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Rebecca Brewster Stevenson

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To connect with Rebecca, visit her at rebeccabrewsterstevenson.com or follow her on Instagram @rebeccabrewsterstevenson. Follow her here on Goodreads.

Rebecca Brewster Stevenson is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has a master's degree from Duke University and has lived in Durham, North Carolina for over 20 years with her husband and three children.

Before dedicating herself to writing full time, Rebecca worked with Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill to develop the curriculum for their humanities department; she also worked as an English teacher at public and private middle and high schools in Durham and Pittsburgh.

Rebecca's debut novel Healing Maddie Brees was published in 2016 to literary acclaim. Wait: Thoughts and Practice
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I’m a mother three times, and the births of my children were relatively easy. I say “relatively” because they were each (also) fraught in their ways. But the upshot was the same each time: healthy baby, healthy mother. I remain incredibly grateful for this.


The birth of one of them, however, was a little dicey. No, I didn’t require help with the pain on this particular go-round, but I a

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The idea of paradox is no small thing to undertake in any limited form, and a study of the paradoxes of the Christian faith could conceivably fill volumes. But in her new book, Surprised by Paradox, author Jen Pollock Michel accomplishes great things ...more
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“I do not so much write a book as sit up with it, as a dying friend. I hold its hand and hope it will get better.”
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Healing Maddie Brees by Rebecca Brewster Stevenson
"[From my amazon review] Healing Maddie Brees is an unexpected feat that I thoroughly enjoyed and has me still mulling over days later. It’s a book I’d like to discuss with a friend. On the surface, it’s about a 38 year-old wife and mom to 3 boys who " Read more of this review »
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"This is a beautifully written story. The characters are real people, experiencing real life and dealing with their past, present and future as best they can. Especially Maddie's memories of her teen years feel so true. Wow. What a pleasure to read th" Read more of this review »
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