Books

Deception, mystery, and romance

Books | Four novels from Christian publishers
by Sandy Barwick
Posted 6/11/20, 05:18 pm

If I Were You by Lynn Austin: Audrey and Eve become fast friends as children on an estate near London. They grow up and grow apart until the onset of World War II rekindles their friendship. Audrey plans to move to the United States with her American husband after the war. But when he’s killed, she opts to stay in familiar surroundings in England. Seeing a way out of poverty, Eve assumes Audrey’s identity and moves to America, duping Audrey’s in-laws into thinking she’s their dead son’s wife.

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A destructive addiction

Books | On the pornography treadmill
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/11/20, 05:15 pm

As more businesses are opening up this month, Christians, sadly, need to pay attention to one industry that never closed and may even have expanded this year. The Economist last month headlined one story, “Pornography is booming during the covid-19 lockdowns.”

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Nine reads we recommend this summer

Books | From classics to new releases, here are titles worth your time
by The Editors
Posted 6/11/20, 03:02 pm

Only halfway in, 2020 seems as if it’s packed a decade’s worth of alarming and tragic news stories. Especially in years like these, we all need breaks from the headlines. Here are books some of WORLD’s writers have enjoyed.

Fiction

The Beekeeper of Aleppo 

by Christy Lefteri (Ballantine Books, 2019)

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