Englewood Honor Books – Best Books of 2016

December 16, 2016

 

Here is our list of 2016′s Englewood Honor Books, the 30 Best Books of the year for the life and flourishing of the Church.

Our criterion both for selecting books to review and for honoring the year’s best books is to choose books that are “for the life and flourishing of the Church” – i.e., books that energize us to be the local community of God’s people that God has called us to be and that nurture our mission of following in the way of God’s reconciliation of all things (in all its broadness!).

[ Best of the Best ] [ Fiction ]  [ Theology ]
[ Praxis ] [ Non-Fiction ]  [ Others ]

Best Fiction Books:

(in alphabetical order by author’s last name)

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Yaa Gyasi

Read our review in our
Fall 2016 magazine issue…

 
 
 

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Ann Patchett

Read our review in our Advent 2016 magazine issue
 
 
 

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A Novel[/easyazon_link]

Elizabeth Strout

 
 
 
 

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A Novel[/easyazon_link]

Colson Whitehead

 
 
 

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Joy Williams

Read our review in our Fall 2016 magazine issue…
 
 
 
 

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