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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…)

  

As Kingfishers Catch Fire: A Conversation on the Ways of God Formed by the Words of God

Eugene Peterson

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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…)

 

Keeping Place: Reflections on the Meaning of Home

Jen Pollock Michel

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Bringing to Light the Inner Person
 
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What She Was Saying:
Stories

Marjorie Maddox

Paperback: Fomite, 2017.
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Review by Janna Lynas

 
 

Each day we cross paths with someone that is saying something. It may be an actual conversation with audible words, but sometimes, there are no words –just signals, signs or even silence. The experiences of a life, the beautiful and the tragic, can become tangled in a mind, showing itself in the actions, attitudes and behaviors of a person. And because there is this event, sometimes with words, sometimes a memory, sometimes with subtle speechless revelation, the only way we can know is to notice, to remember and to give honor to what is uttered out loud or in silence.

What She Was Saying, a compilation of award winning short stories and poetry from Marjorie Maddox, peers into these thoughts of women and girls and puts words to those happenings of a person we may never know. Maddox recounts memories and wonderings from newspaper headlines and real-life encounters, as well as putting words to imaginative narrative and stories behind faces of those who often stand before us.

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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…)

  

Becoming Curious: A Spiritual Practice of Asking Questions

Casey Tygrett

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This extraordinary new dystopian novel was released this week…
 
 

Borne: A Novel
Jeff VanderMeer

Hardback:  MCD Books, 2017.
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Life in the Broken Places

A book trailer video in which Jeff VanderMeer talk about the urban spaces that gave inspiration to his new novel, BORNE

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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…)

   

Anything Is Possible: A Novel

Elizabeth Strout

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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…)

   

An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

Elisabeth Rosenthal

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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…)

  

Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott

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

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Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the Real World

Laura Truax /
Amalya Campbell

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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…)

  

To Alter Your World: Partnering with God to Rebirth Our Communities

Michael Frost /
Christiana Rice

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