Archives For Fiction

 

Audiobooks are a great way to enjoy books while you are on the go!

While these audiobooks are available through Audible.com, we encourage you to check for them at your local library, where you may be able to listen to them for FREE!

If you find yourself regularly purchasing audiobooks from Audible, you might want to sign up for a subscription,
$14.95/month, plus two FREE audiobooks for signing up!

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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)


Consider the Women: A Provocative Guide to Three Matriarchs of the Bible

Debbie Blue

Read by: Sheri Beth Dusek
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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…)



Romans Disarmed:
Resisting Empire, Demanding Justice

Sylvia Keesmaat /
Bryan Walsh

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This novel is one of the most fascinating and unique ones released so far in 2019:
 

kaddish.com: A Novel
Nathan Englander

Hardback: Knopf, 2019
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Amazon ]  [ Kindle ]  [ Audible ]

 
 

*** Read our review of this novel

 
Listen to this interview with the novelist from public radio station KCRW:

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As summer approaches, we are giving away these TEN classic fiction books that will make great summer reading: 

All of these books are gently used copies, in various editions, some hardback (asterisks above), and some paperback. They all are very good, sturdy books with clean pages. 
 

We will pick FIVE winners:

  • First name picked will choose 2 books, then
  • Second name picked will choose 2 of the remaining books
  • Third name picked will choose 2 of the remaining books
  • Fourth name picked will choose 2 of the remaining books
  • Fifth name picked will will get the last 2 remaining books.

 
Enter now for your chance to win some of these books!!!
(It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3)

 
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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…)



Surprised by Paradox:
The Promise of “And” in an Either-Or World

Jen Pollock Michel

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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…)



Love over Fear: Facing Monsters, Befriending Enemies, and Healing Our Polarized World

Dan White, Jr.

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Losing a Part of Ourselves

A Feature Review of

Kaddish.com:
A Novel
Nathan Englander

Hardback: Knopf, 2019
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[ Amazon ]  [ Kindle ]  [ Audible ]

Reviewed by Sara Billups

Growing up with a Jewish father, it’s not surprising that guilt would become a central theme in my life. Guilt was such a character in our home that it could have had legs and arms and scooted up to the table for dinner. My dad’s “I’ve got my eye on you” mantra and playful rib pokes while saying, “I caught you stealing a cookie” as a kid were frequent and morphed well into young adulthood. For better or worse, be it myth or stereotype, guilt is a part of my story.

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Peter Enns, Madeleine L’Engle, Walker Percy, MORE )

Each week, we carefully curate a handful of books for church leaders that orient us toward the health and the flourishing of our congregations.
 



#1:

The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It

Peter Enns

*** $1.99 ***

“In The Bible Tells Me So, Peter Enns addresses the problems of scripture form the position of an evangelical Christian who observes with candor and fresh humor that too often faithful readers approach the Bible with expectations it is not set up to meet.”
– Publishers Weekly

 
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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 Heartland:
An American History

Kristin Hoganson

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This seems like a fascinating new novel!
 

Naamah:
A Novel

Sarah Blake

 
Hardback: Riverhead Books, 2019
Buy Now:
[ Amazon ]  [ Kindle ]  [ Audible

 
 

Listen to an NPR interview with the novelist…

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