Monthly Archives: July 2014

Suncatchers

Suncatchers by Jamie Langston Turner My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really like Jamie Langston Turner’s writing. “Suncatchers” is a character-driven novel and as far as “Christian fiction” goes, cannot be put in the ‘typical of Christian writing’ box. … Continue reading

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Listening Valley by D. E. Stevenson

I was excited to see that “Listening Valley”,  another D.E. Stevenson novel, is being republished and released in January! Here is the first paragraph from my (old, hardback) copy: “Most people, looking back at their childhood, see it as a … Continue reading

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More Good Reading!

With summer well underway, here are a few more titles to try: The Classics: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy I first read this while camping one summer and have read it every time we take a summer camping trip since! … Continue reading

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Ten (or More!) Wonderful Summer Reads

Ok folks. Summertime is well under way! I got to thinking…. if I had any recommendations for summer reading to make, what would they be? I came up with this list….but to be honest, there are many more I could … Continue reading

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Taking on Dickens — A Guest Review

Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens This novel is everything my mind ever pictured when it hears the name of Dickens – grimy, smoggy London; sly and somewhat greasy criminals; and ugly festering secrets (the rotted wedding cake was just a … Continue reading

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First Paragraphs for Summer Reading, or, a trip to the Library

I’m still around! Just enjoying summer vacation-down time! Summer is such a great time to catch up on reading.   We just got home from the library. Here are a few of the books I chose and their intriguing first paragraphs…. … Continue reading

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