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  1. Meryl Amland

    A Review of Mockingjay Part 1

    November 25, 2014 3:17 pm Leave a Comment

    Mockingjay Part 1, the final installment of The Hunger Games series, opened this past weekend as the top selling movie in the box office. The adaptation of Suzanne Collin’s novel left something to be desired for both critics and fans alike. Critics on Rotten Tomatoes gave it a rating of… Read more »

    Tags: film hunger games mockingjay novels to movies suzanne collins

  2. Ignatius Press Novels

    An Interview with T. M. Doran

    November 13, 2014 7:16 pm Leave a Comment

    T. M. Doran’s third novel from Ignatius Press, Iota, has just been published. The story of a man imprisoned by the Communist Russian “liberators” of Prague following World War II, Iota has been hailed as a dark and gripping exploration of themes such as conscience, guilt, complicity, and innocence. It… Read more »

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  3. T. M. Doran

    Ever since Terrapin was published and a Cole Porter Palmer short mystery story was included as an appendix (“The Deadly Dart Mystery”), Ignatius has been offering an annual CPP mystery story. In 2012: “A Legendary Mystery”. In 2013: “The Yellow Tavern Mystery”. And in 2014: “The Linden Murder Case Mystery”…. Read more »

    Tags: Iota mystery fiction T.M. Doran Terrapin

  4. Ignatius Press Novels

    Terrapin available as a free e-book *UPDATE* Offer has expired

    November 10, 2014 4:29 pm 9 Comments

    For a limited time, download a free e-book of Terrapin, the acclaimed mystery novel by T.M. Doran, including the new short mystery story “The Linden Murder Case Mystery”. Click here to download a zip file containing both .prc and .epub formats of this e-book. This free e-book was available only… Read more »

    Tags: e-book mystery T.M. Doran Terrapin

  5. Ignatius Press Novels

    IP Novels Digest: Thanksgiving Edition

    November 5, 2014 8:49 am Leave a Comment

    Readers just can’t get enough of Roger Thomas’ new novel! Sarah Reinhard at the National Catholic Register gives an insightful review on Roger Thomas’ The Accidental Marriage: “Love is misunderstood so often, so it shouldn’t be surprising that so many people misunderstand marriage. Marriage isn’t just about love the feeling:… Read more »

    Tags: bloggers blogs novels reviews Roger Thomas The Accidental Marriage

  6. Ignatius Press Novels

    The Freshest Love Story This Season Isn’t a Romance

    October 29, 2014 11:52 am 4 Comments

    In the wake of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, there has been a renewed interest in talking about marriage and family—especially marriages and families that are in irregular situations. In Roger Thomas’s new novel, The Accidental Marriage, he traces a coupling that follows a highly irregular path. Scott and Megan… Read more »

    Tags: love marriage Roger Thomas romance sex The Accidental Marriage

  7. Rose Trabbic

    The Crusades: Fact and Fiction

    October 21, 2014 5:27 pm 5 Comments

    A few weeks ago I posted about how I discovered the riches of the novels of Louis de Wohl here. A few readers suggested that I read The Last Crusader, about Don Juan of Austria. It was perfect timing, since I recently had a conversation with my mom about the… Read more »

    Tags: crusades historical fiction Louis de Wohl The Last Crusader

  8. James Casper

    The Forty-Year Challenge

    October 16, 2014 5:51 pm 1 Comment

    Not long ago, a former student asked me when I had first ‘gotten serious’ about writing stories. This, of course, is a ‘loaded’ question, and so I replied that I no longer remembered. At my age, now seventy-three, you can get away with evasions like that. In truth, it was… Read more »

    Tags: creative process creativity Everywhere in Chains James Casper writing

  9. Novel Thoughts: "Fear: The Inspiration Killer"

    Fear: The Inspiration Killer

    September 25, 2014 11:39 am 2 Comments

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    Criticism. We all hate it. For those of you who say you ‘love’ it…. well, you’re lying or you’re a weirdo. By ‘love’ it, you probably mean that it helps you improve/grow/better yourself etc. But no one enjoys hearing that their creative work has issues or is just plain bad. This is where pride and fear enter in. Fear is the devil’s ultimate inspiration killer. Read more »

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  10. Ignatius Press Novels

    Video: Interview with Roger Thomas, Author of The Accidental Marriage

    September 22, 2014 2:47 pm Comments Off

    You can find The Accidental Marriage details here and buy it online (hardback or ebook).   Roger Thomas switches hats from pro-life advocate to fiction writer in this interview. Thomas, who has two books of fiction with Ignatius, is promoting his latest, The Accidental Marriage, which covers an unconventional couple in… Read more »

    Tags: family life friendship interview IVF marriage Roger Thomas same-sex attraction The Accidental Marriage

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