Article, Fantasy, Fiction

Why Christians Should Read ‘Harry Potter’

I grew up in conservative Baptist circles that condemned J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series as terribly evil. I have spent the past month reading the seven-part (reading the eighth installment now) series because I have come to the age where a series intended for children probably will do a relatively small amount of harm, if… Continue reading Why Christians Should Read ‘Harry Potter’

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Book Review: Harry Potter

Rating: 9.6 out of 10.0 Author: J.K. Rowling I am going to once more break from my traditional style of reviewing. There are several things I must say before going too far into this review. First, it is important for you to know that this book review comes after having read all seven original works… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: “White”

Rating: 8.2 out of 10.0 Author: Ted Dekker Genre: Fantasy About: Again, it should be noted that this is a continuation of the series of reviews on Ted Dekker’s Circle Series and should be viewed as such rather than as an individual review. In light of this, everything that must be stated in the “About”… Continue reading Book Review: “White”

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Book Review: “Red”

Rating: 7.7 out of 10.0 Author: Ted Dekker Genre: Fantasy About: In the wake of the chaos ensuing in Dekker’s first novel of the Circle Series, Black, the next chapter in the story turns everything you thought you knew on its head. In Red, stakes are raised, tears are shed, plots are twisted, and lives… Continue reading Book Review: “Red”

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: “Black”

Book Review: Black Rating: 7.5 out of 10.0 Author: Ted Dekker Genre: Fantasy About: Ted Dekker’s Circle Series (formerly Circle Trilogy) is one of the more notable works of Dekker fiction. He has become a staple of fast-paced thriller and fantasy novels, particularly among Christians, but not exclusively. In the circle series, he addresses many… Continue reading Book Review: “Black”

Fantasy, Fiction, Uncategorized, Young Adult

Book Review: “An Ember in the Ashes”

Rating: 7.6 out of 10.0 Author: Sabaa Tahir Genre: Fantasy (YA Fiction) About: An Ember in the Ashes is a 2015 epic fantasy novel written by former Washington Post editor Sabaa Tahir and published by Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The story is set in an ancient fantasy world where a girl fights… Continue reading Book Review: “An Ember in the Ashes”