3 Novels I Enjoyed This Summer – Unwind, The Spear, Hero for the People

3 novels I loved reading this summer

Summer’s a great time to read novels and this summer, between June and August, I got in a double-digit number of them. Here are three that I especially enjoyed and haven’t already told you about (aside from the snapshots I give each week in my Book Talk posts). Unwind, by Neal Shusterman (Simon & Schuster, [Read More...]

Walking with Mary: A Biblical Journey from Nazareth to the Cross

Walking with Mary

My introduction to Dr. Edward Sri’s writing was a few years ago, when he wrote a thoughtful, bite-sized book about the Mass. His latest book, Walking with Mary: A Biblical Journey from Nazareth to the Cross, caught my attention in part because I loved his writing so much in that earlier book. Walking with Mary is one [Read More...]

A Hero for the People: Stories of the Brazilian Backlands

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A Hero for the People: Stories of the Brazilian Backlands, by Arthur Powers, is a book I stumbled upon. I didn’t expect it to be good, much less at the “write to the author and ask for an interview” level. I didn’t expect much from it. I found myself, about a third of the way [Read More...]


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