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Death By Living

Death By Living Life Is Meant to Be Spent

By N. D. Wilson
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.42 Stars

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On 4/3 Sean Johnson wrote: The Wilsons love stories. To know them is, in an important way, to know their stories. They trade in family stories. They are one of those families that take down the heirlooms from the mantel to entertain their guests and friends, but in the Wilson household the most treasured heirlooms are oral histories. ... Mailbox Review: Death By Living

Sean's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/27 Grace and Grit wrote: Death by Living, written by N. D. Wilson, is a reflective look at life, and his perspective on how life and death intertwine and give each other meaning. In the form of stories retold, the author places memories of his childhood, his relatives, and his own children under the microscope lens and dissects ... A Reflective Look at Life And Death Intertwined.

Grace and Grit's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/9 Angel Roman wrote: I was excited when this new book from N.D. Wilson was announced to be released on July, by that time I had a long reading list that was waiting for me, but I decided to start with this one because well… it was N.D. Wilson, the same writer from the 100 Cupboards trilogy and the Ashtown Burials series. Somehow ... REVIEW – DEATH BY LIVING BY N.D. WILSON

Angel Roman's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/21 Jim Fields wrote: N. D. Wilson wrote Death by Living to remind each of us that to truly live we must recognize that we are dying. The subtitle is “Life is meant to be spent,” and the tagline describes this as a “poetic portrait of faith, futility, and the joy of this mortal life.” (Poetic indeed.) The crux of ... A Review of N. D. Wilson’s Death by Living

Jim's Rating:

2 Stars

On 11/7 Zenichka wrote: To be completely honest, I was often lost when reading this book. Not lost to the world, entranced by what I was reading (which is not uncommon for me – at least when I am reading Tosca Lee or Ted Dekker or Dean Koontz). Rather I was lost in the book, trying to catch the meaning gracefully embroidered ... [BOOK REVIEW: Death by Living by N.D. Wilson]

Zenichka's Rating:

2 Stars

On 11/1 momof08 wrote: Death by Living arrived by mail from Thomas Nelson publishers and was instantly confiscated by one of my teen sons. I hunted it down and began to read it. The next day…gone. This time another son (the not-so-enthusiastic-reader) had squirreled it away and begun devouring it. I was (finally) making ... Jack Kerouac, Edith Schaeffer and N.D. Wilson (my review of Death by Living)

momof08's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/28 Chris Hennessey wrote: This work is a collection of writings that Mr. Wilson has amassed over a several years, as well as a celebration of the lives of his grandparents and all those who have come before him. There is a thread that runs through, a common underlying thumping that makes the reader shift in their seat, itching ... Death by Living Review

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/26 HstyLvr72 wrote:  The idea and message of "Life is what you make of it," and "Your life is your own story - write it well" are ones that have been written about almost ad nauseam...yet, for some reason, this book, by N.D. Wilson caught my eye.  Maybe it was the place I was at the time...ever exhausted, wondering ... A Book Review...Finally!!

HstyLvr72's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/24 Bridget Haymond wrote: N. D. Wilson is the author of Death By Living. The prefix to the title of this book says, LIFE IS MEANT to BE SPENT and it is the recurring theme throughout the book. Wilson is an artful storyteller, weaving in poignant nuggets of truth about God and about life. This book is part history and part ... Death By Living – Book Review

Bridget's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/23 Tyler Bryant wrote: N.D. Wilson is one of the most creative writers that I have had the privilege to read. His mastery of vocabulary and story-telling ability are an absolute pleasure. As I read this book, I was often swept away into the places he described, learning the lessons that he was teaching. Death by Living is ... Death by Living by N.D. Wilson

Tyler's Rating:

4 Stars