The message of this book is healing to a wounded soul. The words of this book opened doors to my heart that I had long forget existed. God's Word was made so useful as this great author penned the warmth and beauty of God's love for brokenhearted and captivated women who take the time to read and allow it's message to renew their spirit. I have read the hardbound book and have listened to the audiobook two times. It is so awesome!
I really enjoyed this well read book. It captivates the reader and keeps your mind very alert. The book itself is one that is highly recommended.
This book was awesome it really shows Gods love for his people. It took me 2 weeks to complete the listen it was very heavy and very light at the same time. This book made me feel a way, I can't put a word to the feeling, however I felt complete. I actually examined myself during the entire book I believe that is why it took me so long to read it. I have read hundreds of books this year but this book is the best book by far. Francine Rivers you are an excellent story teller I am inspired by your work.
I don't normally listen to Christian fiction, viewing it as a waste of time, but is this story ever different! (My family has been teasing me about listening to my Ipod too often!) There are so many parallels to the love of God and His tender mercy that I can now understand crystal clear what all my Bible studies have been trying to teach me all these years. I cannot recommend it highly enough.
A rich and vibrant story. Francine Rivers takes a blank canvas and paints a masterpiece to the eye, heard through the ears and envisioned from one's soul. She hit the mark for me in this wonderful story and I enjoyed the reader's rendition of it. Excellent!
The first few chpaters of the novel were very captivatng. However, things start to go downhill when Michael hosea enters the story. It's very difficult o relate to Michael as he is too perfect and patient with Angel. Also, I feel like I am going to smack Angel ever time she runs away. I skipped the last 5 chapters knowing Angel is running away and Michael will chase after her again. The description was beautiful but novel was waaay too long. I should have listened to the abridged version...
I would recommend this author to everyone. Her characters really come to life and inspire a joy in living life to the fullest! This book was rich with the American frontier spirit and read with skill and imagination. I look forward to reading all of her books!