Life’s busy. Let’s stop and smell the books.
I’m Michelle, and I’m so glad you’re here.
The Book Devotions is for people who love to read books and want to make it a priority.
Here, we read for the sheer delight of it. In the process, we learn and grow.
Com’on, I’ll give you a tour…
Here’s a master list of all the books I’ve reviewed here. Have your TBR handy!
Treat your inbox to bookish bliss every week. I share fun freebies, resources, trivia, and newsy literature links.
Need help deciding what to read next? These themed booklists are surefire slump-busters
Snag printables, templates, and other literary goods for devoted readers and teachers.
The Essential Devotions
These short articles describe what The Book Devotions is all about. Consider this my manifesto.
Let’s lose ourselves in books!
Losing yourself in a book is more than just enjoying a bit of entertainment. It’s sanctifying to your soul. Here’s why.
Reading is not a guilty pleasure
Why do you feel so guilty for taking time to read books? Let’s release the guilt and embrace the gift.
Is reading books good for you?
Or is it a time-waster that detracts from your spiritual walk?
Why the world needs readers (like you)
Is being a reader that important in the big scheme of things? YES, it is. Discover why the world needs readers now more than ever.
Read to relax (here’s why it works)
I read to relax and destress, and I bet you do, too. But WHY is reading so relaxing? Here’s why books are your fast track to R&R.
Here’s more bookish encouragement for ya!
5 Free printable reading trackers for adults
Here are 5 free printable reading trackers that are perfect for adult book lovers! The bundle includes soft colors as well as black and white versions.
3 Printable Pride and Prejudice Reading Schedules: Finish in 1, 2, or 4 Weeks
Finally check this classic novel off your bucket list (even if you don’t do classics). Choose from three Pride and Prejudice reading schedules to finish in 1, 2, or 4 weeks.
Papa Panov’s Special Christmas Read-Along
Read the short story Papa Panov’s Special Christmas, written by Ruben Salliens and translated by Leo Tolstoy. Or listen to me narrate the story to you on audio.
Christmas at Red Butte Read-Along
Join us for a festive holiday read-along of “Christmas at Red Butte,” a charming short story by L. M. Montgomery. Great for homeschool literature and book club-style discussions.
Anne of Green Gables Gifts to Delight Kindred Spirits
Want to find just the right gift for the kindred spirit in your life? These Anne of Green Gables gifts are perfect for fans of the beloved novels.
Jane Austen Gifts That Ardent Admirers Will Adore
Find the perfect Jane Austen gifts for every type of fan. Regency romantic? Witty ironic? This Austentatious gift guide has you covered.