Writers: J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne Publisher: Scholastic Genre: Screenplay, Fantasy This year, the world of Harry Potter grew larger with the publication of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. We haven’t had a Wizarding World story since The Deathly Hallows in 2007. The book was received quietly this summer, despite the franchise…

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Author: Matt Mikalatos Publisher: SaltRiver (Tyndale) Genre: Christian Fiction, Comedy Combining theology with comedy, Matt Mikalatos takes his readers on outlandish journeys. He started with My Imaginary Jesus, which offers a humorous look at the way we interact with our Savior. Night of the Living Dead Christian is his second novel. In both books, Mikalatos…

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Many fictional characters have cookie-cutter personalities. They are the same across every genre of film and literature. Though male characters are just as easily stereotyped, we will focus on females in this article. Here are five female characters we see all the time: 1. Token Girl “Congratulations, you get to be The Girl of this…

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Author: Sarah E. Morin Publisher: Enclave Publishing Genre: Fairy Tale/Fantasy   Most people are familiar with the story of Sleeping Beauty: An evil fairy curses a young princess to prick her finger on a magic spindle. The princess falls asleep until she is woken by true love’s kiss. Prince and princess live happily ever after……

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These days, you can’t trust bookstores. They carry some uncomfortable reads — looking at you, Fifty Shades. You have to scour the shelves carefully for a really good book. The covers may hint at the contents, but who knows if an unfamiliar story is to be trusted? If you find yourself lost in a bookstore,…

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