‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

Scott Danielson and I discuss a classic American horror novel and the traces of the One Reality we see below the surface at A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast. [Read more...]

A Great Children’s New Book: I Forgive You

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Sarah Reinhard reviews I Forgive You, the new children’s book by Nicole Lataif. [Read more...]

Review: The Hope of the Family

Cardinal Gerhard Müller who is Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has a new book coming out on October 10th during the Synod of Bishops as they discuss ‘The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization.’ The Hope of the Family: A Dialogue with Cardinal Gerhard Müller. This [Read More...]

The Sacred Year by Michael Yankoski

The Sacred Year: Mapping the Soulscape of Spiritual Practice — How Contemplating Apples, Living in a Cave, and Befriending a Dying Woman Revived My Life by Michael Yankoski My rating: 4 of 5 stars Father Solomon spoke again, and the shaking of my foundation continued. “The God who called you into existence ex nihilio—out of [Read More...]

Great Expectations Time After Time

One of my GoodReads friends said that watching me try to force myself to finish Great Expectations was better than the book itself. I feel rather proud actually as my usual practice is to just toss a book when it’s not working for me. Even the classics (especially Russian classics). But this is Charles Dickens [Read More...]

Review: The Protestant’s Dilemma

The Protestant’s Dilemma: How the Reformation’s Shocking Consequences Point to the Truth of Catholicism by Devin Rose is a rather interesting read. Many apologetics books in this area concentrate on a couple of arguments such as the faults of interpretation such as Sola Scriptura. What I found most interesting is that this book uses a [Read More...]

Reviewing The Feasts by Cardinal Wuerl and Mike Aquilina

The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics by Donald Cardinal Wuerl My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Church’s calendar is an intricate, complex, and beautiful technology. It is the work of many human hands and human minds trained to deal with holy things. The seasons turn and the feasts interplay like [Read More...]

One Bright Star to Guide Them

This week John C. Wright released a novella called One Bright Star to Guide Them. First off, I can’t remember being so filled with a novella. I feel as if I read a 400-plus page fantasy novel. So much to unpack from it and think about and the story is really something I want to [Read More...]

Booktalk: Jane Austen and Me

NORTHANGER ABBEY. It began with Northanger Abbey. I’m considering reading this on my podcast so I reread it after having done so many years ago. (And then Jesse from SFFaudio asked if I wanted to discuss it in November. Hey, I can tell when a book is haunting me.) I know this was an early [Read More...]

When the Game Stands Tall

Here’s something else on the bookshelf that isn’t a book but I enjoyed it so much that I wanted to mention it in a lot of places. And, as I always say, we’re all about stories no matter how they are told!   Coach Bob Ladouceur: Winning a lot of football games is doable. Teaching [Read More...]


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