Category Archives: christian fiction

Book Review: Doesn’t She Look Natural? by Angela Hunt

Title: Doesn’t She Look Natural? Author: Angela Hunt Genre: Contemporary fiction, Christian fiction Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library First line: A grieving woman, I’ve decided, is like a … Continue reading

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Faith and Fiction Round Table Discussion: Forbidden by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee

Title: Forbidden Author: Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee Genre: Christian fiction, dystopian fiction Publisher: Center Street Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher First line: There was never a body. Goodreads blurb: A terrible truth has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Embrace Me by Lisa Samson

Title: Embrace Me Author: Lisa Samson Genre: Christian fiction, contemporary fiction Publisher: Thomas Nelson Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: It’s amazing how good a priest looks when you’ve got nobody … Continue reading

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Audiobook Mini-reviews: Unaccustomed Earth: Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri; Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos; Wrapped in Rain by Charles Martin; and So Brave, Young, and Handsome by Leif Enger

Title: Unaccustomed Earth: Stories Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Genre: Short stories Publisher: Vintage Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook readers: Sarita Choudhury, Ajay Naidu In this collection of short fiction, Lahiri tells the stories … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, January 29, 2011

Thanks for all the nice compliments on my new theme – I am completely in love with it! As many of you have commented on the header Kevin made, I thought I would mention that he does blog hosting and … Continue reading

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Faith ‘n’ Fiction Saturday: Round table discussion of Godric by Frederick Buechner

Faith ā€˜nā€™ Fiction Saturday is a weekly event hosted by Amy at My Friend Amy. Each week Amy posts a different question or topic, having to do with faith in fiction, for people to blog about. This month, several bloggers … Continue reading

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Book Review: Though Waters Roar by Lynn Austin

Title: Though Waters Roar Author: Lynn Austin Genre: Christian historical fiction Publisher: Bethany House Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library First line: It was ironic. Harriet Sherwood adores and admires her independent, fiery … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, March 6, 2010

Author links: ~ Ladybug at Escape in a Book has an interview with A.S. Peterson, author of The Fiddler’s Gun. I really want to read this book! Discussion starters: ~ Heidenkind’s Hideaway: Insufficient Reading and Top Signs Your Book is … Continue reading

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