Modern Day Inklings

A few years ago, I had never heard of Jonathan Rogers, S. D. Smith, N. D. Wilson, Jennifer Trafton, Doug McKelvey, Andrew Peterson, or A. S. (Pete) Peterson. Anyone who reads enough of my reviews or who follows the threads I comment on in our Facebook book club, will notice that I have a strong…

The Black Star of Kingston

I am going to venture to guess that G.K. Chesterton would have liked this book. Not because it is the most sophisticated book. Not because it is the most elegantly written book. Not even that it is the best book of Mr. Smith’s #RabbitsWithSwords offerings. I think that Chesterton and his wife Frances would have loved how much…

The Green Ember

A new story with an old soul. That’s how this book has been described by others who have fallen in love with it and I could not agree more. I was surprised to find something that reminded me, powerfully, of Edith Nesbit, CS Lewis and George MacDonald – while being something completely different at the…