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 […]

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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.’ […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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