Audiobook Review: Eight Great Fairy Tales Rewritten from a Christian Perspective
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Audiobook Review: Eight Great Fairy Tales Rewritten from a Christian Perspective

Like Narnia, the adult who reads these fairy tales will find more depth in them, because she has more life experience. Take the retelling of The Gingerbread Man. In Verner’s version, he’s the “Runaway Man,” a backsliding Christian. The sing-song retelling has some of the resonance and tenderness of the parable of the Prodigal Son. Continue reading

Book Review: The One
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Book Review: The One

Series: The Selection Kiera Cass YA There’s a lot to like about this last installment of Kiera Cass’s The Selection series. To bring you up to speed, America Singer is in a reality-show style contest to wed Prince Maxon. But each of them has other romantic entanglements. And then there are the political rebellions, terrorist … Continue reading

Book Review: The Elite
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Book Review: The Elite

Series: The Selection Kiera Cass YA        Welcome back to this dystopian cupcake of a series.   I liked Elite, the middle book of The Selection Series trilogy, the same way I liked The Empire Strikes Back as a mid-trilogy installment. We’re past all the exposition and can delve deeper into our characterizations and plot complications. … Continue reading