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Gathering Shadows: This is free for kindle as I write this, and it’s why I had it on my Kindle. ¬† It’s billed as Christian romance and suspense. The flaws: it’s fairly heavy-handed on the Christian parts, dialogue and advice. Parts of it read like a Sunday School tract. Awfully speedy romance. ¬†They know nothing […]

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Isaac Watts on notebooking

Previously Isaac Watts, 1674-1748, was writer of hymns, clergyman, theologian, logician, philospher, author of over 600 hymns and a popular textbook on logic. He wrote the book from which these excerpts have been taken as a supplement to his logic textbook. The book from whence I have taken this series of excerpts is formidably titled, […]

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Vintage Housekeeping Advice: Don’t Make Your Bed

I’m happy to report I have been following one part of the following advice faithfully nearly my entire life. Every child, boy as well as girl, should be taught to open the bed as soon as possible after it is left. Ideally every covering should be taken off separately and spread out by itself. This […]

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Dragon-Con Awards for Sci-Fi and Fantasy

The 2016 Dragon Award winners: My comments in italics. Best Science Fiction Novel Somewhither: A Tale of the Unwithering Realm, John C. Wright (Castalia House)- I really, really want to read this one. Best Fantasy Novel Son of the Black Sword, Larry Correia (Baen) I very much want to read this one. Best Young Adult […]

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Free Kindle Reads for your weekend

1.99 for Kindle version: The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity Reader Review from Amazon: Award-winning reporter and author Lee Strobel (The Case for Christ) once again uses his investigative skills to address the primary objections to Christianity. As a former atheist, Strobel understands the rational resistance to faith. He […]

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