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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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The Adventurous Writer Who Brought Nancy Drew To Life By Jennifer Fisher

  Nancy Drew struggled this way and that. She twisted and squirmed. She kicked and clawed. But she was powerless in the grip of the man. ‘Little wildcat! You won’t do any more scratching when I get through with you!’ … Continue reading

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History Books Every Conservative Should Read

History (U.S.) 48 Liberal Lies (That You Probably Learned in School) by Dr. Larry Schweikart ** A History of the American People by Paul Johnson A Patriot’s History of the United States by Dr. Larry Schweikart ** Constitution of the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Christian Biography by Nate Pickowicz

The blessings that come from reading Christian biography cannot be fully enumerated or overstated. There is a measure of comfort, joy, and inspiration that comes from beholding the hand of God in the lives of His flawed yet faithful servants. … Continue reading

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30 Reasons to Read Books

  Even if you have read one good book in your life, you will know what reading gives. It gives you incomparable pleasure. While there is no doubt about the fact that reading is a priceless activity, it has been … 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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Review of Map of Bones

In James Rollins’ Map of Bones, gunmen enter a cathedral, shoot worshippers during the service, and steal ancient relics that have belonged to the Catholic Church for centuries. Sigma Force has been called in to investigate and recover the stolen … Continue reading

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Review of Bury Your Dead

  In Louise Penny’s Bury Your Dead, Quebec is celebrating its Winter Carnival, but Inspector Gamache isn’t having a good time. In the capital city to escape painful memories of a failed investigation for which he holds himself responsible, he … Continue reading

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Do You Reread Favorite Books? By Terri Barnes

Children often read a favorite book over and over again or ask a parent to read the same bedtime story night after night. According to Scholastic, this is good for children, who gain reading fluency and comfort from familiar stories, … Continue reading

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