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Always Jan by Roxanne Henke

Always Jan is book #4 in Roxanne Henke’s Coming Home to Brewster series, and deals with the specific topic of aging and maturing within a Christian context.  Like the other books in the series, Henke writes about characters that draw … Continue reading

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Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

In my search for the excellent and literary Christian novel, I decided to give this one a try.  There are a number of lists which rated Redeeming Love the tops in Christian fiction, and a few of my Goodreads friends … Continue reading

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While We’re Far Apart by Lynn Austin

I thought I’d squeeze in some Christian fiction to get my mind (and heart) focused on the right place as we kick off the Advent season.  Set on the U.S. home front during World War II, While We’re Far Apart … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Love by Rafik Schami

I gave it the old college try, but decided to abandon this novel after 100 pages.  The Dark Side of Love is a story of Rana Shahin and Farid Mushtak, whose love story is similar to Romeo and Juliet, only … Continue reading

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The Invisible Wall by Harry Bernstein

“Our street was smaller than most.  It had just one long row of houses on one side, and two smaller rows of equal combined length on the other, intersected by another street called Brook Street.  It sloped slightly on a … Continue reading

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Dakota: A Spiritual Geography by Kathleen Norris

“Nature, in Dakota, can indeed be an experience of the holy.” I ran across a review of Dakota on Goodreads, and couldn’t believe I had not heard of this book before.  As a native North Dakotan and someone who is on … Continue reading

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