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The sound of rain

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, retired public librarian and long-time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The sound of rain Author: Sarah Loudin Thomas Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: 2017 Format: Paperback Length: 331 pages OVERVIEW After Judd Markley’s leg is broken in a mine accident in West Virginia and his younger brother Joe Loses his life, he is off to a fresh […]

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An extra mile: A story of embracing God’s call

The author does an amazing job of presenting a compelling story of four friends and their families while also giving the reader an experience akin to reading a devotional. 

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(Book review) To be where you are

Jan Karon’s fiction is wonderfully written. This book, as her other Mitford Novels, is organized into short vignettes or scenarios about a wide variety of characters, from the main ones of Father Tim, his wife Cynthia, son Dooley, his wife Lacey and their son Jack to a host of others, in some books taking on minor roles, in some major ones.

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(Book review) When Through Deep Waters

Dekker tells the story of Alicen McCaffery, a single mother whose life changes when her only daughter dies under her watch. Alicen heads to the mountains she used to visit as a kid, but she finds more than just memories there. She begins to see and hear things that cannot possibly be reality, just as her beloved grandmother used to. Alicen is forced to wonder whether she is simply the next in her family to go crazy, or if maybe she has a special gift of perception and there is some truth to what she is seeing.

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