A few years ago, I had never heard of Jonathan Rogers, S. D. Smith, N. D. Wilson, Jennifer Trafton, Doug McKelvey, Andrew Peterson, or A. S. (Pete) Peterson. Anyone who reads enough of my reviews or who follows the threads I comment on in our Facebook book club, will notice that I have a strong … Continue reading Modern Day Inklings
-SPOILER FREE- When CS Lewis wrote Narnia, he wasn't really writing fantasy - he was playing with "dressed rabbits" - a style of anthropomorphizing pastoral animals and mythic creatures (like centaurs) so as to give the story a magical setting. Basically, however, the creatures all followed rules that were fairly basic to regular humans and … Continue reading Wingfeather Saga #2: North! Or Be Eaten!
-SPOILER FREE- I could not review the third book in the series, Monster in the Hollows, simply because I wasted few minutes between reading it and reading this one. While I have the big picture items clear between the two, the story just flows so much together that I have a hard time separating them … Continue reading Wingfeather Saga #3 & #4: Monster in the Hollows & Warden and the Wolf King
A Children's Book Review by Sara Masarik - On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness This is a war story. A compelling, intriguing, sometimes quirky but deeply moral war story. This is the kind of story that helps us believe that we could stand and be counted if called upon to do so. … Continue reading Wingfeather Saga #1: On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness