2017 Summer Reading List

Hey, Aly here! Sorry about the missed post last Monday. We were waylaid with an unexpected house-sitting adventure, which totally threw me off my groove. But our little side adventure produced a healthy side-effect: namely, the desire to READ MORE BOOKS! Especially books in my preferred genres, fantasy and young …

Fauns, Centaurs, and Mermaids! Oh, My!: The Role of Fantasy Creatures in Spiritual Fantasy

+J.M.J.+ As a reader of fantasy, I know I’ve encountered more mythical creatures than I can count. From phoenixes to centaurs, from unicorns to mermaids, these legendary animals and hybrids have added variety, originality, and depth to the stories I’ve read. But with so many creatures, many of them based …