Favorite Tales of Survival

I’m addicted to tales of survival, whether real or fiction, that show the power of the human spirit to overcome all sorts of obstacles and challenges and live to fight another day.  Here are some of my favorites: Real Life Black Wave: A Family’s Adventure at Sea and the Disaster That Saved Them by John […]

One to Inspire: ECPA Book Awards Announced

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. […]

Read the Book, See the Movie

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 […]

Read the Book, See the Movie

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 […]