Tag Archives | Andrew Klavan

Far as the Curse is Found: Two Novels Dealing with Death

This seems like an odd time of year to talk about death, but the joy of the Christmas season wouldn’t be joyful at all if that baby did not represent God’s solution to our biggest problem.  Isaac Watts recognized that, in one of my most favorite Christmas hymns: No more let sin and sorrow reign, […]

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Lemonade and Lit, Week 7: Klavan Discussion

Other Lemonade and Lit posts:  Introduction, Week One: Booked, Week Two: Booked Discussion, Week Three: Beauty, Week Four: Sexuality in Booked, Week Five: Beauty Discussion, Week Six: The Last Thing I Remember,  Week Seven: Klavan Discussion. Lemonade and Lit: An Adult-Teen Read Along, Week 7 It’s been a fun summer, and we’re finishing strong with […]

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Lemonade and Lit, Week 6: The Last Thing I Remember by Andrew Klavan

Other Lemonade and Lit posts:  Introduction, Week One: Booked, Week Two: Booked Discussion, Week Three: Beauty, Week Four: Sexuality in Booked, Week Five: Beauty Discussion, Week Six: The Last Thing I Remember,  Week Seven: Klavan Discussion. Lemonade and Lit: An Adult-Teen Read Along, Week 6 Can’t believe we’re on our last book!  Be sure to […]

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Extreme Teens: YA Thrillers

“. . . Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means, at the point of highest reality.”  C. S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters. Back at the turn of the 20th century, boys in knickers devoured dime novels about Deadeye Dick and Frank Merriwell, […]

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Tough Guy: An Interview with Andrew Klavan

Andrew Klavan’s new novel, Crazy Dangerous, is the story of complicated characters in a complex world.  Not necessarily the story you’d expect from a Christian author these days, but then not much about Andrew Klavan fits the Christian author stereotype.  He grew up in a Jewish home, and his writing–from screenplays to editorials in the […]

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Fast and Furious

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Coming up on Friday, an interview with Andrew Klavan himself!  And we have a copy of Crazy Dangerous to give away!!  Read on for details . . . Crazy Dangerous, by Andrew Klavan.  Thomas Nelson, 2012, 324 pages.  Age/interest level: 12-up. Nobody can ever say Andrew Klavan doesn’t know how to write an […]

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Homelanders

Homelanders, by Andrew Klavan.  Published by Thomas Nelson in four parts: The Last Thing I Remember (2009), The Long Way Home (2010), The Truth of the Matter (2010), and The Final Hour (2011).  Age/interest level: 12-up. “Suddenly I woke up strapped to a chair.” If that’s not an opening sentence calculated to get a teenager […]

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