Ever wondered what it’s like to listen in on our conversations? Here’s a chance! Hayley, Janie, and Betsy talk about some of their favorite books from the past year. Books That Made Us Cry Hayley: I think the older I get, the more books make me cry.  This past year a couple books stand out: Pay…

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Darcy and Elizabeth  Lord Peter and Harriet Katniss and Peeta . . . or was it Gale? I know, I know!  NOT The Hunger Games.  But what are our favorite literary couples?I’ll start off: Lord Peter and Harriet —I love the character development throughout the Lord Peter Wimsey series that culminates in Gaudy Night.  I especially love…

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It’s time for Meet the Team, January 2020 edition! Hayley plays interviewer to introduce the Redeemed Reader team. We’re starting off with our editorial advisor and senior staff writer, Janie B. Cheaney. As Betsy likes to ask in her Back Porch Book Chats, what is your preferred drink as you sit down with a book? …

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We review primarily new books here on Redeemed Reader, not because we don’t love the old books, but because resources for the new books are sometimes hard to find. We’re reading ahead for you, as it were. But we know that many of you–like us–love the old books, too! Here are some of our very…

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Last week, in our newsletter, we asked our readers what books they thought of when they saw this poem by Jack Prelutsky. Here are some of their answers, combined with some of our own: Dragons The Hobbit by J.R. R. Tolkien The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis The Reluctant Dragon by…

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