I am a bookworm.  I love to read….often, with a mug of coffee or glass of wine in hand. Here are some of my favorites.


The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Small Great Things: A Novel by Jodi Picoult

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi


The Very Good Gospel by Lisa Sharon Harper

Jesus Feminist by Sarah Bessey

Trouble I’ve Seen by Drew Hart

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Faith Unraveled and Searching for Sunday by Rachel Held Evans

Rescuing Jesus by Deborah Jian Lee

Overrated by Eugene Cho

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett and Brian Finkkert

Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson

7 and Interrupted by Jen Hatmaker

The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands by Lysa TerKeurst

Witnessing Whiteness by Shelly Tochluk

Present Over Perfect, by Shauna Niequist

Books for Kids

Screenshot 2018-03-27 15.51.39The more that I learn, the more I want my kids to also understand and be part of the Micah 6:8 Journey.  Here are books that in one way or another teach them about love, compassion, generosity, justice and inclusion.


Be the Change by Eunice and Sabrina Moyle

Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan

The Hate You Give (YA) by Angie Thomas

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park 

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña

Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts

Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh

Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You! by Marley Dias

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia