

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cosmicgoddess
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Pretty good, a very unique take on storytelling. I liked the small references to Christianity. The ending was kind of confusing. Where did the parents go? I also was a little bit confused in terms of the hurricane and the apocalypse, was the apocalypse also happening or was it just an inflated view of a natural disaster from the perspective of rich youth? Well, interesting and short read none the less! ⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Lcsmcat
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While you‘ll get more out of this with strong biblical knowledge, it‘s not required. It‘s a quick read, with some uneven writing in places, but if you like clifi and allegory you should read this.

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Lcsmcat
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I read one chapter this morning before work. This was a gift from my (grown) daughter. I‘m starting to wonder if she had a message for me. 😂

Ruthiella Let‘s hope there‘s no ulterior motive about your parenting skills! 😂 11mo
Lcsmcat @Ruthiella One has to wonder! 😂 11mo
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Karmapen
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Y‘all this one was so messed up and disturbing. I shouldn‘t have read it at night. There‘s a lot of biblical references that went over my head, but the story was dark and compelling and the ending was just WRENCHING. You think things will be ok, but…

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Addison_Reads
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Loved this one! Although that might be the wrong word to describe it since I pretty much hated most of the characters. 😉 I loved the mix of religion and science and the overall story was fast-paced and very thought-provoking.

I have a YA book by this author on my TBR this month that I'm excited to read now.

#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 12mo
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rmaclean4
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Complelling and very readable. Loved the writing. So depressing. It paints such a bleak picture. Worth a read. I have a feeling that this book will stick with me for some time! 3.5 🌟

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EmilyM
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A group of children strike out on their own during a hurricane into a post apocalyptic like world after their parents remain completely clueless of the impending danger. A great story with dark undertones!⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

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I was unsure of this book at first due to the contempt the children have for the parents but the writing was so rich and well done. Just looking at the contradictions and tensions between the kids and nature in the first few pages was enlightening. It was an interesting journey to understand the children and and then see how the narrator begins to pity the parents. It‘s an indictment of our generation‘s complacency in the face of global disaster.

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kwmg40
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I enjoyed this book from the #TournamentOfBooks shortlist. The message about our complacency regarding the climate crisis is hard-hitting. Unfortunately, it lost out to Memorial in the #ToB21 as well as our own #LitsyToB21 hosted by @BarbaraBB.

Littens who are following the ToB: which of these should I read in the short time I have left? Sharks, Telephone, Shuggie or Memorial?

Ruthiella I suggest Shuggie since it won the Booker too. 1y
BarbaraBB Telephone or Memorial if you ask me! 1y
kwmg40 @Ruthiella @BarbaraBB Thanks for your suggestions! 1y
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Moray_Reads
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There was a lot to like here. The humour, the intergenerational conflict, the imminent climate disaster. But the whole felt less than the sum of its interesting parts. In the end I was underwhelmed and a little disappointed. This was a library book choice for one of my free spaces #bookspin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks I've seen a lot of mixed reviews for this one. 1y
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Creadnorthey
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This should really be 4 and 1/2 stars. I loved the writing style and the various scenes that developed into a series of “adventures”. The 1/2 star is lost in the book‘s connection to biblical imagery only because it became tiresome at one point in reading where I felt almost compelled to make definitive sense of the books events and their biblical corollary. In the end I couldn‘t be bothered... does that make me one of the evaporating adults...

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Mehso-so

The allegory was great. The characters, though utterly unlikable, are adroitly written. The idea and the last two chapters are good. However, there's a lack of credibility to many of the events, and the bit with the owner and the silo was absolutely deus ex machina. I'm glad I read it, but I'm also not particularly excited by it.

Ruthiella I agree with your take. I don‘t think this one will stick with me at all. 1y
Hooked_on_books Yeah, I didn‘t quite know what to think about this one. 1y
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Zoes_Human
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These are just awful people 😑

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BookishTrish
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Presenting... OK Boomer on Climate Change: a novel

Megabooks 😂😂😂😂😂😂 1y
Crazeedi It was called global cooling then, we were waiting for the ice age that was just around the corner 1y
Kalalalatja Perfect review! 😂😂😂 1y
veritysalter When I was at primary school in the 80s (I‘m a late Gen X), one teacher was keen to get us all recycling, using showers not baths and being conscious of CFCs - she was mocked by all the parents; her lessons have stuck with me though. 1y
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Between “pick“ and “so-so“ for me. I read this because it's a Pulitzer finalist playing out in a climate change-related dystopia. I knew it had biblical undertones, and that's okay. The writing was generally fine too. Yet, I had a hard time connecting with the protagonist or any of the characters, to be honest.

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“What people wanted to be, but never could, traveled along beside them. Company.”

Finished this #bookspin book tonight, and I need some time to process. It was an enjoyable, though tough to stomach, climate change-esque novel. It was also a scathing review of the generations that have come before the narrator. Of which, I think I‘m a part of? I don‘t know. It‘s gonna take some time to wade through my thoughts. But I didn‘t hate it!

TheAromaofBooks I've seen mixed reviews, so I'm glad you at least found this one thought-provoking!! 1y
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This author intrigues me. How do I describe it? Like, I have a feeling that she is amusing herself as she writes; she is having fun. Something suggests she would be a sarcastic wit at parties and at work, she would tolerate boring business meetings with a sly sardonic smile on her face. #ToB #ToB21 #WiaN #DogsofLitsy #EstherFest #EstherAssisting

Ruthiella I just finished it. It made me go “huh”? 1y
BkClubCare @Ruthiella - I agree with you. First half? Let‘s go! Second half? What just happened? 1y
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Johanna414
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After a couple weeks of trying to like this one, I just don't feel compelled to pick it up... moving on to something more enjoyable! This is my February #bookspin title. @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks How random, you're the second person to tag me with this as your #BookSpin pick! The other person didn't like it that well either. 😬 1y
Johanna414 @TheAromaofBooks I was pretty disappointed! 1y
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Mehso-so

I had a feeling this wouldn‘t be my kind of book, and while I didn‘t hate it, I left feeling meh about it. The first half was stronger than the latter, imo, and the end especially was too heavy handed with the religious clues, it got unnecessarily violent, and those kids and parents were all annoying.

#ToB21

Cinfhen Yeah; lousy bunch of adults 😖 1y
STORYBOOK-CAFE I DID actually hate it. The whole thing is just nonsense to me. 1y
Erinreadsthebooks Yes!!!!! 1y
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Moray_Reads Ah, shame. This sounded good! 1y
TorieStorieS I totally agree! I wanted it to stay more along the lines of the beginning!!! 1y
Kalalalatja I completely forgot, this is my #doublespin @TheAromaofBooks 😅 #bookspin 1y
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!! 1y
BarbaraBB Oh no. No I‘m almost sure I‘ll be disappointed too. I have the same feeling on forehand. 1y
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alexnyeguy
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Molecules never die, I thought. Hadn‘t they told us that in chemistry? Hadn‘t they said a molecule of Julius Caesar‘s dying breath was, statistically speaking, in every breath we took? Same with Lincoln. Or our grandparents. Molecules exchanging & mingling, on and on. Particles that had once been others and now moved through us. “Evie!” said Jack. “Look! I found a sand dollar!” That was the sad thing about my molecules: they wouldn‘t remember him.

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perfectlywinged
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A super quick post apocalyptic read that perfectly balances reality and allegory.

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Drjro27
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A fast-paced read with likeable characters and deeper meaning.

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PNWBookseller85
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Haven‘t posted in a long time, but I wanted to post my top ten books that I read that were published in 2020. #topten

BarbaraBB I loved your number 2 and have your numbers 1 and 3 on my tbr! 1y
PNWBookseller85 @BarbaraBB yay! They‘re worth the read! I read a LOT of thrillers this year because I couldn‘t handle much more than that. I feel like venturing back into more literary material is a good sign for my mental health. 1y
BarbaraBB Are you into The Tournament of Books? The shortlist this year contains your top 3 so the other shortlisted books might be just what you‘re looking for 😀 1y
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PNWBookseller85 @BarbaraBB I‘m not familiar with it! Is it a Litsy thing? 1y
BarbaraBB No, I‘ll tag you in a post with a link in it! 1y
Suet624 Fresh Water was sooooo good. I‘m with you on hidden valley and children‘s Bible. Great reads this past year. 1y
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Bookboss
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This was my last ebook of 2020. I wasn‘t sure I wanted to read a novel about teenagers surviving an apocalypse, but after reading so many glowing reviews I decided to give it a try. I enjoyed the first half of the book much more than I had expected. Once the children started on their journey to supposed safety, the story started to lose its way. I was interested in the biblical allusions, but the characters were not fully developed.

juliegumdrop I absolutely loved this book. The parents were such trash! 😂 1y
Bookboss The parents were horrible! 1y
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I bought this because of its cover.

Now, 4 months after reading, I still can‘t get it out of my head and that‘s not because of the beautiful artwork.

Whats resonated with me is the authors concept of God as nature, Jesus as science and the Holy Ghost as art.

Originally gave this 4/5 but bumping it to 5 for how well the author wormed into my head and sparked new avenues of thought. What more could one possibly want from an author than that?

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Megabooks
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I think there are a lot of things one can take away from this #audiobook, especially if they are familiar with the Bible. In a unique way, this novel definitely hits the high notes of many biblical stories, and one can definitely argue there is a strong undercurrent of environmental stewardship issues.

But what struck me most was the author‘s assertion that God is nature, Jesus is science, and the HG is art, and that makes a lot of sense to me!⬇️

Megabooks As a “wavering Christian” (not totally in or out), I‘m definitely going to have to think about this book. It‘s not my favorite of the #tob field, but it‘s an interesting book. 1y
Cinfhen I agree, this book stays with you and says a lot in very few pages. I read this right after reading Transcendent Kingdom and I thought I noted some similarities between religion & nature. Great review 💜 1y
Megabooks @Cinfhen Thanks friend! ❤️ I can see how it would be interesting reading those two books back-to-back, although I liked Transcendent better, probably because it mirrored my own struggles more closely. 1y
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Cinfhen Definitely Transcendent was the better book but there were enough parallels that made both books more interesting. 1y
Megabooks @Cinfhen Truth. 👍🏻👍🏻 1y
LauraBeth Between your and @vivastory ‘s review of this book, I‘m now very curious to read it! 1y
Megabooks @LauraBeth it is a really interesting book. And Scott‘s review was fantastic. I already owned the audiobook, but he definitely lit a fire to finish it. 1y
BarbaraBB Interesting! My biblical knowledge is little so I am curious to see what I‘ll get out the book! 1y
Tanisha_A @BarbaraBB Same! I am still very curious to read it 1y
vivastory Great review, Meg! And I agree, Millet's assertion about God is nature, Jesus is science & HG is art really struck me as remarkable. (edited) 1y
Megabooks @BarbaraBB @Tanisha_A I still think you will both get something out of it, especially the environmental stewardship part. That you just have to believe in Jesus (science) to get. 😉😉 1y
Megabooks @vivastory thanks, Scott! I‘m really enjoying reading this year‘s tob field. It‘s an interesting bunch! 1y
Reggie Totally agreed with that interpretation of the Bible code. Great review! 1y
Megabooks @Reggie sorry I missed this! Thank you. 😊 This is one I‘m still thinking about. 1y
Reggie No worries. 😊there was a lot to think about in here. Happy New Year! 1y
Megabooks @Reggie happy new year to you! 🎉🥂 1y
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vivastory
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This is a first for me. Never before have I written two reviews for one book. Shortly ago I returned home from running errands. While out I was mulling over Millet's novel. While reading CB yesterday there are Biblical references that even the most irreligious reader would pick up on (ie the hurricane & flood, the rules or commandments at the new house etc) When I started reflecting on CB scene by scene it dawned on me that this wasn't a novel👇

vivastory with religious commentary, Lydia Millet literally structured the novel as a contemporary reenactment of the highlights of the Old & New Testaments. Pardon my language: Fucking brilliant! I will say that certain episodes worked better than others, & I hope that others won't find this to be spoiler material. I will more than likely reread CB in the next month or so with this in mind. (edited) 1y
jdiehr I have been both intrigued and scared off by this one. 1y
vivastory @jdiehr It's quite an experience! 1y
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BarbaraBB Wow that is interesting and I haven‘t read about this ‘discovery‘ before. But it‘s good to have this in mind when I get to it. I am not religious and read the Bible only as a child so am curious if I can get out of it what you did. Intriguing! 1y
vivastory @BarbaraBB I'm an atheist, but was raised in a church. There's some clever symbolism happening. Tag me once you finish & we can discuss it. I think it's a great book for discussion. 1y
BarbaraBB I will! I am hoping to get my copy soon. And you were raised in a church? What do you mean by that? 1y
vivastory @BarbaraBB My dad took my brother & I to church when we were younger, but I was never a believer. Much to my dad's dismay. 1y
Reggie Lol I love this. 1y
vivastory @Reggie It's such a clever book!! 1y
batsy I love this take two review! Fascinating. This book is definitely tbr! 1y
NovelGirl82 Interesting. I may have to read this when I have more time and brain power. I‘m more humanist (if I had to label), but I was raised in church, too. I went to private Christian school and my mom is evangelical/southern baptist, so I can definitely quote scripture. This seems like it would be an interesting read. (edited) 1y
readordierachel How interesting! 1y
vivastory @batsy I'll be interested to see your thoughts. Def a lot in it for discussion 1y
vivastory @NovelGirl82 I definitely recommend it. A lot to think over in this one. 1y
Megabooks Yes, I waited to read your review until I had finished this, but I totally agree. I‘m still unsure what to say in my review, but what struck me (coming from my really loosey goosey denomination) was god as nature, Jesus as science and the HG as art. That made a lot of sense to me. Also I think she was trying to say something about stewardship of the planet, but I‘m still mulling it over. 🤔 (edited) 1y
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rsteve388
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Great story, the Audiobook was delightful and well done. Interesting idea about what climate change will do to society and how some.will.rise to meet the challenge and others will despair.

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megbmore
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Starting off jólabókaflóð with this book from the NY Times best books of 2020 list.

Johanna414 I'm reading this one right now too! 1y
megbmore What did you think, @Johanna414? I loved it! I still have to write my review. It feels like a hard one to capture. 1y
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Reggie
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Millet simultaneously exhilarates and feeds my fear of of the Anthropocene apocalypse we are all living through. A group of adults have rented a house to indulge in their vices while their children are left to fend for themselves. And then a storm comes. It is an indictment on how older generations have shorted the future generation(s). There are some kids in here who crack a code in a Bible. I very much liked their interpretation. Pick!

Jas16 Reggie! I just came home to find a surprise package waiting for me! Is it something you want me to open now or can I wait for the holiday? 1y
Reggie @Jas16 whenever you like. Happy holidays, Jennifer! 1y
Jas16 @Reggie I am going to wait then. Thank you so much my friend! 1y
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Centique Great review Reggie! You are reading up a storm 😊 1y
Reggie @Centique we had snow, it‘s freezing outside and I was already stuck inside this house for a month and a half. I‘m so cagey right now. Lol, there‘s nothing else to do but read. 1y
Suet624 Reggie! (loved this book too, by the way.) Do you have a new email address? Something arrived for me yesterday and I wanted to write to you about it. 1y
Reggie @Suet624 reglara79 at yahoo.com 1y
Reggie @Suet624 When the kids were talking about how God is nature and how Jesus was science and how we needed to believe in science because it comes from nature. I thought Millet was a genius. These kids get it. 1y
Suet624 I know! Did you see I posted a picture of their reasoning? Jesus=science 1y
Reggie @Suet624 I did. Also, this book made me want to take a Bible as literature class. Some of the references/story arcs were lost on me. Like the whole 4 angels who are taken back with who I am supposed to assume is God. It took me to the end of the book to realize that the narrator‘s name was Eve for a reason. Stuff like that. 1y
Suet624 I went in knowing there would be a lot of biblical references but missed a few of them. Like finding Moses in the river after the storm. 1y
Pricel101 Great review! This book gets mixed reviews but I think it‘s because it‘s misunderstood- stacked!! 📚 1y
Reggie @Price101 Thanks! I agree. Have you ever read Alyssa Nutting? I think she has the same parental themes as Millet. I hope you enjoy this one when you get to it. 1y
Lindy I loved this one too. It‘s haunting, in fact. 1y
Reggie @Lindy there was a lot of dystopian action in literature this year, some more well dressed as others but I don‘t think they‘re so far off the mark. When I read The Road by McCarthy I used to think that would never happen. But I feel like it‘s more closer to the realm of possibility than ever. 1y
Lindy @Reggie Yes, I think it‘s closer too. Another one I read recently: 1y
Reggie @Lindy it‘s coming up for me soon to read! 😊 1y
Reggie @Suet624 I got your lovely card, Sue! Love the picture. Merry Christmas, my friend. 1y
Suet624 Oh, I‘m so glad you got it. I‘m opening your package tomorrow. Best wishes and much love to you, Reggie. 1y
Suet624 Reggie, thank you SO much for your gift. This is the second novel you‘ve sent from the same author. Loved the first one. Can‘t wait to read this one. 1y
Reggie @Suet624 I hope you like it. It‘s one of my top five favorite books. Partly because I read it when I needed to. 1y
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I found myself reading this one fast- it‘s a dystopian novel set in a somewhat realistic beginning. There‘s a group of kids who fend for themselves as their parents drink and enjoy their college reunion. The twist is that the story unfolds with symbolism and references to the Bible‘s plot. The last quarter felt a little mass market, but it was still creatively told.

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This one was just ok for me. It is very dark. A group of college friends meet to go on vacation as the climate change is greatly changing the planet. The kids of the college friends is the focus of their story. It is about their disgust for their parents and their survival through many challenges.

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megbmore
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I'm listening to the New York Times Book Review podcast on the best books of 2020 and A Children's Bible jumped to the top of my TBR.

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Rollinsfan1
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I loved this book.
I had no idea how this was going to turn out. I was so engaged I finished in 2 days.

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Suet624
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This slim novel is sneaky. The story centers on teenagers witnessing their parents in the midst of a weather emergency. Throughout the novel Biblical snapshots emerge, from Noah‘s Ark (the gathering of animals) to the Book of Revelations. It‘s an indictment of this (my) generation‘s unwillingness to deal with climate change. It‘s a lot in a little book.

Jas16 Reviews have been so mixed on this one but I think I may have to give it a try. (edited) 1y
Reggie I don‘t know if you have ever read World War Z but I like a lot of what‘s in there. Like this huge world catastrophe happens and humans get pushed to the brink. But then they come back. And in one of the interviewees in the end says at least we have that going for us. That my generation fixed the mess we made. That we did something. Nice review, Sue. 1y
Megabooks I picked up the audiobook and I‘m excited to read it! Great review! 1y
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Suet624 @Jas16 I can see why folks don‘t like it. But I appreciated what she managed to do with the story. 1y
Suet624 @Reggie thanks, Reggie. I think you or Scott (@vivastory) might have mentioned WWZ before. I think I‘m going to have to read it. 1y
Suet624 @Megabooks thank you! 1y
vivastory I had decidedly mixed feelings on Millet's Sweet Lamb of Heaven, but this one sounds so intriguing that I'll def be checking it out 1y
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A 9-year is deciphering the mystery of the Bible. I kind of want to see if this would change the minds of evangelicals who refuse to listen to Dr. Fauci or refuse to wear masks.

mom2bugnbee As a born-again Christian who is also a scientist, I approve this message. 😂 😂 😂 1y
Suet624 @mom2bugnbee 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 love it. 1y
Suet624 @megabooks @vivastory saw your note about this book and wanted to note how much I liked this part of the story. 1y
vivastory I liked this part a lot too. This one has stuck with me 1y
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My next "NYT BEST OF 2020" pick.

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