Book Reviews

The latest reviews of books from Christian authors.

We review the latest Fiction and Non-Fiction titles from major publishers such as Lion Hudson, Hodder Faith and more.

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Book Review: Cold, Cold Heart by Christine Poulson
Midwinter in Antarctica. Six months of darkness are about to begin. Scientist Katie Flanagan has an undeserved reputation as a trouble-maker and her career has foundered. When an accident creates an opening on a remote Antarctic research base she seizes it, flying in on the last plane before the...
 
9.0
Book Review: Home by Jo Swinney
Where is Home? This question troubles many of us. We may live far from where we grew up, away from those we love or in a culture not our own. But we all need somewhere to belong, to find a sense of home in this world....
 
9.3
Book Review: Bachelorette to Bride  by Natasha Peto
Marriage is one of God's greatest gifts to us. It is one of the most blessed and exciting events in a woman's life, but there is also a sense of entering the unknown. Becoming a wife can feel simultaneously feel like a great privilege and a tall order! ...
 
6.3
Book Review: Tidings Of Comfort and Joy by Pam Rhodes
Pam Rhodes is best known as the familiar face of the BBC's Songs of Praise, and here she brings together her personal selection of carols, poems, Bible readings and other inspirational passages from a wide range of sources. As well as the usual old favourites -...
 
8.5
Book Review: NIV Life Application Study Bible (Anglicised) Soft-Tone by Biblica
The bestselling Life Application Study Bible is unparalleled among study Bibles as an invaluable aid to daily devotional reading. The rich combination of study features - including verse-by-verse notes, book introductions, personality profiles and a Bible dictionary - demystify the Scriptures, helping you apply the wisdom of God to...
 
5.7
Book Review: Shoe Leather Faith by Alan Hoare
Alan Hoare's infectious enthusiasm for digging deeper into God's word is evident throughout this powerful 64-day devotional study of the Book of James. As he explains James' teachings on difficult subjects such as trials and suffering, faith and action, wealth and poverty, anger and jealously, you will find yourself...
 
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Book Review: Finding God in the Waves by Mike McHargue
What do you do when God dies? It's a question facing millions today, as science reveals a universe that's self-creating, western culture departs from its Christian heritage and the idea of God begins to seem implausible at best and barbaric at worst.
 
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Book Review: A Nearly Infallible History of the Reformation by Nick Page
500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed his ideas to a church door - and the Reformation began. Or maybe it was a little more complicated than that. Nick Page brings his skills as an unlicensed historian to bear on this key period in European (and world)...
 
9.5
Book Review: Destined for Faith by Matthew Siddle
Matthew Siddle seemed destined to become a professional footballer. His earliest memories were of practising with a ball outside his home, and by the age of eight he was moved up from a lower year at school to play for the senior team. Before long he was playing for...
 
7.5
Book Review: Grace in the Midst of Genocide  by Julienne Munyaneza
When Julienne Munyaneza moved from Rwanda to the Uk, her husband and children were soon to follow. Then civil war broke out. Whilst news of widespread genocide was reaching the Uk, Julienne lost contact with her family, who were all separated in the events that followed. After much heartache...
 
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Book Review: All That You Can Leave Behind by Neil Leatherbarrow
This wasn't how it was supposed to end. A senseless tragedy leaves a father wondering why his daughter, a charismatic and talented dancer, was taken from him. He pieces the incidents together through memories of his own childhood and the thoughts of those who were closest to his daughter...
 
7.5
Book Review: Taken On Trust by Terry Waite
Terry Waite's personal account of his harrowing experiences as a hostage in Beirut. This book gives a fascinating insight into human life on the edge - the things people are willing to do to each other, and what it feels like to be treated in that way. Terry's endurance...
 
8.7
Book Review: Ben-Hur by Carol Wallace
As one of the bestselling stories of all time, Lew Wallace's Ben-Hur, has captivated and enthralled millions around the world - both in print and on the big screen. Now Lew's great-great-granddaughter has taken the old-fashioned prose of this classic novel and breathed new life into it for today's...
 
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Book Review: Missing Jewel by Les Moir
From encountering God in house churches to declaring His praise in Stadiums, contemporary worship has transformed the British Church and spread across the world. Les Moir had a front row seat for much of this time. Recording, producing and playing on landmark albums as well as shaping significant songs...
 
8.5
Book Review: Riding High With Jesus  by Colleen Hurd
From early childhood years in rural South Africa to retirement years ministering in UK rest homes, Colleen Hurd’s testimony shows how God often leads us on unexpected paths in order for us to reach our divine destiny.
 
5.3
Book Review: My Mighty Son  by Virág Wheeler-Mezei
This is the story of a journey that few of us have to take; it is only for the bravest.Virág and James are two young people who are talented, bright and attractive. Soon after their beautiful marriage and reception in a castle in Hungary, they came to live in...
 
8.5
Book Review: John Sentamu's Agape Love Stories by Dr John Sentamu
In this moving and inspiring book, compiled by John Sentamu, 22 people, including Jean Vanier and Richard Taylor (the father of Damilola Taylor), explain how an experience of God's agape love gave them hope and changed lives. These are stories which stand as inspiring demonstrations of Christian faith in...
 
7.5
Book Review: Raised From Dust  by Alison Stedman
In this collection of poems, Alison takes us on a journey around the world, from the familiar sight of a homeless man on the streets to the wonders of Asian countryside and culture. With sentiments echoing Ecclesiastes, she mourns the transient nature of our lives and all that we...
 
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Book Review: Child Of Mine by Marianne Edwins
Marianne Edwins' early life was a downward sprial of disasters: broken relationships, unplanned pregnancies, severe financial hardships and faithless men, in an environment of crime, violence and misogyny. Increasingly her life lacked hope, lacked peace, lacked love. Then one day, on an ordinary walk in the countryside with a...
 
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Book Review: How Shall They Hear?  by John Mollitt
This collection of memoirs paints the life of a country preacher in broad strokes, through poignant anecdotes that will at times make you smile, at other times pause to reflect John Mollitt was born in the Lune Valley, near to Lancaster. After an early career in...
 
4.8
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