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Young Adult

Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery

“Because when you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while.” Anne of Green Gables, not of Green Gables at first, however, circumstances provided a way for the orphan girl to land in the hands of the Marilla and... Continue Reading →

This Present Darkness, Frank E. Peretti

"For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places." (Ephesians 6:12) Following the lives of several citizens... Continue Reading →

The Mistress of Tall Acre, Laura Frantz

"Though sympathy tugged at her, Sophie's imagination made fearsome leaps. The grieving widower. The destitute governess. A motherless child. It had all the makings of a scintillating novel.” After leaving his home and family for the American Revolution, General Seamas... Continue Reading →

Sherlock Holmes and the Needle’s Eye, Len Bailey

"The Bible is the only book that, as I read it, it reads to me." After Sherlock Holmes' great disappearance, his loyal companion, Dr. Watson, is left to wander through life bewildered, but when Sherlock beckons him on a secret... Continue Reading →

The Frontiersman’s Daughter, Laura Frantz

“I asked once before, do you always court trouble, Miss Click, or does it just seem tae follow you where’er you go?”   A story of a girl, born into the wilderness of the Appalachians, who discovers her real destiny.... Continue Reading →

The Giver, Lois Lowry

“The worst part of holding memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” The Giver stars an almost-12-year old Jonas. He lives in a world much different from ours. Where the Community chooses everything... Continue Reading →

River of Time Series, Lisa T. Bergren

“We all have freedom of choice. Over and over again, minute by minute. How will you live your life? For yourself? Or for others? For something good? For love? Love.” The story is about two daughters who grew up traveling with... Continue Reading →

A Little Princess, Frances Hodgson Burnett

“I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, even if they aren’t pretty, or smart, or young. They’re still princesses.” Little Sara Crewe gets brought to England... Continue Reading →

Eragon, Christopher Paolini

“Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.” In a land full of Elven and Dwarf history, Kings, Empires, Shades, and Urgals (mystical creatures that tend to stick to the dark... Continue Reading →

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