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{Book Review} All Manner of Things

"I know that. And I want you to have a wonderful time." She sighed. "I just want your life to be easy."I opened both my eyes to see her digging through her makeup case, her lips pushed together tightly."Who said that life was supposed to be easy?" I asked."All Manner of Things" by Susie Finkbeiner… Continue reading {Book Review} All Manner of Things

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{Book of the Month} The Lightlings

"It took them a long time, but as they moved, they saw the light shining brighter and brighter."The Lightlings Why you should read this book... For January, and the first of 2019's Book of the Month series, I am so excited to introduce you to The Lightlings by R. C. Sproul. This book is for anyone afraid of the dark. Or...… Continue reading {Book of the Month} The Lightlings

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{Book Review} The Warden and the Wolf King

"It's worth a try," Kalmar said. "Either way, it's going to make a great story." Kalmar mounted the other dragon and held out his hand to his mother. "Are you coming?"The Warden and the Wolf King About the book... The final installment in Andrew Peterson's masterpiece, The Wingfeather Saga. The culmination of each little storyline that will bring you… Continue reading {Book Review} The Warden and the Wolf King

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{Book Review} The Monster in the Hollows

"It took a few days to realize the light was coming from her. She was shining it. Janner Igiby had changed her. He was gone, but he had left some of his gift behind."Monster in the Hollows About the book... The Wingfeather family, formerly known as the Igiby family, is tucked away temporarily in the… Continue reading {Book Review} The Monster in the Hollows

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{Book of the Month} The Hedge of Thorns

It is humbly hoped that the inhabitants of this little cottage continue, after the example of those gone before them, to walk in that narrow path, where, although the traveler may find a few thorns, he has blessed assurance that it will certainly lead to everlasting joy, for the path of the just is as… Continue reading {Book of the Month} The Hedge of Thorns

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{Book Review} North! Or Be Eaten

Yer the High King, which means ye've got to start thinking of more than yerself."North! Or be eaten by Andrew Peterson About the book... The second installment of the literary and imaginative masterpiece: The Wingfeather Saga, the Igiby family has been forced to leave the quiet Glipwood Township and flee from the dreaded Fangs of Dang… Continue reading {Book Review} North! Or Be Eaten

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{Book Review} On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

Lad, it's one thing to be poor in pocket - nothing wrong with that. But poor in heart - that's no good." -On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness by Andrew Peterson About the book... This is the first book in The Wingfeather Saga. A tale I would place on my shelf beside C. S.… Continue reading {Book Review} On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

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{Book Review} The Lamplighter

Is Gertrude a beauty? By no means. Hers is a face and form about which there would be a thousand different opinions, and few would pronounce her beautiful. But there are faces whose ever-varying expression one loves to watch, tell-tale faces, that speak truth and proclaim the sentiment within; faces sanctified by the Divine presence,… Continue reading {Book Review} The Lamplighter

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{Book Review} When Comes the Spring

This is just the beginning, Elizabeth. We have today as a memory, but we have all of the tomorrows as exciting possibilities. -When Comes the Spring About the book... This is the second book in the Canadian West Saga. Her life as a single teacher in the Wild West is over. She's fallen in love,… Continue reading {Book Review} When Comes the Spring

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Book Review: When Calls the Heart

Birds sang their last songs of the day before tucking in for the night, and still the darkness hung back. Now, I thought, I understand the word "twilight." It was created for just this time - in this land.” ― Janette Oke When Calls the Heart About the book... Elizabeth Thatcher was raised in the… Continue reading Book Review: When Calls the Heart