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The Sweetest Rain by Myra John...

<i>The Sweetest Rain</i> by Myra Johnson

One of the reasons I love reading is that I can learn about people and places I would have never known. Sometimes good escapist fictional fluff is lovely, but most of the time I love a book I can also feel wrapped by. Like a blanket of knowledge comforting me into a better person. When […]

Counterfeit Christianity by Ro...

<i>Counterfeit Christianity</i> by Roger E. Olson

  Roger Olson is a seminary professor in Central Texas who is also a prolific writer of books which take complicated theological or historical concepts and write them for use in adult Sunday School classes. I (Kristen) hold a degree from the seminary where Olson teaches, as well as have used his books in several classes. […]

Body of Faith by Robert Fuller

<i>Body of Faith</i> by Robert Fuller

  As someone who believes strongly in researching intersections of society as much as possible, I was intrigued when I saw Fuller’s Body of Faith available for eBook rental from University of Chicago. Let me pause quickly and praise this service. I’m located outside of a university system at the moment and acquiring appropriate resources for […]

The Residence: Inside the Private ...

<i>The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House</i> by Kate Anderson Brower

  I was poking around my library’s eBook website, looking for a few books for an upcoming beach holiday when this cover caught my eye. Thinking back to the Lee Daniels movie/saccharine revisionist history fest The Butler, I was intrigued to learn more about the employees of the White House residence. I’m glad I picked the […]

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