I know, I know. It’s been waaaay too long since we did anything with the DYM Book Club. Completely my fault. I’m simply trying to juggle too many balls and as a result, I dropped this one. Luckily it’s not one that impacts anyone’s eternal destiny…I hope.

Anyway, the goal of the DYM Book Club was to read books together and discuss these, either in the comments here or in our Facebook group (which has been equally dead by the way). So let’s read some great books this month!

Here’s this month’s selection, handpicked by me because I wanted to start again soon. If you have suggestions for next month’s list, let me know!

As always, we pick four books from four different categories and you can read as many as you want…even all of them!

Young adult fiction: The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief is one of the most popular young adult books from last year (and the year before I think) that has also been made into a movie. Haven’t watched it, haven’t read it yet 🙂

Simplify isn’t technically a leadership book, but my educated guess is that the senior pastor of Willow Creek has a lot to teach us that we can apply to our leadership as well. 

Shaped by the Story has been on my book shelf for a while. Michael Novelli did an amazing workshop on this topic at the Simply Youth Ministry Conference in 2013 and it inspired me to do more with Bible storying. Still, I never quite got around to reading this book, so this month it will happen!

Let me know your thoughts on these books!