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Recommended: The IVP Concise Atlas of Bible History

If you study the bible, one of the first reference books to purchase is The IVP Concise Atlas of Bible History by Paul Lawrence, edited by Richard Johnson. The book is more than a collection of maps. It contains dozens of color photographs, chronological charts and plans for different sites important to bible history in …

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Recommended: On Basilisk Station by David Weber

On Basilisk Station begins the classic science fiction series featuring Honor Harrington. Honor, an officer in the Royal Manticoran Navy, is banished to a remote worm hole transit station after humiliating a superior. Charged with finding smugglers with an aged light cruiser, she suspects Manticore’s militaristic enemy operates in the star system. So begins a …

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Recommended: Manners & Customs in the Bible by Victor H. Matthews

In order to research the customs of ancient Judah for my next project, I purchased a used copy of Manners & Customs in the Bible, An Illustrated Guide to Daily Life in Bible Times by Victory H. Matthews. I found the book very helpful and recommend it. Several other books on bible customs are arranged …

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Recommended: Where Treasure Hides by Johnnie Alexander

My wife loves Johnnie Alexander books. She’s read most of them. Her favorite is the Where Treasure Hides published in 2013. While I read another of Johnnie’s books, she kept saying, “You should read her first one. It’s my favorite.” I recently finished it and loved it. Where Treasure Hides won the American Christian Fiction …

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Recommended: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Looking for a change of pace for your summer reading? I enjoyed The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley. The murder mystery features Flavia, an 11-year-old girl and chemistry whiz. She investigates the murder of a man found poisoned in the garden. She also torments her older sisters. What’s not to …

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Recommended: Spinward Fringe Series by Randolph Lalonde

A few years ago, I searched for an e-book to while away the hours flying over the Pacific. I discovered Spinward Fringe Origins by Randolph Lalonde. Great characters and action populate this series sci-fi space opera. The galaxy Lalonde builds includes many themes, including slavery, advanced technology, prescience and the storage and transference of consciousness. …

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