52 Little Lessons from A Christmas Carol by Bob Welch

Stars: ***** Thomas Nelson (2015) Religion/Christian Life/Inspirational 181 pages Summary: 52 Little Lessons From A Christmas Carol is a street-level tour through this much-loved tale of bitterness-turned-benevolence. Bob Welch pauses along the way to examine the wisdom and people Scrooge spent much of his life disregarding in favor of his own selfish pursuits. Welch throws… Read More »

Guest Post: Editing The Classics: Is it Ethical?

Note from Callista: I do not claim to agree or disagree with the following guest post. I am offering it to spark conversation among my readers. Thanks to Rachel for the guest post and My Blog Guest for putting us together. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Political correctness has permeated and dictated personal and professional interaction for too few… Read More »

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Stars: ***** NOTE: When I type in the ISBN of the copy I have I get this picture but it’s NOT what mine looks like. I guess it doesn’t really matter though. This is a re-read for me. I first read it about 3 years ago and I read it every Christmas Eve. I’ve just… Read More »

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

Stars: ****This book is being counted towards the Book to Movie Challenge and Classics Challenge 2008.This is my second Jules Verne book. I liked this one better than Journey to the Center of the Earth. I especially liked the ending. I find it’s really hard to review a classic, I’m not sure what to say… Read More »