Maximum Ride Series Concerns Parent

Maximum RideBVS writes: “I am writing to inquire about the Maximum Ride book series, our son brought these home, and is reading one for a book assignment for his parochial school.  He has read the book School is Out Forever, and brought home the book, The Final Warning. . . . My internal red flags started firing when on the back cover it reads ‘Like the Harry Potter series, this reading will be shared by children, their parents and grandparents’ . . .

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The Writings of Max Lucado

max lucadoMP writes: “Could you please tell me who Max Lucado is and what his belief system is?  The woman’s book club at our parish is reading a book by him called And the Angels Were SILENT for their April reading. I do not belong to it, but I have seen that he writes for Hallmark cards and I know he wrote The Christmas Candle movie, which sounded like a good Christmas movie.  Are his writings harmless or is he New Age?”

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