Christian Novel “The Shack” a Surprising Best Seller

“The Shack,” by William P. Young and published by Windblown Media in partnership with Hachette Book Group USA, is one example of a novel that spread rapidly by word-of-mouth. This is a powerful example of how readers can influence the sale of a book. “The Shack,” a once small time Christian novel by an unknown Read more about Christian Novel “The Shack” a Surprising Best Seller[…]

Medieval Historical Fiction Novel of the Week

The Proud Villeins (Bridges Over Time, Book I) by Valerie Anand Hardcover – 310 pages Publisher – St Martins Pr; 1st U.S. ed edition (September 1992) Editorial Review from Publishers Weekly: A sweeping, often moving tale of English medieval life, this novel depicts historical events–ranging from 1040 to 1215, when the Magna Charta was signed–from Read more about Medieval Historical Fiction Novel of the Week[…]

Medieval History Magazines

I’ve been trying to locate magazines dedicated to the period of the Middle Ages. Unfortunately, my local bookstores don’t stock anything of the sort. I ran across a few online but don’t know if they’re any good. Does anyone subscribe to any of these? Know of others that you would recommend? Medieval History Magazine (I Read more about Medieval History Magazines[…]

Christian Bale as Robin Hood

The movie that sparked my interest in the medieval period was Robin Hood Prince of Thieves with Kevin Costner. Ever since, I have been enamored with anything and everything dealing with the Middle Ages: movies, historical fiction novels, non-fiction books, television documentaries. The next in line: Nottingham, directed by Ridley Scott. I’m a big fan Read more about Christian Bale as Robin Hood[…]