Category Archives: Book review

The Unraveling of Wentwater
by CS Lakin: A Review

In her Gates of Heaven series, CS Lakin has drawn inspiration from beloved fairy tales and used them as a launching point to create new stories. While not an actual fairy tale retelling, The Unraveling of Wentwater incorporates aspects of … Continue reading

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Prophet by RJ Larson: A Review

Story Overview (Back Cover Copy) Close your eyes, Ela of Parne. Close your eyes and you will see. Ela Roeh of Parne doesn’t understand why her beloved Creator, the Infinite, wants her to become His prophet. She’s undignified, bad tempered, … Continue reading

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Night of the Living Dead Christian,
Day 3: A Review

Story Overview (back cover copy) What does a transformed life actually look like? In his follow-up to the critically acclaimed Imaginary Jesus, Matt Mikalatos tackles this question in an entertaining and thought-provoking way—with MONSTERS!!! While Christians claim to experience Christ’s … Continue reading

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The Realms Thereunder, Day 1:
A Review

Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy Blog Tour, February 2012

Review While in an ancient church during a “time between times,” children Daniel Tully and Freya Reynolds find themselves pulled into a dangerous underground realm, where creatures of folklore and myth abound. Freya wishes nothing more than to escape this … Continue reading

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Tale as Old as Time: The Art and Making of Beauty and the Beast

If you’re interested in fairy tales, you’ll likely want to read Tale as Old as Time, a non-fiction exploration of the creative process that transformed the familiar story of Beauty and the Beast to the Disney film that many of … Continue reading

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Corus The Champion, Day 1: A Review

Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy Blog Tour, December 2011

Story Overview (Back Cover Copy) He was once the greatest champion in the land. Then he disappeared. With Nemesia’s defeat, the Barlows have helped turn the tide in the Hidden Lands. But the victory is short-lived. An even greater evil … Continue reading

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Veiled Rose by Anne Elisabeth Stengl:
A Review

Story Overview (Back Cover Copy) Rose Red trusts no one with her secret. She hides in the forest, her face veiled in rags, shunning the company of all save her old father and her nanny goat. Her life is bleak … Continue reading

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The Monster in the Hollows
by Andrew Peterson: A Review

Story overview (back cover copy) Janner Wingfeather’s father was the High King of Anniera. But his father is gone. The kingdom has fallen. The royal family is on the run, and the Fang armies of Gnag the Nameless are close … Continue reading

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The Ale Boy’s Feast Day 1: A Review

May 2011 Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy Blog Tour

Story Overview (back cover copy) The king is missing. His people are trapped as the woods turn deadly. Underground, the boy called Rescue has found an escape. Hopes are failing across The Expanse. The forests, once beautiful, are now haunted … Continue reading

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