Why don't you head over to Christian Bookworm Reviews and check out this wonderful short story that Dee Stewart has posted. Here's just a glimpse of the story.
I placed my last Gingerbread Donovan in the basket when the phone rang.
I checked my watch. 6:30pm. The party started in thirty minutes. I didn’t have time to drive, let alone talk. Yet I checked the caller ID anyway. Thank Goodness I did. It was Mama and she would have had a hot fit if I didn’t pick up..... Read rest of the story here.
"Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become." -C.S. Lewis