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Definitely Not an Octopus

Professor reflects on the growth of his department and the unexpected writing of his book by Zach Krauss Professor Gabe Pyle teaches industrial design students the intricacies of innovation and the art of creation at the International Center for Creativity (ICC) in Columbus. He recently signed a book deal based on one of his T-shirt designs and is excited about the opportunities to come for both him and his students. Pyle graduated from Cedarville University in 2012 with an industrial ...

Old Testament Professor Publishes Book on Minor Prophets

by Zachary Krauss In the summer of 2018, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Michael Shepherd published his latest book, A Commentary on the Book of the Twelve. This book takes a look at the last 12 books of the Old Testament, the Minor Prophets, and presents them as one composition rather than 12 unconnected books. Shepherd said that the first thought of writing a manuscript like this began about 15 years ago when he was at graduate school and he became interested in reading through ...

Book Review: ‘Ink, Iron, and Glass’

by Sarah Pennington Every fantasy author wants to write a world that comes to life on the page. But in the world of “Ink, Iron, and Glass,” Gwendolyn Clare’s steampunk historical fantasy debut novel, the science of “scriptology” allows people to literally bring other worlds into existence. Our heroine, Elsa, comes from one such world created by her mother. But when her mother is abducted and the book that contains her world disappears, Elsa must use her own scriptology skills and ...

Book Review: ‘An Enchantment of Ravens’

by Sarah Pennington Isobel, heroine of Margaret Rogerson’s debut novel “An Enchantment of Ravens,” is the finest portrait artist in all of Whimsy, the land between the mundane World Beyond and the forests where the fair folk—or faeries—dwell. For years, she has navigated through one bargain after another with these faeries, trading her art for enchantments, for the fair folk desire human Craft, since they themselves cannot any. But when Rook, the autumn prince, seeks her out for a ...

Book Review: ‘Before She Ignites’ by Jodi Meadows

by Sarah Pennington Mira Minkoba is the Hopebearer, the symbol of the treaty that unifies the Fallen Isles . . . until her attempt to expose a secret she was never meant to discover sends her to the Pit, the deadliest prison on the Isles. Stripped of all she's ever known and facing a guard who will stop at nothing to learn her secrets, Mira must learn to survive, decide who to trust, and find her voice before it's too late. “Before She Ignites”, the first installment in Jodi Meadows's ...