Janice Cantore, author and retired Long Beach police officer, provides inspiration to readers through engrossing suspense novels. Her twenty-two years of experience on the police force lend authenticity to her stories.
Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist
Simplicity is my new favorite word. It’s best friends with the Silence and Solitude. Shauna Nieguist writes about all three gifts in Present Over Perfect.
It took me far too long to write this list, to choose the five books that have influenced me most. Five? Fifty, I could have rattled off. One hundred, I would eagerly share.
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Do you ever feel like your family is close to crazy? Well, you’re in good company, and you’re probably not as strange as you think.
I am thankful for the chance to reflect on books that have shaped me as a person and as a writer. During this reflection process, I discovered that God began using these books in my life long before I knew Him.
Book clubs are a great way to get together with fellow book-living friends, and read challenging and inspiring books! These top picks all come with discussion guides to facilitate great conversation with your book club.
The Know-It-All by A.J. Jacobs
Part memoir and part education (or lack thereof), The Know-It-All chronicles NPR contributor A.J.
John Van Sloten is a pastor in Calgary, Alberta. He is the author of The Day Metallica Came to Church: Searching for the Everywhere God in Everything, and Every Job a Parable.