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Publisher Spotlight: Standard Publishing Week 1

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August 05, 2011 @ 8:49 PM

StandardPub PicAfter 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.

Publisher Spotlight: Lewis & Roth Publishers Week 1

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July 16, 2011 @ 9:42 PM

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:

Publisher Spotlight: Day One Publications Week 1

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July 10, 2011 @ 1:46 PM

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.

The Meyer Gap Is Now Filled

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March 30, 2011 @ 9:16 PM

Since this site was launched, thousands of visitors have clicked a link  intending to read our "review" of Joyce Meyers' 2006 book, Look Great, Feel Great: 12 Keys to Enjoying a Healthy Life Now. Up until now, they have been greeted with a disappointing blank white space.

"The Forgotten Spurgeon" by Iain Murray

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June 22, 2010 @ 10:13 AM

Forgotten Spurgeon Our trusty reviewer John Bird of While We Sojourn has done us the service of updating our review of Iain Murray's Banner of Truth classic The Forgotten Spurgeon.

New Reviews: How Much Is a Whack?

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October 29, 2008 @ 4:24 PM

However much a 'whack' constitutes, we've got a whack of recent reviews for you to peruse.

Founding Editor Tim Challies was the only contributor this week, with six new reviews of a diverse array of books.

New Reviews: Better Late Than Never

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October 12, 2008 @ 4:15 PM

I've been remiss in not posting this DR review update until this weekend - Thanksgiving weekend in Canada, as it happens. Aren't you thankful the update is posted now?

New Reviews: Biography, Mostly

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September 16, 2008 @ 11:50 PM

We posted six reviews today. No fewer than three are autobiographical, one is biographical, and the remaining two are pleas for Christians and the Church to live more Christianly.

New Reviews: Books About the Broken

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September 05, 2008 @ 6:57 AM

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.'

New Reviews: Back with a Bang

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August 27, 2008 @ 3:55 PM

Following an unplanned and unofficial hiatus, Discerning Reader is back with a vengeance this week, posting a full slate of eight brand new, hot-off-the-keyboard book reviews.