Book Review, culture

Book Review: Safely Home by Randy Alcorn

Is this the day I die? Li Quan asks himself this question daily, knowing that he might be killed for practicing his faith. American businessman Ben Fielding has no idea what his brilliant former college roommate is facing in China. He expects his old friend has fulfilled his dream of becoming a university professor. But… Continue reading Book Review: Safely Home by Randy Alcorn

Book Lists, Book Review

8 of My Favorite Christian Fantasy Books

So before I begin, I want to preface with this: I firmly agree with C.S. Lewis in that, “No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally - and often far more - worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.” So the age recommendations are more based… Continue reading 8 of My Favorite Christian Fantasy Books

Book Review, History, Worldview

Book Series Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse - Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's… Continue reading Book Series Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Book Lists, Book Review, History

Louisa May Alcott: Her Lesser Known (But Equally Wonderful) Works

Everyone knows Louisa May Alcott for her most famous book, Little Women (which BBC recently made into a tv mini series), but what many people don’t know is that she wrote several other books as well that are all just as wonderful as her most famous. So here is a list of the ones I… Continue reading Louisa May Alcott: Her Lesser Known (But Equally Wonderful) Works

Book Review, History

Book Review: A Defense of Honor by Kristi Ann Hunter

When Katherine "Kit" FitzGilbert turned her back on London society more than a decade ago, she determined never to set foot in a ballroom again. But when business takes her to London and she's forced to run for her life, she stumbles upon not only a glamorous ballroom but also Graham, Lord Wharton. What should… Continue reading Book Review: A Defense of Honor by Kristi Ann Hunter

Book Review, History

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster… Continue reading Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review

Book Review: Together Forever by Jody Hedlund

Will the mistakes of their past cost them a chance at love? Determined to find her lost younger sister, Marianne Neumann takes a job as a placing agent with the Children's Aid Society in 1858 New York. She not only hopes to offer children a better life, but prays she'll be able to discover whether… Continue reading Book Review: Together Forever by Jody Hedlund