Each of these books has a place in my heart for a different reason, but mostly I’m thankful for them because they remind me that we are not alone. Even in tumultuous times like these, we can find unity through our books, and I love that.
Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament–because it heartens me that some biblical scholars are paying attention to the amazing women in the Bible.
A Prayer Journal by Flannery O’Connor–because Flannery’s words made me feel less alone in my often imperfect faith.
Her Stories–because women, especially women of color, don’t get nearly as much page time as they should.
Jesus Feminist–because this book reminds me that there are respected and knowledgeable Christians who are feminists, not just me. (Review to come soon!)
Last Stop on Market Street–because it’s a simple, beautiful story filled with diversity.
Tiny Beautiful Things–because this book reminds me that we are not alone, no matter how horrible our circumstances may seem.
What books are you thankful for this year?