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The Handmaid’s Tale: A dystopian reality

The Handmaid’s Tale: A dystopian reality

 I remember reading The Handmaid’s Tale a few years back and feeling utterly horrified and yet fascinated at the ideologies and events that swam on the pages of Atwood’s book. It’s not easy reading, it has a way of getting under your skin and sticking […]

5 books I’ve read this year

5 books I’ve read this year

I haven’t done a huge amount of blogging recently but I have been trying to read a bit more. So I thought I would share with you 5 books I’ve enjoyed so far this year: No Little Women by Aimee Byrd I have been waiting […]

Paradoxology: Book Review

Paradoxology: Book Review

I must admit, before reading this book, I have always enjoyed reading Krish Kandiah’s books and articles. The first time I met him was during my time on CU exec at uni. As the Evangelism coordinator I had the privileged of working with him as […]

2016 Reading Round Ups

2016 Reading Round Ups

In 2016 I was pleasantly surprised to actually finish my reading target, which was to read 45 books. With a new baby needing nightfeeds and lots of ebooks, reaching my target wasn’t too difficult. So this year, I have set a target of 48 books […]

Liturgy of the Ordinary | Book Review

Liturgy of the Ordinary | Book Review

Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren is the type of book that causes you to pause and ponder after each chapter. These books, for me, don’t tend to come around too often, but when they do I lap them […]

Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones

Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones

The world of Game of Thrones is a bleak, cold, dark arena. Most likeable characters are killed off too quickly and the ones that have cruelty in their veins seem to keep death at arm’s length. As a fan of this series, I do wonder […]

5 Reasons to Read: Answering Jihad

5 Reasons to Read: Answering Jihad

Written by Nabeel Quereshi (author of “Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus), this book comes at a time when a lot of people are asking questions about Islam. Nabeel writes this book from the perspective of growing up as a Muslim but now a follower of Jesus. […]

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

I recently got a review copy (from Netgalley) of The Myth of the Non-Christian by Luke Cawley. Here is a short blurb from Goodreads: “There’s no such thing as a non-Christian. Somebody might self-identify as spiritual but not religious. Or they might be a practicing […]

Collection of Webs | 2

Collection of Webs | 2

My time has been somewhat limited due to the birth of our lovely son, hence the lack of blogging. But I have been doing lots of reading and watching various things, which I would like to share with you! Watching & Listening: Serial have started […]

Top 10 Books Read in 2015

Top 10 Books Read in 2015

In 2015 I set myself a goal to read 50 books in the year, however I only managed to read 40 books. Which is kind of what I expected, 50 books always felt slightly out of reach for me but it was a challenge I […]