Susan Olasky

Susan is a book reviewer, story coach, feature writer and editor for WORLD. She has authored eight historical novels for children and teaches twice a year at World Journalism Institute. Susan resides with her husband, Marvin, in Austin, Texas. Follow her on Twitter @susanolasky.

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Four recent crime novels

Books
by Susan Olasky
Posted 11/09/16, 02:00 pm

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Sophie Hannah

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A food & fuel Thanksgiving

Economy | The producers of our daily bread and energy contend with nature, and sometimes governments that take their production for granted
by Susan Olasky & Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/08/16, 09:17 am

Like most Americans today, we grew up in cities and suburbs, with food and fuel coming from supermarkets and gas stations. We did not think about our dependence on a relatively small number of farmers and energy providers. Politicians call themselves “public servants,” but our real servants risk their livelihoods each week to bring us what we rarely think about and often take for granted.

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Four Christian books

Books
by Melinda Taylor, Elizabeth Tracy, Gary Bauman & Susan Olasky
Posted 8/19/16, 01:00 am

The Truth About Lies: The Unlikely Role of Temptation in Who You Will Become

Tim Chaddick

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