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The Silver Chair

This book reminded me of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe–almost rivaling it as my favorite of the Narnia series. It features Eustace and Jill in the land of Narnia. It has all the wonderful features of Narnia and includes more scenes with Aslan than other books in the series, which is something that […]

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Slave to Sensation

This book landed on my TBR list because somewhere on a blog I saw the author quoted as saying this was a paranormal romance that even people who didn’t like paranormal romance would enjoy. Having finally read it, I can agree. I’ve never found the usual themes or settings of paranormal romance compelling, but this […]

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Stranger in a Strange Land

The last book I reviewed for this Challenge reminded me that good fiction communicates truth better than any non-fiction. Heinlein’s classic sci fi novel Stranger in a Strange Land let me know that good fiction (sci fi or otherwise) allows us to grok the world better than any non-fiction. This tale of a human born […]

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