Childhood Library Visit

Sometimes when you visit old places from your childhood it's not them that have changed so much as you.

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Rereading a Childhood Favorite

It's both a wonderful and frightening thing to reread a book you loved as a child. It's been ten years since I read Anne of Green Gables. It was one of my most favorite books of all when I was entering my teens but I've put off rereading it because I was afraid I'd find … Continue reading Rereading a Childhood Favorite

Reviewer’s Digest//Fantasy and Sci-Fi

The Book of Dragons, selected and illustrated by Michael Hague Read August 24th-31st This collection features several delightful dragon stories I'd never heard before or heard only in part. My one critique is that the illustrations didn't always fit, the dragons often being more cartoonish and whimsical than fierce and magnificent as the stories describe … Continue reading Reviewer’s Digest//Fantasy and Sci-Fi

Songs of Asaph: Little Boy Heart Alive (Andrew Peterson)

#8. LITTLE BOY HEART ALIVE Andrew Peterson This song beautiful captures the adventure-hungry, imaginative delight of childhood, these desires stemming from a call to be swept up in something greater than our own stories, by a love "so good but [that] is not tame". Can you capture all the fantasy literature references? Miss my introduction … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Little Boy Heart Alive (Andrew Peterson)

Seeing the Horrors of WW2 Through a Child’s Eyes

I AM DAVID By Anne Holm ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0152051600/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0152051600&linkCode=as2&tag=livinheassha-20 This book moved VERY slow and the plot and character development was simplistic, yet there remains in this story a spark of something that is difficult to describe and likely will not resonate with all readers, compelling me to give this book a higher rating than I … Continue reading Seeing the Horrors of WW2 Through a Child’s Eyes