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Interview — Douglas Kaine McKelvey, Creator Of Every Moment Holy 

By Tyler Hummel | October 25, 2023

The popular liturgical devotional has sold 350,000 copies in six years.

Book Banning in my Old Backyard

By Courtney Floyd | October 6, 2023
"Let Freedom Read"

Our Books Department editor explores what it’s like to be a librarian celebrating intellectual freedom while her hometown bans books.

Adapting Narnia On Stage: The Logos Theater Reflects On Staging ‘The Horse And His Boy’

By Tyler Hummel | August 9, 2023
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The Logos Theater’s artistic director Nicole Stratton and puppetmaster Justin Swain spoke with Geeks Under Grace and reflected on their time with The Horse and His Boy.

Comics & Graphic Novels

Review — Star Trek: Lower Decks — Crew Handbook

By Courtney Floyd | December 19, 2023
Lower Decks USS Cerritos Handbook, four faces are on the side of the font, a young Black woman, a young green woman, a young white man, and a young Black man with a visor over one eye

Star Trek: Lower Decks — Crew Handbook ties fans directly to the show by giving them an inside look at how the U.S.S. Cerritos is run…sort of.

Book Banning in my Old Backyard

By Courtney Floyd | October 6, 2023
"Let Freedom Read"

Our Books Department editor explores what it’s like to be a librarian celebrating intellectual freedom while her hometown bans books.

Review – God Country

By Nathan Kiehn | August 29, 2023

This Image Comic series tells a moving tale which combines the struggle of caring for an aging parent with mythical mayhem.

Manga

Group of attractive young men fan out in a V. The one in front offers a hand to the viewer while the others look on

Review — 7Fates: Chakho

By Courtney Floyd | February 13, 2024

7Fates: Chakho is one of several collaborations between titan digital publisher WebToon and the hit K-pop band BTS.

Idol with stars in her eyes sings and smiles

Review — Oshi no Ko (Vol. 1 & Episode 1)

By Courtney Floyd | April 25, 2023

Oshi no Ko is a popular anime of the Spring 2023 season, but how does the story hold up in both its original and adapted forms?

Boy in red and red motorcycle

Review – Akira

By David Koury | November 11, 2022

Forty years after the influential manga’s release, we examine if it still deserves its status. Check out our review to see the conclusion.

Novels

Review: A Deadly Business

By Rachel Koehler | July 18, 2014

Mia Quinn is a prosecutor in the Violent Crimes Unit of Seattle, Washington. She’s also a recent widow because of a seemingly innocent car crash her husband was involved in. In this story, Mia is asked some tough questions surrounding her husband’s death. Was it really an accident because he was driving too fast? Or…

GUG Review: The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

By Cooper D Barham | July 15, 2014

Title: The Rithmatist Author: Brandon Sanderson Publisher: Tor Teen Genre: Steampunk, Fantasy, Teen Pages: 384 Content Warning: Brandon Sanderson usually has clean books, and that’s even more emphasized in The Rithmatist, as it is a young adult novel.  No swearing outside Sanderson’s own hand-crafted, story-appropriate slurs, and nothing else of note. The Book in a Nutshell…

Review: The Forever Saga: Flash

By Drew Koehler | July 15, 2014

Official overview: “Long ago, the first reign of Grigori Geist nearly destroyed the Earth. Returned from exile, Geist is secretly rebuilding his kingdom beneath Antarctica and assembling his robotic Vaucan race to conquer mankind. Only one obstacle remains: the war hero Brian Renney. Yet Brian is now losing a battle against his fears. Scars of…

Non-Fiction

Review – The Story of the Family

By Tyler Hummel | May 29, 2024

Chesterton Society President Dale Ahlquist gathers the great Catholic journalist’s thoughts on family together into one convenient and thought provoking book.

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Review — How To Use The Book Of Common Prayer

By Tyler Hummel | April 16, 2024

Samuel Bray and Drew Keane’s new book teaches how to pray the Anglican Liturgy.

Review — Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh

By Tyler Hummel | February 19, 2024

Historian Thomas S. Kidd describes the flawed inner life of America’s third president.

Classics

Review – The Story of the Family

By Tyler Hummel | May 29, 2024

Chesterton Society President Dale Ahlquist gathers the great Catholic journalist’s thoughts on family together into one convenient and thought provoking book.

Classic Review — The Horse and His Boy (1954)

By Tyler Hummel | August 1, 2023

The fifth published Narnia book explores some of the darkest themes in the saga.

Classic Review: The Man Born To Be King (1942)

By Tyler Hummel | April 7, 2023

The Man Who Would Be King is an accessible work that puts the complex life and theology of Christ into the words of normal people.