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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 Oldest Treasures From 12 Great Libraries by Sarah Laskow

We asked some of our favorite libraries: What’s the oldest item in your collection? When you start to think about the oldest books that a library might hold, there are any number of rabbit holes you can fall down. What’s … 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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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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Why I Love to Read Non-Christian Books by Tim Challies

My practice of reading goes through phases. There are times where I just cannot get enough of the newest Christian books, and there are times where reading yet another Christian book seems almost intolerable. In some seasons I love to … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules For Writers

Image by the USO, via Flickr Commons In one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for The Atlantic, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all sorts of theories,” he says, “it’s … Continue reading

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Review of Beneath Copper Falls

      In Colleen Coble’s Beneath Copper Falls, dispatcher Dana Newell escapes to Rock Harbor to break out of an abusive relationship and make a new life. When a desperate friend also finds herself under threat and calls 911 … Continue reading

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