This story held my interest from the beginning, despite the rather lame accents the narrator used on occasion. I will definitely look for more by this author.
I expected this to be a feel-good book, but there was too much (admittedly true-to-life) sufering that this dog (and others) endured at the hands of humans. I expected a book written from a dog's perspective to be a feel-good book, but this was not it. I stopped listening because I couldn't take any more.
This was a story that held my interest, but also had my thinking about my own positions on the topics brought up surrounding the very conservative heroin of this story. A very good read.
This is the first of three I've read by this author, and this was my favorite. I've read other reviews indicating that this was a switch from the authors romance roots, and if that's the case, then it was a good call. The narrator's voice grated on my nerves a bit with some of the characters, but that is likely a personal preference.
I was worried that this would be too similar to The Shack, but the storyline was fresh and engaging. And another stunningly well-done performance by Roger Mueller! I think I'd buy anything he's narrating.
I never realized how much a narrator can contribute to a story. The story was gripping and inspiring, and the narration made it even better. I will search for more books read by Roger Mueller.
I wish I had known how foul the language was in this book. I never would have wasted the money on a book I ended up trashing because I couldn't tolerate the constant potty-mouth. Here and there for effect is one thing, but this was ridiculous.It's a shame, because I heard it was a good storyline.
Dr. Laura fans tend to love her direct, no-nonsense yet caring approach, and this book did not disappoint. I enjoyed her examples, and having her narrate the book was a great touch. I can't imagine listening to anyone else narrate her book.
I quit listening when he essentially said that churches have given people so many issues that he has a thriving practice. I try to encourage people to incorporate their religious beliefs into their therapy, not get them to abandon them as one of his examples seemed to do, so this book offended me both personally and professionally. I know this book has been popular for a very long time, but I sure don't get it.
I'll start by saying I adore Jillian. Having her narrate the book was even better. At certain points the book got a little too “new age-y” for me, and even she admits that she uses a lot of clichés. But the content is fantastic, and incredibly inspiring. I will probably listen to it again.
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