We'll Never Tell Them, by Fiorella De Maria: "An entrhalling historical Novel" --Lucy Beckett. "Moving and beautifully written." --Piers Paul Read.
The Accidental Marriage: A Novel by Roger B. Thomas. "A bold critique of modern challenges to the American family." --Dorothy Cummings McLean. Get it now!
Iota: A Novel by T.M. Doran -- Get your copy today. Click here!
Novel Thoughts blog
  1. farend

    Soup Bones and Novels

    February 3, 2016 4:48 pm 1 Comment

    Old Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard To get her poor dog a bone; But when she came there The cupboard was bare, And so the poor dog had none. —Mother Goose When we sold our Minnesota home and moved to England, I was working on a revision of a… Read more »

    Tags: novels The Far End of the Park writing

  2. John Herreid

    The Truth is Out There…

    January 29, 2016 2:11 pm 2 Comments

    “You live in a deranged age—more deranged than usual, because despite great scientific and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.” —Walker Percy, Lost in the Cosmos One of the paradoxes of the Information Age is that as ready access… Read more »

    Tags: kolchak: the night stalker television the x-files

  3. James Casper

    The Catholic Novelist As Peddler in Bleak Midwinter

    January 27, 2016 1:35 pm Leave a Comment

    A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter. —T. S. Eliot, Journey of the Magi Outside the church after Mass, beyond perfunctory handshakes, breaths… Read more »

    Tags: Catholicism Everywhere in Chains writing

  4. John Herreid

    Death vs The Doctor

    January 15, 2016 7:49 pm 4 Comments

    If you really come down to any large story that interests people or can hold their attention for a considerable time, the story is practically always a human story, it’s practically always about one thing isn’t it: death! The inevitability of death…  There’s a quotation from Simone de Beauvoir that… Read more »

    Tags: doctor who Lord of the Rings Mortality Tolkien

  5. married-at-first-sight-logo

    Married at First Blight

    January 15, 2016 12:46 pm 1 Comment

    This is a ‘novels’ blog, and I decided that “reality” TV shows are something ‘novel’ about which something needs to be written. I confess. I am Catholic and I watch reality TV. Sometimes. Maybe more than I should. And admit it, a lot of you do too.  I want to… Read more »

    Tags: marriage reality tv sacrament tv reviews

  6. fiorella

    Meet Fiorella De Maria…

    January 8, 2016 5:27 pm Leave a Comment

    ..in this excellent profile of novelist Fiorella De Maria at the Catholic World Report website: During Lent 1998, a teenage girl, having just left an English convent school, knelt at the grotto of St. Jerome in the Holy Land. She prayed fervently, asking that through his intercession she would one… Read more »

    Tags: author interviews Fiorella de Maria

  7. John Herreid

    Embedding the Question

    December 31, 2015 5:56 pm 6 Comments

    “The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man.” —G. K. Chesterton The other day I was listening to an interview with an actor. He brought up the fact that he had been raised Catholic but fell away after reaching adulthood. His reasoning was something along the… Read more »

    Tags: agnosticism Catholicism gauguin religious education

  8. Ignatius Press Novels

    Rev. John Morrison is an Episcopal priest living in Brightwaters, New York. A member of the New York C. S. Lewis Society, he is a retired English teacher with degrees from Darthmouth, Hofstra, SUNY Stony Brook, and the George Mercer School of Theology. He has presented a number of papers… Read more »

    Tags: C.S. Lewis John Morrison Michael O'Brien New York C. S. Lewis Society

  9. Ignatius Press Novels

    Top posts! Top sellers! An Ignatius Press Novels Review of 2015

    December 23, 2015 2:00 pm Leave a Comment

    2015 is almost over, and it’s time to look back over the past year in novels and in posts here at the Novel Thoughts blog. First off, here’s a list of the top-selling novels from the year: Elijah in Jerusalem: The long-awaited sequel to Father Elijah takes the top spot… Read more »

    Tags: 2015 best sellers top posts year in review

  10. John Herreid

    Fairy Tales in Space

    December 22, 2015 12:00 pm Leave a Comment

    Note: this review is spoiler-free. Comments on it, though, may contain spoilers. On Sunday we went to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The theater was jam-packed with families; lots of kids dressed up as their favorite characters—including one kid dressed as Wolverine. I have a feeling he was simpatico… Read more »

    Tags: movie reviews Star Wars the force awakens

Next Page »