Veil of Winter: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

Melanie Dickerson’s novels are usually adaptions of fairy tales such as “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Little Mermaid,” and Veil of Winter is no exception. It is part of a new series, Dericott Tales, which Dickerson began after completing her intriguing Hagenheim series. … More Veil of Winter: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

The Lost Bard of Taliyaven: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

The Lost Bard of Taliyaven by Helena S. George is a Christian fantasy novel that follows the story of Masha, a villager who is forced to flee her hometown when a neighboring country invades. … More The Lost Bard of Taliyaven: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

Until Leaves Fall in Paris: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

Sarah Sundin is one of my favorite authors, and her latest novel, Until Leaves Fall in Paris, does not disappoint. Until Leaves Fall in Paris is a stand-alone novel that loosely connects to Sundin’s previous novel, When Twilight Breaks. … More Until Leaves Fall in Paris: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

Jaime Jo Wright’s Novels: A Review, Part 2 by Kathryn Dover

In my last post, I gave a brief overview of Jaime Jo Wright’s novels and a review of her most recent one, The Souls of Lost Lake. I also mentioned two of her other novels, Echoes Among the Stones and The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus, which I have read recently. … More Jaime Jo Wright’s Novels: A Review, Part 2 by Kathryn Dover

Jaime Jo Wright’s Novels: A Review, Part 1 by Kathryn Dover

I have read nearly all of Jaime Jo Wright’s novels and enjoyed them, especially her most recent one, The Souls of Lost Lake. … More Jaime Jo Wright’s Novels: A Review, Part 1 by Kathryn Dover

The Sky So Heavy: A Book Review by Kathryn Dover

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Fact or Fiction? A Creative Nonfiction Essay by Kathryn Dover

Everyone struggles at some point to distinguish fact from fiction. When you’re a young book-and-movie lover, distinguishing between fact and fiction is a challenge. I didn’t fully understand that movies aren’t real until I was about ten. For years, my brother tried to convince me that Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader in Star Wars are … More Fact or Fiction? A Creative Nonfiction Essay by Kathryn Dover

God Breathed: Book Review by Kathryn Dover

“Isn’t it common for Christians to talk about Jesus with far less interest than we show for our favorite team, music, or food?” (22) If God doesn’t speak to you in any other quote from God Breathed by Rut Etheridge III, He will through this one. At least, Etheridge’s question spoke to me. Think about … More God Breathed: Book Review by Kathryn Dover

Purple Moon: Book Review by Kathryn Dover

What do you think of when you hear the title Purple Moon? I didn’t know what to expect when I purchased this novel by Tessa Emily Hall at the Write2Ignite conference in 2018. Purple Moon is full of plot twists and keeps you in suspense. The reader is constantly surprised throughout the novel. Review Even … More Purple Moon: Book Review by Kathryn Dover

The World is on Fire: Book Review by Kathryn Dover

In my last post, I talked about one of the assigned essay collections for my creative nonfiction course: The World is on Fire by Joni Tevis. Although the book did not appeal to me at first, within the first pages, I was captivated by Tevis’ unique writing style: Standing inside, I was at the center … More The World is on Fire: Book Review by Kathryn Dover