Newt’s Emerald by Garth Nix. Katherine Tegan Books, 2015. 304 pages.  Ages 12-15   Reading Level: Young Adult Ages 12-15 Recommended For: Young Adult 15+ Truthful Newington, daughter of a retired Admiral, lives in the English countryside where nothing much happens. She longs for the excitement of city life, and after a precious magical heirloom…

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Bianca – The Brave, Frail, and Delicate Princess is a story about a young woman who defies expectation in order to save her kingdom.  *Bianca – The Brave Frail and Delicate Princess by Meg Welch Dendler. Serenity Mountain Publishing, 2017. 196 pages. Reading Level: Middle Grades, ages 8-10 Recommended For: Ages 8-10 Princess Bianca was told…

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The Redeemed Reader Team is discussing books this week in light of our Wisdom & Wonder Week 1 Theme: Turning to God/Away from sin. We are looking specifically at how our favorite literary characters are turning to God and away from sin. Earlier this week, we posted general discussion questions for this theme that work with…

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This week’s theme: Turning to God and Away From Sin To further engage with the theme, here is a list of archived posts that we feel correlate with the idea of turning away from sin and towards God. How Long, O Lord? When Bibliotherapy Isn’t Enough – Megan reminds us that we need to turn to God Himself in…

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Wisdom & Wonder Week [1] Booklist: Weekly Theme: Turning towards God and Away from Sin Wise-Up #1 (Real Wise Man) and #2 (Heart of the Problem); NavPress #1-#2 (Wisdom’s Benefits, parts 1 and 2) Each of these books below ties in with this week’s theme. Pick and choose from what’s available at your local library…

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This is the fifth devotional we’ve had on the key themes in Beauty and the Beast. To see links to previous three as well as information on the rest of our Beauty and the Beast series, see our Beauty and the Beast Adventure. Unconditional Love A love that steps down from perfection in order to…

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Some of the staff here at Redeemed Reader decided to discuss Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge as it relates to the story of Beauty and the Beast. The novel is promoted as a retelling of the classic fairy tale. If you are unfamiliar with the premise of Cruel Beauty, please read Janie’s review of the…

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