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Creative Prayer: Speaking the Language of God's Heart
Chris Tiegreen
Jesus Calling: A 365 Day Journaling Devotional
Sarah Young
Shadow of Night
Deborah Harkness
The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce
Slammerkin - Emma Donoghue In many ways Slammerkin reminded me of older Danish books in style (like Ditte Menneskebarn and Guds blinde øje to name a couple of examples), but unfortunately that's not an entirely good thing. I've always thought those books too depressing for their own good and much to my disappointment, Slammerkin didn't buck that trend.A shame, because I had had high hopes for it - Emma Donoghue's Room being one of the very best books I've read this year - and for a time it looked like Mary would figure out how to better her situation and make the most of what life had dealt her. I found the historical descriptions believable and interesting, which is what earned the book its third star, but as a whole, it was merely okay.