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Book Review: The Trumpeter Of Krakow

The Trumpeter Of Krakow, by Eric P. Kelly This book is a historical novel, and that is all the more impressive when you realize that this book is based on an actual historical legend in Poland, namely that there was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exploring C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles Of Narnia

Exploring C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles Of Narnia, by Kirk H. Beetz If you are looking for a textbook, fit for older high school or even early college students, that puts C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia in a historical and literary perspective, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Further Up And Further In

Further Up And Further In:  A Literature Based Unit Study Utilizing C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles Of Narnia, by Diane Pendergraft, edited by Margie Gray If you are parent for homeschooled children in middle school or early high school, this is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Worlds Of Narnia

Worlds Of Narnia:  A Treasury Of Myths, Legends, And Fascinating Facts, by David Colbert On the front cover of this book there is a disclaimer statement that this particular book was not authorized or approved by C.S. Lewis’ estate or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Backlands

Backlands:  A Novel, by Victoria Shorr This book seems custom-made to make into a movie.  I do not consider that a bad thing, even if this story is not precisely the sort of story I am most fond of.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bellini And The Sphinx

Bellini And The Sphinx, by Tony Bellotto, translated by Clifford E. Landers The author is apparently a noted musician in Brazil that I am not familiar with and also a noted writer in Brazilian noir fiction.  As someone who is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Old Testament Parallels

Old Testament Parallels:  Laws And Stories From The Ancient Near East, by Victor H. Matthews and Don C. Benjamin Anyone who has both scholarly interests and an abiding respect and honor for the scriptures is used to the claims that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Divided States Of America

Divided States Of America, by Aithal [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There was admittedly much I did not appreciate about this book.  I had expected a novel … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Frozen

The Art Of Frozen, by Charles Solomon, Preface by John Lasseter, Foreword by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee I must admit that Frozen is not a particular favorite of Disney films for me, and not only because of its insufferable … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Thanatos Syndrome

The Thanatos Syndrome, by Walker Percy It appears as if this novel is part of the same series as Love In The Ruins, especially as both have as their lead character one Thomas More, and it would seem a bit … Continue reading

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