The Green Ember Book Club

This week, I hosted a The Green Ember book club at Cathedral Book and Gift for 30 readers aged 7-15. It was one of the most fun book clubs we have had to date. Of all of the books that we have read together, this one, The Hobbit, and Jonathan Roger’s Wilderking books have inspired the most…

Modern Day Inklings

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…

The Black Star of Kingston

I am going to venture to guess that G.K. Chesterton would have liked this book. Not because it is the most sophisticated book. Not because it is the most elegantly written book. Not even that it is the best book of S.D. Smith’s Green Ember books. I think that Chesterton and his wife Frances would have loved…