Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. Puffin, 1997. 32 pages. Reading Level: Ages 8-10 Recommended For: all ages Bottom Line: Illustrated by Quentin Blake, this extraordinary cookbook includes outlandish food from Dahl’s books, fleshed out into real recipes you can be revolted by in your own kitchen! Roald Dahl…

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Today, I’m happy to welcome a friend of mine and fellow writer, Christina Fox, to RR. Christina is a real life friend of mine, as well as a writer, blogger, coffee lover, and homeschool mom. She is the author of A Heart Set Free: A Journey Through the Psalms of Lament (Christian Focus 2016). You…

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Growing Pains Our regular readers know we’ve been promising big changes for a while.  But this time we mean it!  We are working on a redesign for the fall, and that means that we just can’t do a Summer Reading Challenge this year.  So, no prizes, no writing contest, no worldview building material, and no…

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It’s finally here!  The edited, downloadable version of our read-along of Pilgrim’s Progress for families. Last fall, Janie and I took the journey with Christian to the Celestial City, and since then, we’ve edited my part, added snazzy illustrations from artist Carl Dean White, and reformatted all 42 pages of our Pilgrim’s Progress goodness. And…

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(This interview was originally published Aug 7, 2012.  We have repubbed today in preparation for the movie’s release this Valentine’s Day weekend.) NEW TO REDEEMEDREADER.COM?  Like our Facebook page or sign up for our newsletter (see right-hand corner of the homepage) to get more updates on 5o Shades and other significant book trends! Introduction Despite…

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(This interview was originally published Aug 8, 2012.  We are republishing today in preparation for the movie’s release Valentine’s Day weekend 2015.) Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James is the first in a trilogy of novels labeled erotica by its publisher Random House. The novels were released in 2011 and besides topping the…

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