Lately I've been sucked back into a nonfiction title I was introduced to during my college years. Resident Aliens by Hauerwas and Willimon. And let me tell you -- fascinating stuff. I love considering their premise and am definitely thinking over it much better than when I was an undergraduate all those years ago. But … Continue reading Turano & Leigh: My latest fiction reads
Chiavaroli is a pretty new author, and particularly new to me. Ever since I read the synopsis for her debut novel, Freedom's Ring, I was intrigued. I love historical fiction that takes place during the American Revolution (such is Freedom's Ring) but I'm also hesitant to pick up books that have multiple timelines. Mostly I … Continue reading Heidi Chiavaroli: The Hidden Side
I've talked about her before...but seriously: Have you read Sibella Giorello? If you're at all interested in mystery, she should be your next read. Her Raleigh Harmon series offers one character in two different veins: one is the adult Raleigh, which has us meet this geological specialist after the unsolved murder of her father, and … Continue reading Sibella Giorello: Stone and Sunset
Have you done one of these Christian fiction scavenger hunts before? If not, I very strongly recommend it. Basically, you'll start the hunt by visiting Stop #1 at Lisa T. Bergren's website. From there, Bergren will introduce you to another author, and direct you to their site. That author, then, will direct you to another. … Continue reading Scavenger Hunt!! Discover new authors through a link of websites.
A quick look at a few of my recent reads.
If we're talking about author appeal, Tagg has always had it for me.
How does an author pique your interest in his/her books?
Kara Isaac is an author to read -- and watch.
Here's one I think you should read...
The story offers some wonderfully interesting historical nuggets. It's also refreshingly set in the pre-WWI time period (instead of the often chosen WWII period).