If you live in the UK and aren't already on it, all the Hermiones, Where’s Wallys and Cats in Hats at the school gate will soon remind you that today is World Book Day. While the UK event focuses on children, the global event (held on April 23) is a day for all to celebrate
Here it is! The 2021 edition of my annual wrap up of books read, books endorsed, and even books destroyed (now there's a first). As I note each year, my choice of reading isn't based on release date, although some listed below are new books for 2021. And for those wondering why I publish this
In what has become a fun annual tradition, here is my year in reading - all the fiction, non-fiction, memoir, poetry, theology and other titles I read with short reflections on each. Some of these books happen to have been released this year too, but many are older. I used to publish this list around
Where would we be without books? What wonder and wisdom we'd miss out on, what delight we'd forfeit. And so I present to you this year's edition of my Best Books list - the titles I read, those I had the honour of endorsing, the good, the not-so-good, and more. What were the best books
'Tis time, my friends, for what has become a favourite annual tradition: pulling together my thoughts for you on the best books I've read, those I've had the honour of endorsing, plus the not-so-good titles from this past twelve months. What a gift great authors are to this world.
It’s that time again: my annual roundup of best books read in the past year. Memoirs, love affairs, spiritual crises, faith and philosophy, the search for contentment, church life in small town America, and - of course - more Marilynne Robinson. If you love exploring life, love and spirituality, in both fiction and non-fiction
This is something I love doing for you every year: a roundup of my best reads from 2016—from the soul-baring wit of Nick page, and Marilynne Robinson's living, breathing characters, to the reflective poetry of David Whyte, and Tony Horsfall’s reflections on journeying through midlife. If you’re planning your holiday reading list, check in here
Here is a list of the books I read in 2015, both fiction and non-fiction. I've included some highly recommended titles, many others worth your time, and a few reads I found disappointing. Have you read any of these books too? What did you think of them? And what are you reading now that others
I read over 30 books last year. Here's my review of some to read, some to know about, a few worth a look and some to avoid. Lila by Marilynne Robinson gets first honors in fiction, and Frederick Buechner's The Sacred Journey in memoir. Read any on this list too?