Search Results: "C.S. Jennings"


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JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE INTERSTELLAR TIME WARP by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2013

"Steer newbies to the first in the series so they can experience the whole goofy tale. (Humorous science fiction. 8-12)"
Space is huge, but Jacob and his friends are about to find out that time is even huger. Read full book review >

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JACOB WONDERBAR FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSE by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2012

"The final pages definitely set up volume three, so a sequel can't be far... far away. (Science fiction/humor. 8-12)"
What do you do after nearly breaking the universe? Run for president! Read full book review >

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JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE COSMIC SPACE KAPOW by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"There's plenty of set-up for future volumes; fans will hope they won't have to wait long. (Science fiction/humor. 9-12)"
Bransford's debut and the first of a series is an outer-space comedy of errors. Read full book review >

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THE WEIGHT OF GLORY by C.S. Lewis
Released: June 15, 1949

"There is none of the satire of the Screw Tape Letters, none of the practicality of some of his later radio addresses, none of the directness of some of his earlier theological books."
The name of C.S. Lewis will no doubt attract many readers to this volume, for he has won a splendid reputation by his brilliant writing. Read full book review >

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REFLECTIONS ON THE PSALMS by C.S. Lewis
Released: June 15, 1958

"Urge everyone to book."
Internationally renowned because of his earlier books, among them tape Letters, Surprised by Joy, Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis making religion provoking, memorable and delightful is still more latest Reflections on the Psalms. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 5, 1969

"Readable and stimulating."
Edited by Clyde S. Kilby, this is an eminently Sastisfying anthology of the "essential wisdom" of the late C.S. Lewis, probably the most available and popular apologist for Christian orthodoxy in our time. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 17, 1985

"Although more an indirect portrait of an Edwardian childhood than a major collection of new stories, Boxen—as Lewis' first and formative imaginary kingdom—should be of interest to Narnia enthusiasts."
Between the ages of seven and 29, C.S. Lewis produced short sketches of an imaginary world named "Boxen"—a cosmos bounded by his older brother Warner's imaginary India on the east and by young Jack's wholly invented Animal-Land on the west. Read full book review >

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MURDER OF THE BRIDE by C.S. Challinor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 8, 2012

"Rex's fifth case (Murder on the Moor, 2011, etc.) is a derivative but pleasant classic English mystery."
Why wouldn't your wedding day be one of the happiest of your life? Read full book review >

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THE CASE FOR CHRISTIANITY by C.S. Lewis
Released: June 15, 1943

"Anglican and Presbyterian achieved union; the Roman Catholic wanted more emphasis on theories of Atonement; the Methodist wanted more about Faith; the consensus was agreement on philosophy, not doctrine."
While the reader misses the rich humor of the Screw Tape Letters, this is a great case for the Kingdom of God and opens a road of careful logic for the enquiring Christian whatever his persuasion. Read full book review >

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THE WORLD'S LAST NIGHT by C.S. Lewis
Released: Feb. 10, 1960

"Our current personal and corporate sins get the full treatment, and we shudder in applause."
Any new book by C. S. Lewis (The Screwtape Letters) is bound to receive an eager and curious welcome, eager because he seems to know so surely the state we are in at the moment, a state easier to bear because of the shafts of light his agile mind throws upon it to reveal its real dimensions, and curious because we can never know the direction from which the light may come. Read full book review >

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WHAT REMAINS OF HEAVEN by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"The mystery includes a smattering of political and church intrigue among a welter of family ties so intricate that a scorecard might have helped."
Who killed the cleric in the crypt? Read full book review >

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THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS by C.S. Lewis
Released: Jan. 1, 1942

"It is a clever book, and for the clever reader, rather than the too-earnest soul."
These letters from some important executive Down Below, to one of the junior devils here on earth, whose job is to corrupt mortals, are witty and written in a breezy style seldom found in religious literature. Read full book review >