I found the storyline to be forced or manipulative, like the characters did whatever the writer needed them to do to further the storyline. I didn't think that it was particularly even handed in the question of "to believe or not to believe (in God)." If you are a believer, you might like to have your choice validated, but I didn't find it believable or compelling.
I really loved My Sisters Keeper, it brought up so many complex issues, and wove together a many layered story. Keeping Faith was surprisingly one dimensional and predictable. I didn't make it to the end of the story.
I'm a big fan of Jodi Picoult. With this book however I found myself feeling a bit bored at the beginning. I decided to give the book more time but I'm not really interested in going back. Should I give it another try?
Mariah could give us all hope that we can be stronger than we think, wiser than might have been expected and more generous than is deserved. As the leading character in Keeping Faith, I found her to be interesting and learning more about her and her daughter Faith kept me listening. Religion has always been a bit of a mystery to me and listening to how miracles might be examined from a number of different perspectives was an interesting thought examination. I enjoyed the book very much and will probably listen to the author again.
Excellent book. I usually only listen in the car. I had to bring this one in the house. This was my first Picoult book and definitely won't be my last.
Very good, telling and insightful. This books makes you want to stick around to hear just a bit more-another good one by Picoult.