The Tribune by Patrick Larkin [updated]

The Tribune by Patrick Larkin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Promoted to a tribune of the Sixth Legion, Lucius Aurelius’s task is to quell a war in Galilee that has already claimed the lives of the Emperor’s foot soldiers. But the scene of the alleged slaughter turns up only a peaceful settlement of farmers, [Read More...]

When the King Was Carpenter by Maria von Trapp

When the King Was Carpenter by Maria von Trapp My rating: 5 of 5 stars I discovered this poking around in the Kindle resources after seeing a book by Maria von Trapp was used by for their liturgical year e-books (which I really, really like, by the way). What a treasure this little book [Read More...]

Julie’s looking for bees holding onto pebbles while Scott bears small trials patiently.

Yes, it is St. Francis de Sales’ feast day and we’re discussing his classic Introduction to the Devout Life at A Good Story is Hard to Find. When I add that neither of us had any idea this episode would air on St. Francis’ feast day, you’ll know we were meant to read this book! [Read More...]