Not My Review: Chosen for Life – The Case for Divine Election, by Sam Storms


The links below are to book reviews of the excellent ‘Chosen for Life – The Case For Divine Election,’ by Sam Storms.

For more visit:
http://tonyreinke.com/2007/02/06/book-review-chosen-for-life-by-sam-storms-1581348436-9781581348439/
http://www.alexchediak.com/2007/08/guest_review_of_sam_storms_cho.php
http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/erikraymond/2007/10/24/chosen-for-life/

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Finding New Books with Reddit


The link below is to an article that looks at ways to find new books to read via Reddit.

For more visit:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/novel-find-new-books-read-reddit/

Mariah Carey Will Release Children’s Book Based on Hit Song ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’


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All we want for Christmas is Mariah Carey‘s new book!

This fall, the singer is set to make her children’s book debut with All I Want for Christmas Is You, a picture book inspired by Carey’s hit song, PEOPLE can reveal exclusively.

“When I wrote All I Want For Christmas Is You it was my dream for it to become a classic Christmas song,” Carey tell PEOPLE in a statement. “I am so proud of the song’s impact as it continues to create memories for fans each year.”

She adds: “I am thrilled to be able to bring the story of the song to new generations of families with the picture book.”

The book, which features the complete lyrics of Carey’s chart-topping hit, tells the story of a little girl whose greatest holiday wish is for a new puppy.

The song “All I Want for Christmas Is You”…

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Oxford Dictionaries Adds ‘Fat-Shame,’ ‘Butthurt’ and ‘Redditor’


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Oxford Dictionaries announced its latest additions on Wednesday, highlighting the things we were talking about in the summer of ’15—like angry Internet commenters, gender identity and what a sweet time of day “beer o’clock” is.

Oxford Dictionaries is the branch of the Oxford family that focuses on modern language—words that people are using now and how they’re using them—which makes their barriers to entry different than the venerable, historical Oxford English Dictionary. Their new words often arise from fresh technology and pop culture and might include Internet slang (like new entry pwnage) that would get laughed out of the OED’s admittance office.

As with every update, the additions reflect who English-speakers are. Sometimes we are microaggressivebrain-farters. At other times we are butthurt pocket-dialers. At others still, we are simply hangry fat-shamers or rando Redditors.

Among the lessons about who we are right now: The addition…

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