Books

Why would you want to read a book about a dying woman?
Books

Why would you want to read a book about a dying woman?

The Extraordinary Deaths of Mrs. Kip is a book about dying that inspires you to live.

This debut novel from Sara Brunsvold, published by Revell, won’t leave you the same after you’ve read it. A unique split-time approach, with the modern timeline covering the space of just a few weeks, the reader walks through intense emotions with Kansas City Star cub reporter Aidyn Kelley.

An Enthralling Smoky Mountains Split-Time Romance: When Stone Wings Fly
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An Enthralling Smoky Mountains Split-Time Romance: When Stone Wings Fly

When Stone Wings Fly by Karen Barnett is an enthralling Smoky Mountains split-time that will tug at your heartstrings! “Her mama’s mountain rose in the distance, the forest clinging to its crumbling slopes in much the same way Rosie held fast to this house–with deep roots.” (When Stone Wings Fly) It’s 1931 and Rosie McCauley…

Animal Friends Leap to Greet You in These Picture Books About the Library
Picture Books

Animal Friends Leap to Greet You in These Picture Books About the Library

Have you ever heard the story of Dewey, the kitten who was dropped in the book return slot at a library in Iowa on a cold winter night? If not, you need to read Dewey the Cat.

Did you know that the majestic marble lions outside a New York Public Library building have names? World-renowned Patience and Fortitude appear in lovely picture books and even a wordless book. 

how an heirloom Christmas Cactus can be a reminder of God’s faithfulness
Fiction

how an heirloom Christmas Cactus can be a reminder of God’s faithfulness

When I got married, my aunt Margie gave me an aloe vera and four cactus starts–two Thanksgiving cactus, a Christmas cactus, and a traditional prickly cactus. The Thanksgiving cactuses were cuttings from a plant that belonged to Mrs. Maysel Lyon, my dad’s and my aunt’s beloved first grade teacher. (We heard many stories about this…

Pembrick’s Creaturepedia: a classification
Books

Pembrick’s Creaturepedia: a classification

Pembrick’s Creaturepedia is found on bookshelves all over Skree. But the original resides on the desk of Andrew Peterson, esquire. It is filled with exceedingly exquisite examples of a half-gobbled artist’s sketchery. Jam-packed with drawings of such creatures as Tail-handed Thwaps, Toothy Cows, Trolls, Ridgerunners, Dagger Fish, and Gunkees, this tome is exceptionally delightful! Ollister B. Pembrick’s Creaturepedia is ridiculously wonderful.

Allegories Worth Reading That Make Me Feel Hopeful and Loved
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Allegories Worth Reading That Make Me Feel Hopeful and Loved

When I’m not writing or reading, I’m pondering a plot line, developing a character, dreaming up a new idea, or wondering what happens next in the book I’m reading.   With an allegory, I know what happens next. I know that the Greatest Author of All Time will write the character’s story, redeem their brokenness, and let in the…

Daughters of the King
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Daughters of the King

There’s a reason Jesus used parables: sometimes a story makes a lesson more memorable and easier to understand.  “Each person has their own story.” My friend Natasha’s stories have made many truths tangible for me through the years.  Her non-fiction is raw and real and filled with the thread of God’s redemption; her fiction is…

The End.

The End.