Tag Archives: Maureen Lang

Listen to God’s Whisper by Maureen Lang

This past Sunday at church, a visiting speaker reminded us to say yes to the opportunities God puts in our path. I have to admit I don’t always follow God’s gentle nudging. There have been times when I’ve felt led … Continue reading

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Maureen Lang’s The Cranbury Papermaker by Vicki Hinze

Christians Read congratulations CR author, Maureen Lang on the release of her new novel:   Will he steal her inheritance . . . or save it?Arianne Casterton is devastated when her father and his new wife are killed in a … Continue reading

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Retold Classics, posted by Maureen Lang

This past month, my book club selected a title that was billed as being inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic story, The Scarlett Letter. I admit I voted for the title, because the premise sounded fascinating. A modern day take on … Continue reading

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Excellence and the Image of God

Recently I watched an old movie about Beethoven and found myself intrigued by the notion of God-given talent. How can it be that extraordinary genius can and often is at home in someone with no obvious commitment or connection to … Continue reading

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CHRISTIANS READ MEGA CONTEST AT THE BOOK CLUB NETWORK

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Christians Read has teamed up with The Book Club Network for a special contest.  Details follow! June 19-21 Enter the contest atThe Book Club Network HERE. Contest runs for the month of June.  Be sure to enter–otherwise, you … Continue reading

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How do you choose a book?

While wondering how many Kindles, Nooks and e-readers were under Christmas trees this past holiday, I pondered whether such devices will change how we as readers choose the books we read. I admit I do the majority of my shopping … Continue reading

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Christmas Blessings, Posted by Maureen Lang

I’d planned to write about books this week, how we choose them, the importance of covers and titles and so on but as I’m getting ready to post all I can think of is Christmas. Here I am, in the … Continue reading

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Reading Seasons I’m Thankful For by Maureen Lang

I’ve loved reading nearly all my life. Although I can’t really recall when or why I started reading, I do recall several milestones along my reading journey. When I was very young—perhaps first or second grade, I wanted my mother … Continue reading

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What Kind of Reader Are You? Posted by Maureen Lang

Over the years I’ve belonged to or visited a number of book clubs, which taught me there are many different reader styles. After posing this topic to my voracious-reader daughter, I decided to define the ones we’ve either been or … Continue reading

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Translations, posted by Maureen Lang

This past week I finished a book called The Hangman’s Daughter, a translation from the original German by Oliver Potzsch. The book has been something of a sensation, at least the e-version at a discounted price, and has garnered a … Continue reading

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Should a line be drawn on what we read? by Maureen Lang

As a Christian who loves to read, I’m often confronted with the choice to read a book that has the potential to offend my faith. I know there are strong opinions about what followers of Christ should let fill our … Continue reading

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Storytelling: Readers and Writers by Maureen Lang

There’s plenty of evidence to suggest storytelling has been around for as long as mankind. God created us with an imagination and a desire to create . . . perhaps those two traits are the most striking resemblances we have … Continue reading

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