The library has just finished editing their publication, Christian Fiction Authors. You can pick up a copy at your local branch. It lists hundreds of Christian fiction authors and the series of books they have written. Series are listed by name, and the titles are in order so you can follow the story from beginning to end. The catalog is so nice because you can mark what books you have read and make notes about your favorites.
What is an elderly, wealthy, childless, respected member of the 1st Presbyterian Church, proper southern lady suppose to do when her deceased husband’s illegitimate son and his mother show up on her doorstop? Why, take them in and make them part of her family, what else! Besides the shock, the small town gossip, and the unrelenting questions of her friends, makes Miss Julia Springer all the more determined to make this situation work and have the family she never had.
The Amish fiction books are one of my favorite kinds of books to read. Learning about their life style and beliefs is very interesting to me. Upon going to Jamesport, an Amish community in nearby Northwest Missouri, and going on a tour to the Amish stores that they usually have close to their homes, the guide told us about their lifestyle and beliefs. They are very similar to the way the books portray them.
"Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong." Terry Pratchett
There is no universally accepted definition of fantasy fiction. Tolkien in his "On Fairy-Stories" (In the Tolkien Reader, Ballantine, 1966) gives us a brief but serviceable definition. Tolkien sees two essential elements of Fantasy fiction:
How many times have you sat there and tried to remember the author to the book you really enjoyed? Or maybe, you remember the author, but can't remember the title? Or, how about this one? You read a book and then discovered it is from a series. You want to read the series, but don't know the order of the books. Well, there is a one stop shop for you to answer all of these questions and more. The website Fantasticfiction is a site I have been using almost daily for many years now.
Food fiction has a growing appeal for multi-tasking women who want a worthwhile literary escape while also gleaning culinary inspiration to answer the nightly question, "What’s for dinner?" Here are a few food fiction series that will have you drooling while you read.
…it’s just one of our well kept secrets here at the Red Bridge Branch. If you venture into our library and somehow make it all the way to the back wall, you might notice the two long sections of paperback books. This part of our collection differs from the rest of our collection in a very big way: they have no set due date. Comprised solely of fiction, these lightweight, small, and convenient books are perfect for that long trip out to see the relatives on the other end of the country. You can find almost any sort of fiction in this treasure trove, from best s
If you are a reader of the Inspirational Fiction genre, you probably already have a good idea of which authors and what types of books you enjoy reading. If you are looking for a new author, you have an idea of where to look and what to look for.
But what happens if you are a young adult or you have a teenager in the house? If you are unfamiliar with young adult authors, it can be difficult to find books that are Inspirational Fiction or even fit the “clean bill” for individual families.
A small town with its ups and downs: that's Thrush Green. Miss Read takes you through this English village to acquaint you with many unique characters, from the loveable school teachers to the school’s cleaning lady.