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Favorite Novels from 2013

According to my Goodreads records, I completed 104 novels in 2013. That’s down quite a bit from my 2012 total of 126, due mostly to the fact that I was more selective in 2013. I’ve decided time is too valuable to waste on a book that doesn’t interest me, so chances are my 2014 totals Read More

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A Novel Christmas List–Biblical, Speculative, and Young Adult

Today’s list is a bit shorter, but it’s quality. I highly recommend these three novels plus other works by these authors. Biblical Fiction ISCARIOT: A Novel of Judas by Tosca Lee (Howard Books) Judas Iscariot has been reviled as a liar, thief, and traitor—though Jesus called him friend. But when Judas realizes the Nazarene refuses Read More

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Fiction for the Lenten Season

The other day I searched for Easter fiction, novels that would add depth to the Lenten season. I was surprised at how few I found for adults, barely a handful (although there are many for children). Now, if I’d performed a search for Christmas novels, the results would have been entirely different. I wonder why that is. Read More

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February 2012 – Novel Anticipation

New and upcoming releases I’m looking forward to reading: ISCARIOT: A NOVEL OF JUDAS (Howard Books) by Tosca Lee In Jesus, Judas believes he has found the One—the promised Messiah and future king of the Jews, destined to overthrow Roman rule. Galvanized, he joins the Nazarene’s followers, ready to enact the change he has waited for Read More