I love to read Francine Rivers books! There is so much more to them than just entertainment. The rich spiritual threads running through stimulate deep thinking and introspection into matters that have relevance for us today. So much Truth woven into fiction!
Overall a good read. I felt the abortion issue was pushed then shoved in our faces and it was secondary in the story. It was a wonderful story just too pushy.
I loved the characters and the story.
The way Francine Rivers writes this story is as if you are experiencing it.
I feel that to tell this story and get the feelings of the ages of the characters in this book, the narrator should be younger. It irritated me at times that the voices the characters were elderly sounding and not quite as believable as the voice of a younger person (ages 30-50) would be. At 19, Dinah shouldn't sound like an elderly person. However, the narrator portrayed Evie (Dinah's grandma) and her friends perfectly.
Yes, but I stretched it out while driving.
I read this book many years ago and really enjoyed it. I wanted a book I could listen to while driving on a trip. Francine Rivers never fails to tell "can't put it down" and "want to keep driving" stories. She is definitely a favorite author.
The story was a bit hard to get into since the narrator sounded like an old lady. Ruth sounds like she is trying to make her voice soft, but instead takes on an old lady scratchy nasaly sound. All the characters have the same 'manly' tone and the main character is made to sound like a small child rather than a soft young woman.
This is a book I would probably rather read than listen to. A great book can be ruined by the wrong narrator, and this just about happened for me.
A younger narrator. The voice is that of an old woman so every character sounds old. It really detracted from my enjoyment of the story, which was compelling.
A younger voice for the narrator.
Can't hear you....I'm reading!!
No, it was a good book, but someone might feel I am pushing some kind of agenda on them.
I knew it!!
I didn't like that the narrator sounded like an old woman (sorry). It was hard to imagine a young women in college with the voice. I did get used to it, but still.
No, Francine Rivers stories leave me satisfied at the end. There is no hanging questions. I like that there is closure in her books.