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The Time of Contempt (The Witcher #2)

The Time of Contempt is the second book in the main series of The Witcher. It centers around a meeting of the main sorcerers, a much ballyhooed event. Geralt, the Witcher, attends as the sorceress Yennefer’s guest. What is supposed to be a boring play

The Books of Babel by Josiah Bancroft

The Books of Babel by Josiah Bancroft is a series of four steampunk-sci-fi-fantasy novels that center around Thomas Senlin and the mysterious Tower of Babel. Thomas is a middle-aged schoolteacher from a rather nondescript fishing village. He is visiting the infamous “Tower” as a newlywed

The Puma Years by Laura Coleman

The Puma Years by Laura Coleman

The Puma Years is a memoir by Laura Coleman. The story recounts Coleman’s work at a parque in the Bolivian jungle. In 2007, Coleman traveled to a wildlife rescue “parque” deep in the jungles of Bolivia. She was only 24 years old and had already

The Once and Future King by T. H. White

The Once and Future King by T. H. White

I read The Once and Future King by T. H. White for the Daily Wire Third Thursday Book Club (highly recommended!). I’ve never been that interested in the Arthurian Legend stories, but wanted to give this a try. The book consists of four separate yet

The Truth and Beauty by Andrew Klavan

The Truth and Beauty by Andrew Klavan

Despite the less than pithy title, The Truth and Beauty – How the Lives and Works of England’s Greatest Poets Point the Way to a Deeper Understanding of the Words of Jesus is a concise work of Christian thinking. I came to know author Andrew

Heretics by G.K. Chesterton

Heretics by G.K. Chesterton

Heretics by G.K. Chesterton’s is a series of essays published in 1905. My familiarity with Chesterton includes countless mentions and numerous quotes. But this was my first foray into reading one of his books. And make no bones about it, Heretics is not an easy

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German Lutheran pastor, prolific writer and theologian. In his relatively short lifetime, he was murdered at age 39, he accomplished a lot. In Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, Eric Metaxas details this hero’s life and the courage he had to stand

Blood of Elves - Book 1 of the Witcher

Blood of Elves (The Witcher #1)

Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher series begins with Blood of Elves. I have already reviewed the short story collections or prequels: The Last Wish, Sword of Destiny, and Season of Storms. Blood of Elves has a lot more of Ciri and her growth. We don’t see as

Paul A Biography by N.T. Wright

Paul A Biography by N.T. Wright

Paul A Biography by N.T. Wright covers the life of Saul from Tarsus, whom on the road to Damascus is blinded after seeing the one God, Jesus. Saul changes his name to Paul and begins what will become Christianity. Paul was a Roman citizen and