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Netflix’s Oscar nominee for Best Picture is a sad commentary on loneliness, marriage, and divorce.
A fisherman and his son encounter a whale entangled at sea in this wordless picture book.
The Two Popes ponders deep questions of faith and life.
The lyrical weaving of an African American family’s narratives, past, and present, in this debut Christian novel.
Kirk Franklin’s newest album skillfully continues his unique blending of gospel, choir, and hip-hop elements.
The true story of a woman whose unjust life sentence and presidential commutation made national news.
A modern and lustrous retelling of the 1868 classic by Louisa May Alcott
A Fredrick Buechner expert presents a collection of the true "essentials" from across Buechner's diverse catalog, as well as an overview of the writer’s life.
In this middle-grade novel, a girl and her family get caught up in the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl.
Canadian Indigenous artist sings powerfully about life as a minority in a dominant culture.
Trauma-informed Christian therapist Aundi Kolber offers a kinder, gentler way to wholeness.
Gyo Fujikawa's iconic children's books are beloved all over the world. Now it's time for Gyo's story to be told in a stunning picture book.
A true story about the pursuit of excellence on and off the racetrack.
Exceptional picks from a year’s worth of listening by The Banner’s Mixed Media editor.
How C.S. Lewis thought the natural world and senses were a doorway to God.
Christian trio Selah incorporates bluegrass and world music into their new album.
A winsome children’s picture book comparing the rhinoceros and the rhinoceros beetle.
An art expert and a thief travel the world to solve an ancient mystery
Old-fashioned whodunit movie surprises, delights.
In the tradition of Because of Winn Dixie, a young girl deals with her mother’s suicide in this riveting juvenile novel.
A warm and engaging look at the life and career of one of the finest singers of the 20th century.
Singer-songwriter Sandra McCracken embraces the sacred story of Jesus’ birth.
A memoir of a woman who escaped the clutches of the Jehovah’s Witness religious cult.