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Our Favorite Books by Women

Or at least the ones that we read in 2010.

Instead of pulling together a predictable "best of 2010" books list, we at Her.meneutics thought our readers would enjoy a list of our favorite books written by women that we read throughout the year. Enjoy our recommendations, and add your own in the comments section.

Embracing Your Second Calling, by Dale Hanson Bourke (2010)
This book doesn't cover every facet of mid-life, but does a terrific job exploring the emotional and spiritual transformation that must happen in our souls at midlife. This meaty book doesn't rely on shopworn Christian cliches; in fact, Bourke's transparency about her own ambitions, losses, bitterness, and stumbling steps into her own third act are a refreshing companion on the journey to surrendering to God's purposes for the rest of our lives.—Michelle Van Loon

The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time, by Judith Shulevitz (2010) Sabbath, says Shulevitz, "is not only an idea. It is also something you keep. With other people." After spending ...

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