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Best Books of 2017

The sun has come out, my brain is awakening, and I can finally report the best books I read in 2017. I’ve divided them into categories because it was hard to choose. 

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Autumn Winter 2017 Book reviews

Book reviews including Peter Carey, Arundhati Roy, Gail Honeyman, Shawn Smucker, Katharine Welby-Roberts, Kristy Burmeister, Emma Scrivener, Jason Lane, Rachel Turner and more

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Reviews – Christian Books (Jul Aug 2017)

Review of Home – Jo Swinney; Flee, Be Silent, Pray – Ed Cyzewski; Liturgy of the Ordinary – Tish Harrison Warren; and Tumbling Sky – Matt Searles.

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Fiction Reviews – May June 2017

Reviews of 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster, Hot Milk by Deborah Levy, Wedding Jitters by Poppy Parkes

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Non-fiction book reviews May June 2017

Reviewing seven books I read in May-June 2017, including: Amy Young – Love, Amy; Simon P. Stocks – Songs of Suffering; Nell Goddard – Musings of a Clergy Child; Esther Emery – Twenty Tiny Stories from the Woods; Virginia Woolf – A Room of One’s Own; Julie Rehmeyer – Through the Shadowlands

Ed Cyzewski – Flee, Be Silent, Pray. Get it for $2.53 from Amazon.com, £1.99 Amazon.co.uk or £8.52 Wordery.com (free shipping worldwide).

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Through the Shadowlands – Julie Rehmeyer (A Review)

Through the Shadowlands is a fascinating memoir, with a compelling story, nuggets of wisdom, and a thorough survey of the scientific research around ME and mould- based illnesses. It is a science-writer’s personal story of contracting ME – (myalgic encephalomyelitis, labelled as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the US), and how she made a good, though not full, recovery via extreme mould avoidance and psychological ‘brain retraining’.

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Fiction Book Reviews – Spring 2017

In Feb – April 2017 I read some real crackers – including (finally) braving the Hunger Games. Read on for reviews of 8 great fiction books! (And see yesterday for great recommendations of Christian books). In no particular order, these were the eight fiction books I read:

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Christian Book Reviews – Spring 2017

In Feb – April 2017 I read some great Christian books – including some more academic theology. Read on for six recommendations! (And tomorrow – nine fantastic fiction books!)

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