Thoughts on Caspian and Home

My youngest brother and I traded a night of sleep for the first opportunity to see the new Narnia movie. I don’t regret it. Though I went in with no real expectations and the knowledge that no movie could take the book’s place in my affections, Prince Caspian surprised me. In a good way. Perhaps…

Legends of the Guardian-King

I’m not much of a collector unless you count foreign currency or books. That said, I admit one shelf of books is special. There resides the copies of my autographed copies of favorite books. Joshua Harris, Rebecca St. James, Bryan Davis (I’ve never seen my brother so excited for his sister to receive a book…

Journey of the Heart

Journey of the Heart: The Story of Janet McLean by fellow writer Jeannie Castleberry continues the story of the McLean family (recounted in two previous novels by Jeannie’s parents), following Janet in her single years. Five years ago, a book such as this would have been astonishing to most of us. In our excitement and fervor…

Fiction and the Far East

Fiction that accurately portrays life for believers in the Far East is rare, but next to Safely Home by Randy Alcorn, Daughter of China by C. Hope Flinchbaugh is my favorite. In many ways, I was able to relate more to Daughter of China because the heroine is just my age–and experiencing so many of…