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An interview with Janet Morley

It's a pleasure to have writer Janet Morley on my blog as she shares her faith and writing journey, plus her recently published poetry anthology 'Love Set You Going' is definitely worth adding to the Christmas list... Tell us a bit about you and how you became a Christian. I grew up in a very… Continue reading An interview with Janet Morley

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God’s Biker by Sean Stillman – BOOK REVIEW

If you want to be taken on a journey across continents, with people from all backgrounds and stories that intertwine in incredible ways, then read this. It's a powerful book of how God is at work in the margins of society and uses ordinary and often unlikely people in extraordinary and profound ways. Sean Stillman… Continue reading God’s Biker by Sean Stillman – BOOK REVIEW

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More Than Just Pretty by Jessie Faerber – BOOK REVIEW

What a gorgeous cover! I was immediately drawn in by the title and the painted rose... However, at first I had no idea that this was a book targeted at a younger audience. The author writes at the start that 'this book was written for the girl who's trying to figure out who she is.'… Continue reading More Than Just Pretty by Jessie Faerber – BOOK REVIEW

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Cycling Out of the Comfort Zone by Charles Guilhamon – BOOK REVIEW

This is SPCK's pick of the month for their book club - I have been reading it throughout the month of October and it has been one wild ride... As someone who has travelled independently on a gap year, studied Geography with International Relations and loves to meet different people, this book really appealed to… Continue reading Cycling Out of the Comfort Zone by Charles Guilhamon – BOOK REVIEW

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Too Soon by Jane Clamp – BOOK REVIEW

With one in four pregnancies ending in miscarriage, Jane Clamp has written a beautiful 30-day devotional that captures a very important and difficult experience with grace and wisdom. She has had four miscarriages herself and is well-placed to take the reader on a personal journey like a friend at this most painful time. Each day,… Continue reading Too Soon by Jane Clamp – BOOK REVIEW

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Learning to Breathe by Rachael Newham – BOOK REVIEW

At a time when I have been going through my own struggles with mental health, Rachael Newham's 'Learning To Breathe: My Journey With Mental Illness' was a timely read. It is her story of battling depression and how she overcame it. Before reading this book, I had very little understanding of what it is like… Continue reading Learning to Breathe by Rachael Newham – BOOK REVIEW

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I Thought There Would Be Cake by Katharine Welby-Roberts

I am delighted to review 'I Thought There Would Be Cake' by Katharine Welby-Roberts for the SPCK Book Club this month. With 'cake' in the title, I was immediately interested... Katharine invites the reader on a journey through some of life's challenges that can make us doubt our self-worth. The title reflects how life doesn't… Continue reading I Thought There Would Be Cake by Katharine Welby-Roberts

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Everything Happens for a Reason by Kate Bowler – Book Review

If you want to read a book about a brave woman with an incredible sense of humour in the face of deep suffering, Kate Bowler will deliver. Her memoir is a powerful retelling of her battle with Stage IV colon cancer that she was diagnosed with at 35. She tells it like it is, bringing… Continue reading Everything Happens for a Reason by Kate Bowler – Book Review

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An interview with Andy Frost – author of ‘Long Story Short’

I was thrilled to interview author Andy Frost - his book 'Long Story Short' gets us thinking about our lives and how our individual stories are part of a bigger narrative. I wrote a review for it here which gives a little more information about it, but for now... it's over to Andy! Why did… Continue reading An interview with Andy Frost – author of ‘Long Story Short’

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Long Story Short by Andy Frost – BOOK REVIEW

  Andy Frost's 'Long Story Short' brings a fresh perspective at looking at our life story - by looking away from ourselves towards a much bigger story. He challenges us to think about the story that our lives are telling. How will we be remembered? Are we looking for a life of happiness, safety and… Continue reading Long Story Short by Andy Frost – BOOK REVIEW