For those of you who have not been fortunate enough to have your timelines spammed by my posts about my newest book, The New Lonely, fear not! I’m here to tell you about it!
It’s been out for roughly 2.5 days and I cannot wait for people to get their copies and dive in! I don’t think I’ve ever been more proud of anything I’ve created before and really can’t wait for you all to get it. You can order it here!
Before I describe the book, I’m going to list a few small things you can do to be a tremendous help to me!
- Share! Share! Share! People won’t know about the book unless they know about it! (Redundant, I know) By sharing this post, or any of my posts about it on social media (or creating your own!), you help me get the word out, and everyone knows word of mouth is the best means of spreading news! If you’ve been blessed by any of my blog posts in the past, you will really love this book because it’s like a blog post I spent 4 months writing!
- Buy the book! I just want people to enjoy something I love and have spent so much time and energy on. I’m barely making any money on this, I just want everyone to enjoy it and benefit from it! (And if you do get it, share your favorite lines, et cetera! I hope it sparks a lot of meaningful dialogue! Oh, and use #TheNewLonely)
- Leave a review! If you buy it from Amazon, leaving a review helps me out so much and helps other people get a sense for what the book is all about!
The book sprung from a blog post of the same name which I penned last year, and developed into something I realized is a real issue in our culture today: We are more alone then ever before, but also more connected. Shouldn’t they cancel each other out?
This led to a lot of meditation on our notion of modern loneliness and what it is, where it roots from, etc. And that’s what the book is. It’s a meditation on why we are lonely in a crowded room. We have access to more people than ever before, but our relationships are more shallow than ever before. We are hyper focused on individualism and severed by our phones, and a billion other factors that have made us into The New Lonely.
The book is not a self-help book because I don’t know what the solution is. It’s not a memoir, but there are a heap of stories in it. It’s hard to describe (maybe I’m just too close to it) but I am so happy about it. I hope you all get a chance to read it and be blessed by it, because I could not be happier with it!
The New Lonely.
It’s for everyone who’s ever felt lonely.
Or who lacks peace.
Or feels distant from God & other people.
Or just wants a good book to read.