Do you struggle to find reading material for your tweens, teens, and young adults that is both entertaining and edifying? Something that’s fun to read but isn’t filling their minds and hearts with toxic values, explicit sex, or dark/occult themes?
If you do, then the authors at CatholicTeenBooks.com are a lot like you! These award-winning fiction authors are mothers, teachers, homeschoolers, and more – all seeking to provide young Catholics with engaging but wholesome novels. They write stories that mirror the struggles today’s teens face through a variety of genres that appeal to both young men and women.
This month’s Catholic Teen Books Faith Through Fiction features the dozen books included in its spectacular giveaway for Catholic school libraries and classrooms!
This is of special interest, of course, to teachers and librarians, BUT anyone can enter and designate their favorite Catholic school (U.S. addresses only). Giveaway ends September 30, 2019.
Previous episodes of Faith Through Fiction are available online. Topics featured in prior months include summer reads, temptation, making friends, bullying, putting God first, finding your purpose, and sacrifice. For more information on Catholic Teen Books and other reading recommendations, visit http://www.catholicteenbooks.com.
Books mentioned in this episode:
- 7 Riddles to Nowhere by A.J. Cattapan
- Saving Mount Rushmore by Andrea Jo Rodgers
- The Perfect Blindside by Leslea Wahl
- Roland West, Loner by Theresa Linden
- 6 Dates to Disaster by Cynthia T. Toney
- Treachery and Truth by Katy Huth Jones
- Saint Magnus: The Last Viking by Susan Peek
- The Destiny of Sunshine Ranch by T.M. Gaouette
- Secrets: Visible & Invisible by Catholic Teen Books authors
- Where You Lead by Leslea Wahl
- Freeing Tanner Rose by T.M. Gaouette
- Mandy Lamb and the Full Moon by Corinna Turner
Don’t underestimate the power of a story. A well-written story takes us into characters’ lives and lets us live through them for a while. Faith-filled fiction can entertain and take us on an exciting journey, but more importantly, it can change lives. Strengthen our resolve. Help us grow in virtue. And bring us closer to God.
In the monthly video series Faith Through Fiction, Catholic Teen Books authors T.M. Gaouette (The Destiny of Sunshine Ranch) and Leslea Wahl (The Perfect Blindside) discuss a topic relevant to today’s teens, then share insights from a special guest author. They also share reading recommendations based on those themes.
For more information on Catholic Teen Books and other reading recommendations, visit CatholicTeenBooks.com.
Copyright 2019 Carolyn Astfalk for Catholic Teen Books
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