Books



Should I Stay or Should I Go?

By Hetty White

My Wendell Berry journey began with reading his essays. I was enthralled with his ideas of husbandry, his distaste for computers, and his reluctance to rely on coal for energy. Read More ›

Every Moment Holy: Illustrating the Sacred in the Mundane

By Pete Peterson

When we invited Ned Bustard to illustrate Every Moment Holy, we asked him to embrace the look of medieval woodcuts with all their symbols and iconic imagery. But because the book is about Read More ›

Every Moment Holy: A Liturgy for Writers of Fiction

By Pete Peterson

Every Moment Holy is scheduled to print in just a few weeks. This past weekend at the Rabbit Room Writers Fellowship, we read through one of the liturgies to close our meeting. I thought I’d share it Read More ›

Special Delivery: The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog

By Pete Peterson

In a very real way, your membership is what makes the Rabbit Room possible. You responded in a big way to our Every Moment Holy campaign during May, and this month we’re saying thank you by sending each of our members a signed copy of Doug McKelvey’s The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog Read More ›

Review: The Way of the Dragon or The Way of the Lamb

By Jen Rose Yokel

It’s rare for me to impulse buy a brand new book the year it comes out. But it was hard to resist the minimalist cover and absurdly long yet awesome title The Way of the Dragon or The Way of the Lamb: Searching for Jesus’ Path of Power in a Church that has Abandoned It. Read More ›

A Note from N. D. Wilson

By N. D. Wilson

Never in all my days have I released two novels so close together as Outlaws of Time: The Song of Glory and Ghost (4/18) and The Door Before (6/27). And in between the two, I even managed to squeeze in a brain surgery Read More ›

Falling for Watership Down

By Chris Cowan

I was maybe 12 when I first saw the movie on TV. It featured cartoon rabbits, but there was nothing cute about their story. They experienced danger—from man, predators, and other rabbits. They fought, bled, and died. Read More ›

Shaping a Fellowship

By Lanier Ivester

Back in 2010, my husband and I attended our first (and the first!) Hutchmoot. It was exciting, and a little surreal, to contemplate a face-to-face gathering of a fellowship that had formerly been confined to my computer screen. Read More ›

Q&A with Henry and the Chalk Dragon author Jennifer Trafton

By The Rabbit Room

 [Cracking the Cover interviewed Jennifer Trafton recently, and they talk about writing, the creative process, Henry and the Chalk Dragon, and many other good things.]

Why do you write? Why specifically for young people? Read More ›

Baskets of Fragments

By Lanier Ivester

In October 1949, a brassy New Yorker named Helene Hanff wrote a letter to a staid London bookseller named Frank Doel.

“I am a poor writer,” she told him, “with an antiquarian taste in books.” Read More ›

Quest Adventure – Stories We Shared

By The Rabbit Room

A lot of you may be familiar with Sara Masarik’s Plumfield and Paideia blog and the Potato Peel Pie Book Community on Facebook. If not, keep reading. This month they are beginning a series of reading quests Read More ›

Every Moment Holy is Funded: THANK YOU!

By Pete Peterson

By last night when our donation-matching ended, hundreds of you helped raise the funds needed to get Every Moment Holy on its feet. We actually crossed the finish line several days early, and ended up with about 140% of our $23,500 goal. Thank you! What happens now? Read More ›