Archives For Fiction

 

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Here are the best audiobooks that will be released this month…
(Some of these are new books, others are older books just released as audiobooks)

 

Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart

Christena Cleveland

Read by: Randye Kaye
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The Short Lists of Finalists in the Running for 2017 National Book Awards, were announced today…

 

How many of these have you read?

Who would you pick as the winner in each category?
(We’ve marked our guess with *** )

[ Fiction ] [ NonFiction ]  [ Poetry ] [ Young People ]

 

Fiction:

 

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A great interview with Alice McDermott
about her new novel:

 

The Ninth Hour: Novel
Alice McDermott

Hardback:  FSG Books, 2017
Buy Now:  [ Amazon ] [ Amazon ]
 

Give this interview with Scott Simon a listen… 

 
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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

  

Five-Carat Soul: Stories

James McBride

 

*** Read a review from The Seattle Times

 

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

   

The Origin of Others (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

Toni Morrison

 

*** Read an excerpt that ran in The New Yorker

 

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

    

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

Brene Brown

 

*** Watch a video clip introducing the book’s central idea

 

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

   

Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel

Jesmyn Ward

 

*** Read a review from The New Yorker

 

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What Does it Take
to Sustain Community?

 
A Feature Review of 
 

When the English Fall: A Novel
David Williams

Hardback: Algonquin Books, 2017
Buy Now: [ Amazon ]  [ Kindle  ]
 
 
Reviewed by Andrew Stout
 
 
There is nothing intuitive about the notion of a dystopian story delivered in the form of a meditative, epistolary novel. However, David Williams has taken this strange notion and executed it in a way that feels perfectly natural. There is something oddly fitting about observing a widespread cultural and technological collapse through the journal entries of an Amish farmer. From the outset, Williams strikes a balance between a sense of disease and tranquility. Or perhaps it would be better to say that he effectively holds in tension a foreboding atmosphere with a sense of quiet stability.

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2017 Fall Books Preview!

September 1, 2017 — Leave a comment

 

25 of the Best New Books to Watch for this Fall…

Including ones by Wendell Berry, Ta-Nehisi Coates,
Brene Brown, Mary Oliver, and MORE

 

[ Christian Faith in Practice ]  [ Theology ]
[ History / Biography ]  [ Nonfiction ]  [ Fiction ]
[ Young Readers ]  [ Poetry ]

 

*** Our Most Anticipated Book ***

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

  

Persons: The Difference between `Someone’ and `Something’

Robert Spaemann

 

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