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Posted: July 10, 2009

Last Updated: January 14, 2015

Books

August 28, 2015
Son's memoir shows natural link between farming, literature
Son's memoir shows natural link between farming, literature

"Northern Lights, Southern Nights: A Memoir of Writing Parents" by Albert Eisele. North Star Press (St. Cloud, Minnesota, 2015). 155 pp;$14.95.
 
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Reviewed By Dolores R. Leckey/CNS
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August 19, 2015
Two novels look at sibling relationships from a Catholic perspective
Two novels look at sibling relationships from a Catholic perspective
Reviewed by Graham G. Yearley/CNS
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August 11, 2015
The League of Regrettable Superheroes: Out of everybody else's league
The League of Regrettable Superheroes: Out of everybody else's league

Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's … #711?

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Reviewed by Mark Judge/CNS
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August 7, 2015
Author explores how art, architecture lead us to prayer
Author explores how art, architecture lead us to prayer

The beauty of the works spurs the heart to praise God, as does the splendor found in nature. Images and architecture, he writes, can teach us and lead us to prayer as do the Scriptures, acting as "stimuli" to encounter God's presence as a feast.

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Reviewed By Sister Mona Castelazo, CSJ/CNS
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July 24, 2015
Thought-provoking, inspiring almanac will delight Catholic gardeners
Thought-provoking, inspiring almanac will delight Catholic gardeners

Any Catholic who enjoys gardening will find much inspiration, both spiritual and practical, in this original compendium written by Margaret Rose Realy, a master gardener, retreat leader and Catholic blogger.

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Reviewed by Nancy L. Roberts/CNS
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July 17, 2015
Catholics can benefit from Protestant Scripture scholar's latest book
Catholics can benefit from Protestant Scripture scholar's latest book

Something of a theological superstar in the late 1960s and early 1970s, thanks to his mega-best-seller "The Secular City," retired Harvard University theologian Harvey Cox here turns his attention to the Bible and how to read it with the brain in gear that God gave you.

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Reviewed by Mitch Finley/CNS
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July 10, 2015
Details on Poland's role in Cold War might overwhelm casual reader
Details on Poland's role in Cold War might overwhelm casual reader

"Empowering Revolution" gives readers a clear sense of the Cold War's strongly moralistic character. 

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Reviewed by Brian Welter/CNS
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July 7, 2015
Book offers Catholic guide to raising a happy baby
Book offers Catholic guide to raising a happy baby

"Then Comes Baby: The Catholic Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the First Three Years of Parenthood" by Greg and Lisa Popcak. Ava Maria Press (Notre Dame, Indiana, 2014). 272 pp., $16.95.

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Reviewed by Regina Lordan/CNS
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June 30, 2015
Book offers youths valuable lessons

From Teens to Twenties: Lessons Every Young Adult Should Learn by Alexander J. Basile. Paulist Press (Staten Island, New York, 2014). 118 pp., $8.95. 

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Reviewed by Daniel S. Mulhall/CNS
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June 22, 2015
Children's reading: books to pray, learn with all summer long

The following books are suitable for summer reading:

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Reviewed by Regina Lordan/CNS
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