Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt (Christine Leigh Heyrman)

I got this book several years ago. At the time I thought it sounded fascinating (and it is), but for whatever reason I never got around to it till now. But I’m actually glad I waited. Southern Cross makes so much more impact, and is so much more timely, in today’s post-Trump evangelical landscape. It’s … Continue reading Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt (Christine Leigh Heyrman)

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The Shadow in the North (Philip Pullman)

Remember when I reviewed the first Sally Lockhart book (The Ruby in the Smoke) and said I might only read one more of the series, because I thought the first one had potential but needed to know if that would pan out in the sequels? Yeah, I can safely take that back now. I’m definitely … Continue reading The Shadow in the North (Philip Pullman)