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Review of Tarzan of the Apes

              In Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan of the Apes, the title character is abandoned in the jungle of Africa by his parents’ untimely death, and Tarzan is adopted and raised by a mother ape. Through skill and ingenuity, he … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Charles Dickens Wrote A Christmas Carol By John Broich

After a particularly bleak year, millions in the English-speaking world and beyond will seek some comfort by watching a converted miser in a nightshirt, skipping about as light as a feather. “Whoop! Hallo! …What’s to-day my fine fellow?” Published 173 … Continue reading

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Analysing Agatha Christie – The Best-Selling Novelist Of All Time

The Agatha Christie Code British author, Agatha Christie wrote 85 books that sold between two and four billion copies. According to UNESCO, she is the most translated author in the history of the world and The Guinness Book of World Records has recognised … Continue reading

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8 Reasons Why Reading Is So Important JJ Wong

Why Reading is So Important? Everyone knows that reading is important, but have you ever asked yourself why that is so? In this post, I will list out 8 reasons why reading is important. I hope you can really find … Continue reading

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Every Book of the Bible in One Word Garrett Kell

God reveals himself through his Word. When he speaks, he teaches us what he is like, how he acts, and how he desires us to respond. As a whole, the Bible is about God. It’s about God the Father displaying … Continue reading

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A Stack of Books for the Season: Summer Reading List for 2017

With the arrival of warm weather, most of us are able to turn to a stack of books that had to wait for summer. The following is my list of ten recommended books for summer reading. This list must be … Continue reading

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5 Questions To Ask of a Book Before You Read It By Tim Challies

They are far and away the most common questions I receive (beyond, perhaps, how to pronounce my name—it rhymes with “valleys”): Can you tell me anything about this author? Have you heard of this book? Is it safe to read? … Continue reading

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