12 books that will tempt active young boys to read this summer

Bonus: these adventurous books are chock-a-block with inspiration and good values.

6 young women in literature every girl should know

Books help to shape the emerging personality. These classic great reads, starring admirable female characters, are ideal to give our daughters.

Live fully, or better off dead? The problem with ‘Me Before You’

After watching the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes' book, Me Before You, I left the theater deeply troubled. Is the message of the movie that…

8 beautifully written beach reads to entertain & inspire

Beyond chick-lit: new titles for the reader who craves a little more (but not too much!) substance in her vacation book bag.

For Mother’s Day: 5 parenting books to inspire and encourage

Great reads that celebrate motherhood, and give us some much needed insight into raising our sons and daughters.

Was Shakespeare a secret Catholic? 5 clues that say so

What, pray tell, could make people think such a thing? Read on, fair reader, and see with thine own eyes.

A literary revival of classic romance novels

Modern retellings of classic 19th century novels are trending among today's authors. These books give new life to Jane Austen's 'Pride & Prejudice,' and Charlotte Brontë's 'Jane Eyre,' like you've never seen them before.

Traveling alone: one woman’s journey to heal her soul

As Author Robin Murphy turned fifty, she felt emotionally and spiritually exhausted. But a solo road trip across the U.S. was just the cure she needed. She shares her journey in this special book excerpt from 'Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It.'

‘In Defense of the Princess’: the modern woman’s must-have manual

In her latest book, royalty buff and mom Jerramy Fine chats with us about the world-changing power of princesses and…

5 popular artists whose faith inspires their creativity

Not every Christian lives, prays, or is called to serve in the same way. These modern artists have all successfully carried their faith into their careers—from broadway to the art gallery.

A mother’s farewell

When author Heather McManamy was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she wrote notes to her daughter for all the milestones she would miss. In this excerpt from her posthumous memoir, 'Cards for Brianna,' her grace, humor, and love live on.

From the silver screen to salvation

A look back at the role of God in the lives of classic Hollywood stars—have times really changed that much?

An ode to Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

The celebrated author's passing on February 19th, reminded the world why we need literature that teaches and inspires us. Here: seven more books that every…

A different kind of business book

Why you don't need to be a business mogul or CEO to benefit from Wharton professor Adam Grant's new book.

Author Rachel Bertsche tries on favorite celebrities’ habits

Her entertaining book about admiring and imitating celebrities led to a discovery about the greatness in her own life.