The Left Behind Series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins


This year, Tyndale Publishers has re-released the Left Behind series, repackaged! The new covers are great and if you haven’t read this series you should definitely pick these up. It looks as if it’s books 1 through 12 that have been released, so in honor of that I’m going to post quick summaries of each of […]

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Friday Finds 6/24/11


Friday Finds is hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just share the new-to-you books you found during the week — books you either want to add to your TBR (to be read) list, or that you just heard about that sounded interesting. If you’ve discovered them this week, share them with […]

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Teaser Tuesday 6/21/11


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: •Grab your current read •Open to a random page •Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page •BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give […]

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God and Stephen Hawking by John C. Lennox


      Lennox’s book, God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design is it Anyway?, is a direct response to the latest book by scientist Stephen Hawking, called The Grand Design. Lennox uses his own knowledge of science and mathematics, as well as the knowledge of other highly regarded scientists, to refute the ideas presented in The Grand […]

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The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking


   The Grand Design is the first major work from Stephen Hawking in nearly ten years. With this new book, he sets out to answer the following questions: 1) Why is there something rather than nothing? 2) Why do we exist? 3) Why this particular set of laws and not some other? We are promised […]

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Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky


     A nameless narrator tells us about his life. “I am a sick man… I am a spiteful man. An unattractive man. I think that my liver hurts.” As he continues we find that he is cynical and bitter. Today he might be diagnosed as bipolar. In the first part of the novel we find […]

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Teaser Tuesday 6/14/11


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: •Grab your current read •Open to a random page •Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page •BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give […]

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The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead


     Kit Livingstone is living an ordinary life in London when his great-grandfather, Cosimo, finds him and pulls him into an unbelievable adventure.  Cosimo tells Kit about ley lines. They exist all over the world. With knowledge of where they are and how to use them, a person can travel along them between universes. One can travel […]

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Song-lyrics Sunday 6/5/11


This week is one of my absolute favorites. Two music legends, Elvis and J.D. Sumner, singing “Why Me, Lord?” which was written by Kris Kristofferson. I think everyone knows Elvis, but if you’re not familiar with J.D. Sumner he is a well-known gospel bass singer. One of the lowest voices ever recorded. Be sure to check […]

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Wednesday Wonderings 6/1/11


Every Wednesday I’ll post a question related to books or reading. Just answer the question in the comments or post the link to your blog post where you copied the question and answered it. Today’s Question: What is one of your favorite fictional relationships? The relationship could be between friends or family, or it could be […]

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