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July 2014
text: Why We Love Fantasy Stories Soooo Much!
This weekend (Saturday through Monday, July 5–7), The Purpose of Fantasy is discounted to 99 cents.It includes discussions of...
The Purpose of Fantasy: A Reader's Guide to Twelve Selected Books with Good Values and Spiritual Depth - Philip Martin
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July 2014
text: Humorous Ghost Stories for Kids, now just $.99 as eBook
More fun than scary! Now just $.99 in Kindle edition. Shadow Island: A Spooky Tale of Lake Superior. http://www.amazon.com/...
Shadow Island: A Spooky Tale of Lake Superior - Raymond Bial
May 2014
text: Odin's Promise - A Novel of Norway (Middle-Grade Historical Fiction)
Odin's Promise: A Novel of Norway . . . is a great read for fans of WWII fiction, dog stories, and all things Norwegian! ...
February 2014
text: What is the Purpose of Fantasy?
“All stories teach, whether the storyteller intends them to or not. They teach the world we create. They teach the morality w...
January 2014
text: The Purpose of Fantasy: A Reader's Guide - now in paperback
The Purpose of Fantasy: A Reader's Guide . . . is now out in paperback, along with the oh-so-inexpensive Kindle edition ($...
December 2013
text: Must-Read Stories for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa
When the weather outside is frightful, why not curl up with a roaring fire, a piping hot mug of cocoa (complete with marshmal...
The Twelve Days of Christmas - Laurel Long Arthur's Christmas: An Arthur Adventure - Marc Brown The Snowman - Raymond Briggs 'Twas the Night Before Christmas - Clement C. Moore, Matt Tavares The Polar Express - Chris Van Allsburg How the Grinch Stole Christmas! - Dr. Seuss A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale - Martin Waddell The Christmas Candle - Richard Paul Evans The Message of the Birds - Kate Westerlund, Feridun Oral
November 2013
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November 2013
reviewed: A Hive for the Honeybee
Written by Lauder Hansen Soinbhe Lally’s allegorical novel, A Hive for the Honeybee, is a beautiful tale about one little w...
A Hive for the Honeybee, a (hc) - Soinbhe Lally, Patience Brewster
November 2013
text: Coraline Review
by Lauder Hansen Neil Gaiman wrote a fantastic novella that is worth reading more than once. As you begin to read Coraline,...
November 2013
text: Thanksgiving Writing Prompts for Children
Children have wonderfully creative ideas, especially when it comes to the holidays. Why not give them a fun writing prompt (l...
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