Birds of the Air

Author: S.E.M. Ishida Illustrator: Wendy Tan Publisher: B & H Publishing Group On-Sale Date: Sept. 7th, 2021 Synopsis: In anticipation of Jesus’ baptism, the birds gather to discuss who will receive the honor of symbolizing the Holy Spirit. Recommendation: Strongly Recommended Why I Requested It: Over the last several months, I have had the wonderfulContinue reading “Birds of the Air”

The Barrister and the Letter of Marque

1810s— Visited by Lady Jameson, English barrister William Snopes, who has sworn off political cases, begins investigating criminal charges against Captain Tuttle of the Padget. Accused of piracy, Tuttle claims innocence on the grounds of a letter of marque, a legal order to intercept smugglers. Unfortunately, the letter is nowhere to be f