2020: Meet the Team —Betsy

By Hayley | January 11, 2020

Hayley plays interviewer to introduce the Redeemed Reader team. Today, she’s chatting with our managing editor and staff writer, Betsy Farquhar.

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2020: Meet the Team —Janie

By Hayley | January 10, 2020

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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Newbery Buzz #1: Beverly, Right Here and Coyote Sunrise

By Janie | January 9, 2020

Janie and Pamela discuss two middle-grade novels about girls on the run–and both in the running for this year’s Newbery Medal.

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2019: Looking Back (Popular Posts and Starred Reviews)

By Betsy | January 7, 2020

2019 in Review: Popular posts, starred reviews, and reflections.

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The Enduring Appeal of Little Women

By Janie | December 21, 2019

With the eighth major film adaptation opening on Christmas Day, I thought I’d share a few thoughts on this classic. I read it at the urging of my mother at the age of 13 or thereabouts, and found it boring. I read it again around the age of 27, and couldn’t put it down. Word…

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2020 Reading Challenge for Kids and Teens is Here!

By Betsy | December 16, 2019

Get your FREE 2020 Reading Challenge today! 4 levels for all types of readers.

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Back Porch Book Chat: Bridgette Boudreaux (Chemistry Teacher)

By Betsy | December 14, 2019

Back Porch Book Chat: A casual conversation about books. Our guest today is Bridgette Boudreaux

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Favorite Classics for Book Lovers

By Hayley | December 7, 2019

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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Reflections on A Christmas Carol

By Betsy | December 5, 2019

Is A Christmas Carol a “Christian” book or movie? We’ve got some thoughts on that–and a watch-along guide for when you watch the movie.

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Christmas Books Round-Up

By Betsy | December 2, 2019

All our reviews of Christmas books — that is, books about Christmas or set during the Christmas season — in one place! You’re sure to discover some new family favorites as well as be reminded of old familiar friends. Surely some of these will be at your local library! Christmas Picture Books One Christmas Wish…

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