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Divergent: Coffee and Conversation

A few weeks ago, Veronica Roth’s book Divergent hit the big screen.  In God’s providence, that morning I also happened to be in the same town as Hayley, our intrepid intern-turned-exec-assistant, who is now a student at Boyce College.  So, we slid up to the table in a local coffee house, got a couple of […]

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Friday Flicks: Being Elmo

We haven’t started back to school yet, and the thrill of Christmas is fading fast… cabin fever is beginning to set in at my house.  How about yours? Next week, we plan to jump into more consistent posting here at RR.  For now, though, to ease the pain of idleness, I thought I would share […]

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More Fan Favs: 10 Best RR Interviews

Welcome to the New Year at Redeemedreader!  We’ve done a lot of interviews since our founding in 2011, so we thought we’d pull your favorites together today.  We’ve gained a lot of new readers recently, so instead of only looking at this year’s best interviews, I’ve drawn these from our entire archives.  Happy reading! Top 10 […]

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More Fan Favs: 10 Books You Bought in 2013

We spend a lot of time recommending books to you guys, it’s true.  But did you know we also get book recommendations from you? Behind the scenes, we manage to make enough to keep the site going through your support through Amazon.com.  Readers click through a link on our site (say, in our Winter Book […]

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Christ in Kids’ Books: Fan Favorites

Merry Christmas!  Over the next few days, we’ll be doing some lists of fan favorites, with lists of our favorite books, interviews, etc. over the years. I thought for today’s post, though, we would look back at some of our readers’ favorite Christ-centered posts on Redeemedreader.  Hopefully you’ll find some new posts and a few […]

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C. S. Lewis at War: Radio Theatre for Teens and Adults

C. S. Lewis at War: The Dramatic Story Behind Mere Christianity (Radio Theatre) by C.S. Lewis and Paul McCusker.  Tyndale Entertainment, 2013.  Ages 12 and up. It’s last minute stocking stuffer time at my house!  But even if you aren’t frantically looking for one last gift, this is an audiobook I think many of you […]

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Truth in the Tinsel: A Family Advent Tradition

Truth in the Tinsel Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I suppose the Christmas race has officially begun now, and with that in mind, I wanted to share with you an advent devotional my kids and I will be doing this year. I know that there are many worthy Advent studies.  (For instance, I […]

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Sci-fi Contest Winner and Podcast: From Ender’s Game to Hunger Games

To listen to our a read along with real teens or find discussion questions about Ender’s Game, please see our Ender’s Game Read Along.  Also, to read the stories in our contest, see our Short Story Finalists post. Sci-fi Contest Winner Back when I was in high school, my short story contest submissions were read […]

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Winter Book Fair: Gift Books to Support Redeemedreader

Dear Redeemedreaders, We appreciate you!  If you have appreciated Redeemedreader this year, we’d love to have your support during the holiday season.  We have narrowed down some of our best gift book recommendations for this time of year below.  Just click on any of the widgets or titles you see here, and you’ll go to […]

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Sci-fi Short Story Finalists: VOTE FOR A WINNER!

New to Redeemedreader?  Sign up for our biweekly newsletter on our homepage!  You can also like us on Facebook or follow along on Twitter to keep up with our book recommendations for kids and teens. To see who won the Writing Contest, CLICK HERE. INTRODUCTION Back in October, we invited teens to participate in a Sci-fi Writing Contest as part of our Ender’s […]

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Teen Sci-Fi Writing Contest & Discussion: From Ender’s Game to Hunger Games

***NOTE: AN ANONYMOUS DONOR HAS JUST UPPED THE 2nd AND 3rd PLACE PRIZES IN THIS CONTEST TO A $30 AMAZON GIFT CARD!*** Introduction It’s been months in the making, but it’s finally here–our Teen Sci-fi Writing Contest and Finale Podcast!  And not a moment too soon, since I’m going to a screening of Ender’s Game […]

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