Chaplain and spiritual counselor Andrea Raynor has written The Alphabet of Grief, Words to Help in Time of Sorrow (155.9). It consists of brief reflections on dealing with grief under... (More...)

Just in time for the holiday season comes another best-seller by Anne Lamott. This one could not be more appropriate for right now: Almost Everything; Notes on Hope (248 L). The very... (More...)

Even if you’re not yet a fan of N. T. Wright, prolific Bible scholar and thoughtful writer, you’ll want to read Simply Jesus; a new vision of who He was, what He did, and why... (More...)

  Love Heals is a beautifully illustrated book with a beautiful message, written by Becca Stevens, founder of Thistle Farms.* She defines healing in terms of “finding peace... (More...)

As a companion to last year’s book by Archbishop Desmond Tutu The Book of Forgiving (179 T), the church library now has The Book of Joy, Lasting Happiness in a Changing World (179... (More...)

Three beautiful children’s books are new additions to the library. Very young children will be captivated by Where are you Hiding, God? by Elizabeth Zartl. A girl plays hide-and-seek... (More...)

In Good Mourning; getting through your grief (155.9 C), Allan Hugh Cole wisely and gently guides the person who has suffered a loss, first through grief and then through mourning. He... (More...)

Two new books in the Church Library are especially relevant for the Advent season. Waiting Here for You, an Advent Journey of Hope (242 G) is a set of daily readings and prayers for... (More...)

The gang-infested ghettos of Los Angeles are so far from suburban Westchester County that it’s difficult to imagine what it’s like. Jesuit priest Gregory Boyle has gathered anecdotes... (More...)

Who would think there are Bible stories that can help small children learn to count? The answer is a new book for very young children: “Who Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2... (More...)

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