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A Peek At Adrastea, Enthralling, Tolkien-Inspired Fantasy By Anastasia Vincent

April 2, 2020

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May 13, 2020

Bonnie Way, who blogs as the Koala Mom, has written the second book in her Saint 4 Kids series, Canadian Saints Kids Activity Book, in collaboration with illustrator Katherine Babcock. This book is a treasure trove for homeschoolers, teachers at Catholic schools and pa...

April 28, 2020

This is the first post in a series of interviews with members of the Catholic Writers Guild. Get a glimpse into the life and work of author Michelle Buckman.

Michelle Buckman is the author of seven novels, a longtime writer and freelance editor. She is a Christy Award F...

April 27, 2020

I have just had the pleasure to interview Michelle Buckman, author of Turning in Circles, a suspenseful coming of age story rich with the life of a small coastal town in South Carolina. This extraordinary teen novel somewhat redeemed my negative view of Southern fictio...

April 22, 2020

Fisher of Men by Terry Cross is not a young adult novel per se. It is a California-surfing, deep-sea-diving suspense thriller evoking elements of the movie Jaws. As in a Hollywood movie, the two protagonists become romantically involved. The similarity ends there, how...

April 9, 2020

Here's my 2020 offering of Easter Books for Catholic Kids. They are quite a diversified lot, but they all talk about more than Easter eggs and bunnies - which doesn't mean that these are traditional Easter symbols are excluded. The books in this post, in their differen...

April 2, 2020

Adrastea is quite unlike popular teen fantasy. It is traditional, heroic, medieval, Tolkien-inspired stuff which operates on the principles of old-fashioned virtue.  But don’t worry, the virtue part will not get in the way. The book is a thrilling, utterly enjoyable re...

March 25, 2020

You may have noticed, dear readers, that I have not been posting very much lately. The reason is Adrastea, Princess of the antlered Cievo people in the World of Orbis.

The Tolkien-inspired world of Orbis with its five races, the Cievo, the Humans, the Shefro, the Snow S...

February 23, 2020

The young adult book market brims with fairy tale novels, mostly occult and twisted in content. These popular teen books undermine the foundations of our Christian culture luring kids to the demonic. If we want to renew Catholic culture, we need to provide fantasy worl...

February 8, 2020

I brought home two picture books about the marvels of nature from the library because they were beautiful to look at. I took some photos for you to take a peek inside. These books appeal to lovers of nature and art. They will also make a wonderful addition to your home...

January 17, 2020

Owd Bob, the Grey Dog of Kenmuir, published in the US under the title Bob, Son of Battle was originally written by the English author Alfred Ollivant ( 1874-1927).  Intended as a children’s book, this gripping tale of a legendary sheepdog in the 1880s Dale Country has...

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