Category Archives: Christian Fantasy

Winged Horses and Wingabeasts
(A Guest Post by Janalyn Voigt)

I’ve tweaked my blog schedule this week to participate in a blog tour for Janalyn Voigt, whose epic fantasy novel DawnSinger released several months ago. She’s graciously offered to give away one copy of her novel (in your choice of … Continue reading

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The Nacirema

In one of my college history classes, we read an article on the Nacirema. This essay originally appeared in the American Anthropologist magazine in 1956, and a subsequent article showed up in the Natural History magazine in 1972. In a … Continue reading

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The Enduring Legacy of C.S. Lewis:
A Life of Integrity

Two years ago, the C.S. Lewis foundation began the process of creating a college under his name, one that would reflect his pursuit of Christianity within the academic realm. They want to hold a high intellectual standard, while encouraging discussion … Continue reading

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Christian Fantasy News and Releases, August 2012

August releases DawnSinger by Janalyn Voigt (I missed featuring this one when it came out a month ago) The High Queen is dying… At the royal summons, Shae mounts a wingabeast and soars through the air to the high hold … Continue reading

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Fantasy Novel Repeats

Recently, I read The Orphan King by Sigmund Brouwer, a historical fantasy novel that released this month. The concept seemed familiar, and the further I got into the story, the more confident I was that I had read the book … Continue reading

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Guest Post at Christian Fantasy for Women: Fruit of the Forbidden Tree

Maria Tatham, a fellow writer of Christian fantasy and a blogger over at Christian Fantasy for Women graciously invited me to write a guest post for her blog. Here’s an excerpt from the post: The concept of forbidden fruit is … Continue reading

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Christian Fantasy News and Releases, July 2012

Here’s the latest batch of Christian fantasy releases from publishers large and small–just in time for summer vacations. If you know of other new releases, please feel free to share them in the comments. Happy reading! The Dark Faith by … Continue reading

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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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Book Giveaway: The Dragon’s Tooth
by ND Wilson

In The Dragon’s Tooth, author ND Wilson blends fantasy seamlessly with reality. Although some stock fantasy elements appear, he’s created a unique story with vivid and compelling characters–heroes and villains alike (as Kessie mentioned in Friday’s discussion). Actually, her reference … Continue reading

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Of Villains and Antiheroes,
Part Two

While antiheroes have strong potential for redemption and often arouse reader sympathy, true villains have seared consciences and don’t engage our compassion in the same way. They damage people and even worlds in a premeditated manner and plan to continue … Continue reading

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