The few Westerns such as Sarah Eden's 'Hope Springs' and 'Savage Wells' series that have drawn wide attention in recent years were more often classified as Historical, Pioneer fiction, or even Romances. But Kate Palmer has gone a step further in creating Contemporary Westerns with all of the horses, cowboys, outlaws, cattle, vast tracts of land, and small town sheriffs of the Old West updated to the present time.
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Each year new Christmas stories are added to long time favorites. Books and stories are part of loved Christmas traditions for most of us. Some of the stories that capture our hearts at this season are based on real experiences and some are sheer imagination. Whichever is the case, they all touch on some aspect or lesson learned from the greatest story of all, the miracle of our Savior's birth.
Two writers who ventured into the arts world deliver both romance and mystery with satisfying realism. Sian Ann Bessey, author of The Gem Thief, takes the reader from New York to the Mediterranean, from a high class New York jewelry store to tiny Greek shops and world famous gem auctions. Julie Wright invites the reader backstage to the world behind the glittering Hollywood lights.
There are certain books that can just open the mind to great horizons. Books can be entertaining and at the same time become great teachers. Here are some outstanding picture books that stimulate and motivate one to enjoy learning. The following picture books might just awaken the genius in kids ages nine and above.
We must all turn our clocks back this weekend, making the daylight end even earlier and hopefully settling down youngsters for bedtime. Here is a list of some excellent books that should help in the process. All books are picture books and are perfect for ages four through eight unless otherwise indicated.
"Let Me Tell you My Story" is a stunning hardbound book of refugee stories, dedicated to those forced to leave their homes, and to those who welcome them to new ones. The stories were compiled by a group of volunteer photographers, filmmakers, painters, writers, and other skilled specialists from Europe and the United States who are trying to shape international dialogue about refugees by giving them a voice and a platform to tell their stories. Here's why what they have to say is something we need to hear.