Tag Archives: Andrew Peterson

Monster in the Hollows, Day 3:
The Impact of the Arts

Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy Blog Tour September 2011

Who among us hasn’t experienced that peculiar, delightful stirring of the soul that comes through a creative work? We read a book and between the lines we catch glimpses of beauties and marvels that waken wonder. We hear a song … Continue reading

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Monster in the Hollows, Day 2:
The Family Connection

Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy Blog Tour September 2011

In literature as a whole and particularly literature for young adults, family ties are often weak or disintegrating and parental figures absent or abusive. Granted, many know by experience the painful reality of fractured families, but strong, loving families do … Continue reading

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Monster in the Hollows, Day 1: A Review

Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy Blog Tour September 2011

Several years ago, I stumbled across a book with an unusual title: On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness. It had an even longer subtitle: Adventure, Peril, Lost Jewels, and the Fearsome Toothy Cows of Scree. And a … Continue reading

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Family Devotion in Fantasy

As I discussed Friday, more often than not, in fairy tales as well as their close kindred, fantasy novels, family affairs are troubled–or family members absent altogether. Yet some fantasy novels beautifully depict family relationships, and the positive functions of … Continue reading

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The Far Country (and giveaway results)

My enjoyment of Andrew Peterson’s writing has sparked my interest in his music, and a recent visit to the Rabbit Room store revealed that he is  offering his most recent album The Far Country free for a limited time. You … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway: Monster in the Hollows by Andrew Peterson

With the onset of summer, there’s a increase of critters venturing out of the woods and fields to pay call in yards and gardens (especially gardens) all around. Fortunately, we have no monsters in our particular locale, but in the … 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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Christian Fantasy News and Releases, May 2011

Here are a few Christian fantasy releases you may want to add to your summer reading list. If you know of others coming out this month, please share! May releases: Divergent by Veronica Roth In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society … Continue reading

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The Promise of Life

Yes, Easter technically passed yesterday, but we’re in a time of spring, rife with promises of resurrection and life. Given that, I’d like to highlight an Easter poem shared in The Rabbit Room, a community blog run by musicians, authors, … Continue reading

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Christian Fantasy News and Releases, February 2011

We’re still in the middle of the bleak winter days–lots of snow and ice and dreary gray skies. It’s the perfect time to choose a book, curl up by the fire, and read! February Releases: The Resurrection by Mike Duran … Continue reading

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