Book reviews

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The Pregnancy Project by Gaby Rodriguez

Pregnancy Project

In the age of hit MTV shows like 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, it may seem like teen pregnancy is at an epidemic high. Find out what happened when a high school senior in small-town Washington decided to fake her own pregnancy to see what life is like for real-life moms to be.

Inspirational Book Review: The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn

In 732 B.C. ancient Israel was a kingdom in shambles. Its leaders and people fell into apostasy. God lifted His divine protection from the land, letting the Assyrians invade the nation. In defiance of God’s warnings and judgment, Israel vowed to rebuild their city and continue their lives in sins and idolatry.

Blue Nights by Joan Didion

Blue Nights

Blue Nights by Joan Didion is a book of memories. In 2003, Joan Didion’s daughter went into the hospital with pneumonia, eventually slipping into a coma. While her daughter was unconscious, Didion’s husband died. Within a year, Quintana had died, also.

4 Amazing Illustrated Novels for Adults

Jack Finney - Time and Again

How do we learn to read? For many, picture books are the foundation of our reading skills. We look at the illustrations and follow the stories of Harry the Dirty Dog or the Very Hungry Caterpillar or Alexander and his Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The drawings and paintings enhance the tales told in the text running along the bottom of the pages.

God's Jury by Cullen Murphy

God's Jury

The word inquisition is bandied about as people use it to discuss persecution of one sort or another. However, the Inquisition as a historical event still has ramifications today.