"The Spear of the Centurion" is the sixth book by Thom Vines. "Spear" has been called, "'The DaVinci Code' on Christian steroids." It is thoughtful, and yet it rolls like a freight train. It lives on two time planes: the crucifixion of Christ and a decade plus into the future. The story bounces back and forth between these two bedposts, and when one is finished reading "Spear" they have filled both their heart and their mind.  
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"Educating Karen Chen" is a new book focuses on parentocracy, Tiger mum syndrome. The secrets of Asian parenting that produces top students that rank high on the world stage.

Rhode Island Clam Shacks (Images of America) Paperback – April 24, 2017
by Christopher Scott Martin and David Norton Stone 

A Massachusetts native with degrees in Wildlife Science, Mary Mofit Small writes novels that convey the magic and mystery of New England’s natural world. While she revises her funny magical adventure for middle-schoolers and completes a paranormal cozy mystery for adults, read her lighthearted blog about nature, the writing life, and books similar to hers at: