The Lowdown

Mixed Media

Anne Fans: Kindred spirits in the U.S. are eagerly awaiting the first season of Anne, the CBC version of Anne of Green Gables, which will be available on Netflix on May 12.

No Secret: Brother Andrew began bringing Bibles behind the Iron Curtain in 1955; his best-selling book God’s Smuggler has been published in a young reader’s edition for ages 9-12. (Chosen)

New Will: This month popular author Tracy Chevalier releases a novel, New Boy. It’s a modern take on Othello, Shakespeare’s play about the effects of jealousy and racial prejudice. (Hogarth Shakespeare)

Choose a Side: Singer/songwriter Kim Walker-Smith, the worship leader for Jesus Culture events, offers up her first solo studio album called On My Side. (Jesus Culture)