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Review of Sandpiper Cove

  In Irene Hannon’s Sandpiper Cove, Adam Stone must report an act of vandalism to the police. Because he’s an ex-con, this is the last thing he wants to do but when Hope Harbor’s police chief Lexie Graham (a woman … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis on Reading Well, Part 1

I have learned that whenever C. S. Lewis weighs in on a subject, I’d better pay attention. He’s not always right, of course, but he is always wise and thought provoking. This is true of everything that Lewis wrote on … Continue reading

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The value of reading good books by Becky Lyn Rickman

There are so many benefits to picking up a good book and getting lost in it. Reading brings such pleasure and, as Albus Dumbledore so aptly put it, “Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source … Continue reading

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Do You Wish You Could Read Faster? Four Reasons to Slow Down By David Mathis

Cut out all the time between plays, and you can watch all the action of a nine-inning baseball game in about 18 minutes. Do the same with the average football game, and your total viewing time is only 11 minutes. … Continue reading

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Review of The Legacy of Luther

  In their book, The Legacy of Luther, Editors R.C. Sproul and Stephen Nichols examine the life and work of the conflicted German monk who sparked the Reformation. In this new volume published 500 years after the pivotal event in … Continue reading

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Review of 7

In s book, 7, language expert Cloe Lejune is translating an ancient language when she realizes she must warn the Pope that the world is facing cataclysmic destruction. Meanwhile, a message is delivered to seven random people whose only link … Continue reading

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Review of Murderous Mayhem at Honeychurch Hall

In Hannah Dennison’Review of Murderous Mayhem at Honeychurch Halls Murderous Mayhem at Honeychurch Hall, Iris Stanford’s novel manuscript has gone missing from the local post office. In response, she commissions her daughter, Kat, to recover it along with her mother’s … Continue reading

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