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Top 10 Books Coming in 2018
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Every January hundreds of thousands of people commit to reading more. Whether that’s dusting off the half-finished novel currently propping up a family photo, or bumping-up an already considerable book list, reading more is consistently a well-begun but half-done pledge that rarely make...
2nd January

January 2nd, 2018 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

7 Reasons To Try Biblical Fiction
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From topping the New York Times Bestsellers to being made into Hollywood epics, Biblical fiction dominates the Christian fiction charts.  If you’ve never read any before here are 7 reasons to pick up a novel in this genre and give it a try.
21st July

July 21st, 2017 - Posted & Written by James Warwood

Fantastic Holiday Fiction
Are you off on holiday this summer? If your idea of a perfect holiday is relaxing with a great book, whether by a pool or just in your back garden we’ve got a great range of fiction to fill the long summer days. 
11th July

July 11th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

The Pilgrim's Progress: A Journey Worth Taking?
‘A book over 100 years old’ - that was the remit for this month’s Eden reading challenge choice. Naturally, that is a broad selection. From the Bible onwards, there are enough books written to fill innumerable libraries. Some were forgotten, some were lost, and some survive...
30th June

June 30th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

Review: Haven of Swans by Colleen Coble
 Thriller romance. It sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? But with the phenomenal success of Paula Hawkin’s ‘Girl on the Train’ and Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ (which still haunts me with questions of ‘but what if that actually happened?&rs...
29th June

June 29th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Review of Solo by Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess
Following on from our look at Christian YA Fiction, we review Solo, the new novel from Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess.
23rd June

June 23rd, 2017 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

YA: Where Christian Fiction goes to Live
YA has grown into the largest fiction trend of recent years, but what about Christian YA fiction? Where do they fit in?
21st June

June 21st, 2017 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

Lent Reflection - Week 1: Simon Parke
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Each Sunday in Lent we will be sharing a short reflection written by a Christian author. This week's comes from fiction author, Simon Parke. Simon's new novel about the last days of Charles 1st is called ‘The soldier, the gaoler, the spy and her lover,’ and is published by M...
5th March

March 5th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Review: Silence by Shusaku Endo
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Silence is not a novel with message. It does not proclaim or preach in manner similar to the missionaries of its historic setting, but rather is a stirring novel of questions that in their nature are unanswerable - all the while remaining a simple story of conflicted and desperate faith. ...
15th December

December 15th, 2016 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

Eden's Top 5 Supernatural Fiction Books
Joint 4th: Magnificent Malevolence & Operation Screwtape Two recent works of supernatural fiction draw their inspiration from the works of C.S. Lewis. Darker than his ‘Narnia Chronicles’ but with the spiritual insight of his non-fiction, Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters detail ...
9th June

June 9th, 2013 - Posted & Written by James Warwood

The Fictional Family with Real Roots in Indiana
Readers of Karen Kingsbury's long running Baxter family series are surprised - and generally thrilled, to find that the home town of the fictional family really exists and is visited by thousands of followers of the Chrsitian themed romantic novel series every year.
27th March

March 27th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

Biblical Fiction: Truth or Nothing Like the Truth?
Biblical Fiction enriches the stories of the Bible adding context and making their themes relevant to modern readers. But is it still the truth? Is it even right to make up stories about biblical characters and events? Or does this 'enriched' biblical retelling merely confuse at best and dist...
1st March

March 1st, 2013 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

We Talk to William Sirls, Author of 'The Reason'
We spoke to debut Christian fiction author, William Sirls, about his turbulent journey to faith and his passion for writing books that spark a faith dialogue between Christians and non-Christians.
4th January

January 4th, 2013 - Posted & Written by James Warwood

Heartwarming Stories of Faith
Stories that warm the heart leave you feeling better about yourself, your life and your faith. These are the stories where the outcome, rather than the story itself, transports you to a better place. A story that merely paints a picture of sunshine, flowers and fluffy bunnies from page one t...
19th October

October 19th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

The Hobbit: There and Back Again in 75 Years
In the early 1930s an Oxford academic was inspired - while trawling through exam papers - to write the words: 'In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit'. Arguably, this is the most productive piece of procrastination recorded in human history.
21st September

September 21st, 2012 - Posted & Written by Peter Harrison

Dutch Back Christian Rival to 50 Shades of Grey
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As 50 Shades of Grey hits record breaking figures again this week, many Christians have expressed strong feelings against the book. But now one Dutch publisher thinks it's found an alternative from the Christian genre that's just as edgy.
29th June

June 29th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Jo Pountney

Francine Rivers: 20 years of 'Redeeming Love'
After 20 years in print and with more than 1 million copies sold, Francine Rivers classic novel 'Redeeming Love' still holds its place on the Christian Booksellers Association (CBA) bestsellers list.
12th March

March 12th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

What makes Christian fiction 'Christian'?
Christian Fiction: what is it? Fiction is all about finding truth in a created world. Well, good fiction is. And good fiction is a natural home for Christian creativity.
6th March

March 6th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

The Baxter Family: 23 life-changing novels
The Baxter Family are the focus of 5 series of books of ‘life changing fiction’ by bestselling author Karen Kingsbury.
27th February

February 27th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

Crimes of Passion - are crime thrillers killing off Christian romance?
  Latest figures from public lending libraries show a marked change in British reading habits. Of the top ten most borrowed titles of 2010-11, not only is there a complete absence of fact based titles, the list is entirely dominated by writers of crime fiction and violent thrillers without ...
23rd February

February 23rd, 2012 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

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