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Review of West Like Lightning

In his book, West Like Lightning: The Brief Legendary Ride of the Pony Express, Jim DeFelice chronicles the 18-month span of one of the most fabled epochs of Old West history. DeFelice describes every stop on the historic route across … Continue reading

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Review of Long Way Gone

  In his novel, Long Way Gone, Charles Martin tells the story of Cooper O’Conner, the son of a traveling evangelist, who has had enough of his father, his father’s message, and his father’s God. After a confrontation, Cooper steals … Continue reading

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Review of Stan Musial: An American Life

  In his book, Stan Musial: An American Life, renown sports journalist, George Vecsey gives an in-depth and intimate look at one of the greatest baseball players to walk on the field. Musial may not have received the press of … Continue reading

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Review of Christ’s Call To Reform His Church

  In his book, Christ’s Call to Reform His Church: Timeless Demands From the Lord to His People, Pastor John MacArthur asserts that today’s church must have a new reformation in order to be what the Lord Jesus calls it … Continue reading

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Review of Ramble and Roar

  In Catie Cordero’s début novel, Ramble and Roar, Eliza Belcourt is engaged by her parents’ arrangement, but she wants to pursue a music career. Against the convention of the day and her parents’ wishes, she runs away to New … Continue reading

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Review of Mortal Arts

  In Anna Lee Huber’s Mortal Arts, Lady Kiera Darby is accompanying her sister to Edinburgh to seek medical attention for a difficult pregnancy. But the trip becomes intriguing when she encounters acquaintances from her past who ask her to … Continue reading

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Review of An Army At Dawn

  In his Pulitzer-Prize-winning book, An Army At Dawn, The War in North Africa, 1942-43, Rick Atkinson takes an in-depth look at the fledgling Allied effort to gain a war footing in the attempt to confront the Nazi stronghold in … Continue reading

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