Maggie Bright
Tracy Groot. Tyndale, $24.99 (400p) ISBN 978-1-4143-8323-1
Historical novelist Groot uses a little-known campaign from the early days of World War II to examine themes of loyalty, moral and physical injury, and the power of prayer.

Dinner with Buddha
Roland Merullo. Algonquin, $24.95 (320p) ISBN 978-1-56512-928-3
The novelist concludes his series featuring wry road trips taken by an unlikely pair stumbling through roadside diners and spiritual discontent.

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