Aside from the fact that they are all third novels by award-winning novelists, this month's fiction roundup offers plenty of variety – from a dark fable set on the coast of Newfoundland to a portrait of a Midwestern family in flux to a journalistic thriller set in Nigeria.
NBC says they're already planning on another live musical for next year. What show should they pick?
Biographer Eve LaPlante praises Louisa May Alcott and her mother Abigail (model for 'Marmee' in 'Little Women') as 'foremothers' – who paved the way for modern women.
Members of the Newtown United Methodist Church have turned to faith – and each other – to surmount a mass shooting.
The Bible miniseries produced by the History Channel is a disappointment for any family hoping for a new way to share the Bible's stories with their children. The Bible miniseries, not altogether surprising given the History Channel's relentless ratings focus, sensationalizes the Bible's stories. Angel ninjas? Really?
Advocates for immigration reform should seek support from an unlikely source – evangelical Christians. Their political agenda is broadening as Hispanic congregants – documented and undocumented – increase and pastors speak of immigration as a religious concern.