Tag Archives: Jeffrey Overstreet

Ale Boy’s Feast Winner and
Jeffrey Overstreet on The Auralia Thread

First off, I would like announce the winner of The Ale Boy’s Feast. I love sharing good books, so when I hold a giveaway, I always wish I had the means to give a copy to everyone who entered.  Since … Continue reading

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The Ale Boy’s Feast Day 3:
Spiritual Elements

Some tour members questioned whether Overstreet wove Christian themes into his work or only presented generic values that any individual could appreciate regardless of faith. John Otte advanced this view in his final tour post. In contrast, a non-tour related … 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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Book Giveaway: The Ale Boy’s Feast
by Jeffrey Overstreet

Next week, the Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy blog tour will feature The Ale Boy’s Feast by Jeffrey Overstreet. In honor of the event, I’m holding a giveaway for the book. If you enjoy lyrical prose and a thought-provoking storyline, … Continue reading

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What Makes A Story Timeless?

Certain books I return to again and again, and each time I find something compelling, something that makes me want to keep reading, although I know exactly how the story unfolds. They capture something timeless, provoking thought long after they’ve … Continue reading

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Novel Openings: Are You Hooked?

How long does it take for a novel to grab your interest or turn you off? It might be a few pages, or even a few paragraphs, but somewhere in those opening lines you usually get a sense if a … Continue reading

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Christian Fantasy News and Releases, March 2011

Two Christian fantasy novels I’ve anticipated for some time release this month, sequels in the Auralia Thread series and the Gates of Heaven series. Have you tried either series? If so, what did you think? March Releases: The Ale Boy’s … Continue reading

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Food in Fantasy: Appealing Dishes
(Part Two of Three)

Any discussion of food in fantasy would fall short if it failed to highlight some of the more delectable and appealing dishes.  So today’s post will be all about those foods and drinks I find most appealing, and I hope … Continue reading

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