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Jane Wells has always gravitated toward reading material that pushed other people’s buttons. It was a dinosaur book that upset her 2nd grade teacher at a Baptist school. Now it’s vampires and dystopias that catch her imagination. In them she finds parables and allegories illustrating God’s ancient plan in a language that is uniquely modern – and easily understood by people who may have never set foot inside a church. Glitter in the Sun and Bird on Fire are the results.
Always a writer, Jane’s “real jobs” have included newspaper journalism, youth ministry, sewing machine sales and marketing for a publishing house. Currently she is back to “just a writer” again, while juggling all the typical domestic duties of wife and mother, homeschooling t
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Jane Wells My great-great grandmother was a foundling, an infant left on a family's doorstep. I'd love to know exactly who she was.
Jane Wells A few years ago I took the NaNoWriMo challenge and wrote a Steampunk adventure - so I'm editing that, which I'll probably self publish.
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A few years ago I took the NaNoWriMo challenge and wrote a Steampunk adventure - so I'm editing that, which I'll probably self publish.
I'm also researching what Northern Michigan was like in the late 1800's and what I'm learning is fascinating! For example, did you know there were pirates on the Great Lakes?(less)
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ReadTheSpirit Cover Story: Barbara Brown Taylor’s new ‘Holy Envy’ is a pilgrimage exploring our neighbors’ religious riches

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‘HOLY ENVY’—At a time when millions of Americans are afraid of their neighbors, Barbara Brown Taylor’s new book invites us to take a pilgrimage through the spiritual wonders in our neighbors’ religious traditions. Based on her two decades of teaching Religion 101 at Piedmont College in Georgia, Barbara now is s...

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The Sea Queen by Linnea Hartsuyker
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Engaging, fully realized characters with complicated motives bring history to life

Linnea Hartsuyker has taken the stories Norwegian oral tradition and woven them into a beautifully textured novel featuring siblings, Rangvald Eysteinsson, king of Sogn
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The Fairfax Incident by Terrence McCauley
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It kept me up past midnight

The Fairfax Incident is my first Terrence McCauley book - and it won't be my last.
McCauley has brought to life New York between the wars, through the eyes of a former street-tough and WW1 veteran whose career with the New Y
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Thou Shall Prosper by Daniel Lapin
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About halfway through I got bored and quit reading.

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Love Wins by Rob Bell
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Hmmmmm. I keep wanting to argue with him as I read... Or shake him and say, "quit asking questions and get to the answers already!"

In the end I quit reading. No stars.
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Valiant by Merrie Destefano
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I received this advance copy from the author through Netgalley.
Merrie Destefano has produced yet another galloping, heart stopping adventure.
Most of the world is excited about the space mission to Titan. It is supposed to save the world – but Sara kn
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Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”
Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

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“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.”
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