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The Evangelical Christian Publisher’s Association recently announced the winners of their annual book awards. These awards have been given since 1978 and honor fiction and non-fiction books published by Christian publishers. I always make a point of adding these to my reading list and I have discovered many great reads I wouldn’t have otherwise. […]
June and July will bring a variety of movies based on books–including new installments in the Spiderman and Batman series. There will also be another fairy tale adaption of Snow White and a fanciful tale based on Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter. Happy reading and viewing! Opens June 1st Snow White and the Huntsmen: In a […]
Bargain hunters love a good garage sale. My favorite find at a garage sale was a crockpot I got for $5 that I used for many years. One upcoming event of interest to bargain hunters is the TADA (Topeka Antiques Dealer Association) Summer Antiques and Collectibles Flea Market. It will be June 1st and 2nd […]
April and May will bring a variety of movies and TV series based on books…including the latest Nicholas Sparks flick–The Lucky One–and movies and TV series based on classics by Dickens, Poe, and Hemingway. Here’s what to check out and read before heading to the theater or turning on the TV…after checking our local showtimes to confirm […]
My review of the audiobook Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly I was thoroughly engrossed by this story about a teenager–Andi–who fights her own personal demons while vividly encountering the world of the French Revolution. Andi is, in short, a mess. Her younger brother Truman’s death has reduced her to popping anti-depressant pills just to make it […]
February and March will bring quite a variety of movies for the book lover to choose from. A lot of child friendly fare will be released in the next couple of months, but of course the one most teens are anxiously awaiting is The Hunger Games on March 23rd. Read on to see what else put on your […]
My Sister Dilly by Maureen Lang is a thoughtful read that inspires through a powerful story of restoration following tragedy What happens when someone reaches the end of their rope while caring for a disabled child? In Dilly’s case she did the unthinkable–she tried to take her own life. Her sister Hannah has one objective […]
December and January will bring quite a variety of movies for the book lover to choose from. Whether it is a lighthearted flick like One for the Money or a disturbing tale like We Need to Talk About Kevin there is a book/movie combination for every taste. Read on to see what to put on your […]
I was recently blessed by being able to read an advance copy of Susan Meissner’s latest novel, A Sound Among The Trees This introspective novel about the power of superstition kept me thinking long after I put it down. The story centers around Holly Oak—an ancient Southern home with a reputation for being cruel to […]
A birdwatcher, musketeers, vampires, and a documentary on Prohibition are all on tap for book loving movie watchers this fall. Read on to see what to put on your reading list so that you can be prepared the next time you go to the theater or turn on the TV. This list is gleaned from […]