CBB Interview with Daniel McInerny

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PETE: How did you develop the concept for the Kingdom of Patria? DANIEL McINERNY: Some years ago, when my two daughters were small, I was reading Humphrey Carpenter’s biography of J.R.R. Tolkien, where Tolkien is quoted as saying something to the effect that, in imagining a new world, it was important for him (the professional linguist) to start with a name. So, for example, he began with the strange name “hobbit,” and extrapolated an entire mythological universe from there. That very night, in … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Stout Hearts and Whizzing Biscuits

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This week author Daniel McInerny sponsors the CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one copy of his book Stout Hearts and Whizzing Biscuits: A Patria Story (you can read the review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 8/29 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Stout Hearts and Whizzing Biscuits

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As you know, this blog is about Catholic books; however, this particular review is a children’s book written by a Catholic author. Although, the story itself is not “Catholic”, the author is. I stumbled upon this book and the author, Daniel McInerny, while at a Catholic Homeschool Conference earlier this summer. He gave a great talk on the importance of literature. My tween and teenager fell in love with this book, as well as, my wife, Laura!! So here is the review put together by my oldest daugh … [Read more...]


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