What I’ve been reading in March-May 2019 – Pat Barker, Anna Burns, L B Hathaway, Alice Broadway, KatherineRundell, Jessica Townsend, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Robert Louis Stevenson
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Here are six fiction and 2 non-fiction books for you to explore including contemporary literature, classic literature, and a don’t miss memoir – enjoy!
This is overdue, but let me present to you the 6 non-fiction and 14 children’s books I read in the latter half of 2018.
What’s special about Phoebe is Paula Gooder’s ability to teach complex theological issues simply, via good story. Phoebe reignites the passions of those who’ve fallen out of love with Paul’s New Testament, gives lovers of the Bible accessible theology and ‘aha!’ moments as they realise what ’slave and free’ together meant for the first-century church, and provides an essential resource for Bible teachers and preachers.
Jonathan Bryan was born with severe cerebral palsy but learnt to write using eye movements. His memoir, Eye Can Write, is highly intelligent and beautiful.
The books featured were:
The Trick to Time – Kit de Waal
The Only Story – Julian Barnes
Everything We Never Knew – Beth Morey
Vinegar Girl – Anne Tyler
The Explorer – Katherine Rundell (kids’ book)
Three Things About Elsie – Joanna Rundell
The House of the Mosque – Kader Abdolah
The Summer of Impossible Things – Rowan Coleman
A Christmas Case – L B Hathaway
A Storied Life – Leigh Kramer
The Optician of Lampedusa – Emma Jane Kirby
This is the last of four posts celebrating the books I’ve been reading lately! These are the books the boy and I have been enjoying together so far in 2018 – with Jules Verne’s classic, illustrated by Robert Ingpen, the clear favourite.
This is the third of four bumper review posts – my non-fiction Book Reviews for Spring 2018 (Jan-April). The next one is Children’s fiction. Here are ten books for your consideration: