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Review of Humble Calvinism

  In his book, Humble Calvinism, J.A. Medders makes the case that Calvinist Christians should be the most gracious people on the planet. Yet, humility is sometimes not fully exhibited in certain theological circles. As a Calvinist himself, Medders explores … Continue reading

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Review of The Brutal Telling

  In Louise Penny’s The Brutal Telling, Inspector Gamache is summoned to the village of Three Pines to investigate a murder that hits a little too close to home. A wealthy hermit who lives on the outskirts of town is … Continue reading

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Review of Sandstorm

    In James Rollins’ novel, Sandstorm, explosion rocks a British Museum filled with ancient artifacts, leaving the curators asking for help. Sigma Force, a top-secret team, is called into investigate, but the answers may lie in a lost civilization. … Continue reading

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The Season of Reading Books We Want to Read: Summer Books for 2019

  Summers come and summers go. Why are summers so memorable? Perhaps the reason comes down to the fact that summer brings an invitation to actually do some things we have wanted to do all along, but were prevented by … Continue reading

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Review of Dodge City

  In his book, Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West, Tom Clavin tells the true story of the wildest settlement on the American Frontier. Originally begun near an Army fort, Dodge City … Continue reading

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Review of Why Mermaids Sing

  In C.S. Harris’s, Why Mermaids Sing, some of the wealthiest heirs of the English upper class are being murdered and left in public places. Now, Sebastian St. Cyr is called by a trusted friend to investigate. Will he be … Continue reading

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Review of Play Ball!

In their book, Play Ball!: Doughboys and Baseball during the Great War, Alexander F. Barnes, Peter L. Belmonte, and Samuel Barnes examine the love of “America’s Pastime” by those who fought World War 1. Whether they were on the frontlines … Continue reading

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