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 in the mail–he got to read it first), Beverly Lewis, Brock and Bodie Thoene’s Jerusalem Vigil (required reading before you visit Israel), ... Read More about Legends of the Guardian-King
Every child should have the joy of growing up with Tales of the Kingdom by David and Karen Mains. Along with Tales of the Resistance and its more recent conclusion to the trilogy titled Tales of the Restoration, Kingdom Tales impacted my imagination and memory more than almost any other book besides Narnia. Proof can be found in my first journal from 1992. At eight years old I couldn't spell or form proper sentences, but I knew and loved the ... Read More about To the King! To the Kingdom! To the Restoration!
My husband and I are reading The Lord of the Rings trilogy for the first time. I blush to admit it; we've had the best of intentions over the past few years since we read--and adored--The Hobbit. We've been surrounded by friends who are ardent lovers of all things Middle-earth. We were even stung by our own consciences when we broke the 'no movie till we've read the book' rule to go and see The Fellowship of the Ring in the theatre.Are we the ... Read More about Tolkies…
I rarely re-read books. Except the old favorites like Little Women, Chronicles of Narnia...you know. But to re-read a book written recently--I usually have so many books on my in pile that such is not a luxury I can afford even if I wanted to. Most books are good the first time but I have no desire to read them again. If so, not for a few years. I read Bryan Davis' Raising Dragons, book one in the "Dragons in Our Midst" series. It was good. I ... Read More about Knights, Heroes, and Dragons