Monthly Archives: April 2011

Faith and Fiction Round Table: What Good is God? In Search of a Faith That Matters by Philip Yancey

Title: What Good is God? In Search of a Faith That Matters Author: Philip Yancey Genre: Christian non-fiction Publisher: Faith Words Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library Goodreads blurb: “Religion author Philip Yancey … Continue reading

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Book Review: Evenfall by Liz Michalski

Title: Evenfall Author: Liz Michalski Genre: Contemporary fiction, paranormal fiction Publisher: Berkley Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the author First line: Nina sees the man first. Frank Wildermuth was the town catch in his … Continue reading

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Summer Movie Preview, Part 3

To recap, here’s Part One and Part Two. And now, the three summer movies I am the most excited about – and, not surprisingly, they are all based on books. The Help – I cried watching the trailer. (August 12th) … Continue reading

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Summer Movie Preview, Part 2

In case you missed it, here’s part one. And now, four more movies I can’t wait to see this summer: X-Men: First Class – James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender as the young Professor X and Magneto, respectively. (June 3rd) Cowboys … Continue reading

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Summer Movie Preview, Part 1

The past few years, I have eagerly anticipated the arrival of the “Summer Movie Preview” issue of Entertainment Weekly in my mailbox. I am a movie nut. I love the high-quality Oscar-worthies that come out in the autumn and Christmas … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson

Title: Forge Author: Laurie Halse Anderson Genre: YA historical fiction Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library First line: “Can you walk?” someone asked me. Spoiler alert: This … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – April 24, 2011 (the “Easter Sunday” edition)

For those of you who are celebrating today, Happy Easter! We will be heading down to Chewelah to go to church with Mom and Dad and then have family dinner together, complete with an egg hunt. Probably an indoor egg … Continue reading

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Casting of Effie, Glimmer, Prim, and Katniss’s mom for Hunger Games Film

Elizabeth Banks as Effie Leven Rambin as Glimmer Willow Shields as Prim Paula Malcomson as Katniss’s mom

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