After an unexpected week-long hiatus due to all household computers going down for the count simultaneously, we are back with the latest Publisher Spotlight. This week is dedicated to Standard Publishing, which you may know for their many decades of successful Sunday School and Vacation Bible School curriculum. They also publish some fiction and non-fiction titles every year which are distributed fairly widely.
Last week our publisher spotlight focused on three recent releases from Day One Publications. This coming week will feature three releases from Lewis & Roth Publishers according to the following posting schedule, DV:
Reviewing activity on this site in 2010 and 2011 has been slim to none thanks in large part to sickness and seminary. Even so, many publishers have patiently waited for reviews and some have continued to send review copies even while the site has been all but silent. Now that Spring courses have wrapped up, we are launching a weekly reviewing initiative, partly to revitalize the site and partly to thank the publishers in some small way.
One of my joys as Managing Editor of Discerning Reader is the opportunity to collect our reviewers' diverse array of reviews each week, and to see which topics and themes emerge. This week a major theme seems to be 'brokenness.'