I hope you’re getting lots of reading in before the end of the year! If you need a new read, look no further. Check out Barbara James’ Getting Out of the Comfort Zone: Ayanna.
About the Book
Ayanna never imagined that interning as a hospital chaplain would turn her life upside down.
Ayanna Pagdell, a young military officer and seminary student, had things all figured out. She was going to take her required unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at her local hospital and go on with her career in ministry. But she wasn’t prepared for the emotional intensity of being confronted with her baggage: the things she ignored and the relationships that made her cynical. She wasn’t prepared for meeting Todd Sills, an emergency medical technician and nursing student who made her question what she really wanted in life.
Sparks fly, but there are some problems, too. Ayanna is a chaplain in the Army Reserves who intends to become a minister. Todd is lapsed and dealing with his own stuff: the death of his younger brother and his antiwar activism.
This academic year, they might discover that their attraction is far more important than their differences.
Barbara James is an Episcopal clergywoman, a romance writer, and member of ACFW. She loves stories about faith, healing, and redemption.