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Books Mentioned in this Episode
Question 1: I really want my daughter to read books with strong, female characters. But most books that see are romance-type books. What middle grade books would you suggest that aren’t centered around girls’ infatuation with boys?
Question 2: Christian Fiction doesn’t always have the best writing or is just a disguised “clean” romances. What quality Christian authors would you suggest?
Question 3: Besides Nancy Drew, who I also love BTW, there are, like, zero mystery books with strong female protagonists. That might be an exaggeration, but you get the idea. Help?
- Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
- Trixie Belden Series
- Beverly Gray, Freshman by Clair Bank
Question 4: My son is moving into junior high and I’m worried my son will stop reading because his friends don’t think it’s cool. What books would he be interested in?
Question 5: There are so many good books coming out. It’s pretty overwhelming! What would you recommend?
Question 6: Can I just get a good book where the woman isn’t a pushover and/or doesn’t have to give up everything for her partner? That would be great. Thanks.
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