Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ

The Book:┬áBen Hur: A Tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace The Blurb:┬áThis faithful New Testament tale combines the events of the life of Jesus with grand historical spectacle in the exciting story of Judah of the House of Hur, a man who finds extraordinary redemption for himself and his family.A classic of faith, fortitude,…

Bless Me Ultima

The Book: Bless Me Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya The Blurb: Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima enters his life. She is a curandera, one who heals with herbs and magic. ‘We cannot let her live her last days in loneliness,’ says Antonio’s mother. ‘It is not the way of our people,’ agrees his…