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Casting the First Stone | [Kimberla Lawson Roby]

Casting the First Stone

The Black household is swiftly deteriorating. Frustrated and angry at her prosperous preacher husband's obvious infidelities, Tanya cannot believe the man she once loved has been replaced by this pathological liar obsessed with material wealth.
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Publisher's Summary

Kimberla Lawson Roby tells the story of Tanya Black, an honest, faithful, independent woman who is struggling to come to terms with her failing marriage.

The Black household is swiftly deteriorating. Frustrated and angry at her prosperous preacher husband's obvious infidelities, Tanya cannot believe the man she once loved has been replaced by this pathological liar obsessed with material wealth. But Tanya loves their daughter, Alicia, and is reluctant to divorce Curtis - until a videotape surfaces that allows Tanya and Alicia a new chance at happiness.

©2000 Kimberla Lawson Roby; (P)2001 Recorded Books

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    nanika 02-06-15
    nanika 02-06-15 Member Since 2013
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    It's like the author was a fly on the wall in my world! This was an amazing book thank you

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    Angela 01-03-15
    Angela 01-03-15 Member Since 2011
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    Thoroughly enjoyed it. Very inspiring. Looking forward to checking out all of her books. The readers were great. The end.

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    Tyisha 07-06-13
    Tyisha 07-06-13 Member Since 2011
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    Where does Casting the First Stone rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I couldn't believe how the Rev Curtis Black flipped the script on Tanya. I do worry that this book gives ALL pastors/reverends a bad rep, but the fact is most already have one! This book is juicy with drama! I'm hooked and have been rapidly listening to one after another!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Tanya because I was rooting for her.


    Which character – as performed by Caroline Clay – was your favorite?

    Tanya Black


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Casting the First Stone


    Any additional comments?

    Great sereies!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs.Coley Greenville TX 06-17-13
    Mrs.Coley Greenville TX 06-17-13

    GOD is GOOD

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    "Awesome Lessons to be Learned Good Book"
    What did you love best about Casting the First Stone?

    I love the fact that there were real scenerios to be dealt with. Things that happen in the real word that pastors/1st Ladys face every day..


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Tanya, I loved how real she was a true Black women of character she fough for her marriage and dealth with the issue alone and kept it away from her daughter. And fought in a righteous way not sinful way.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When Tanya made up her mind to leave and move on with her life for the best for her daughter and self


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    The same as the Book Title


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    RFaye Fayetteville, NC, US 02-04-13
    RFaye Fayetteville, NC, US 02-04-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Preachers are still - Just men"
    What made the experience of listening to Casting the First Stone the most enjoyable?

    The story line kept you wanting to listen for more. Pastors does have a responsible to watch over your soul, but you have a greater responsible to also keep you soul in line with what God has for you. Church people has got to start living so that others can come to Christ.


    What did you like best about this story?

    When Curtis gets what he deserves in the end


    If you could take any character from Casting the First Stone out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    Alicia, because she was the only one that wasn't deceitful


    Any additional comments?

    This book should teach you that you shouldn't put all your trust in man and that you should follow the Preacher as he follows Christ. No person is exempt from Sin.
    Great Book.

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    jaye GREENWICH, CT, United States 08-10-12
    jaye GREENWICH, CT, United States 08-10-12 Member Since 2012

    AUDIBLE MAKES READING POSSIBLE AND EASY FOR ME...I AM VISUALLY IMPAIRED. I WISH THEY HAD ALL THE BOOKS I WANT I WOULD SNAP THEM UP!

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    "roby did a great job with this book"
    What did you love best about Casting the First Stone?

    the climax in the church.


    What did you like best about this story?

    i have read several roby books. i like them all but they lack depth. this book had a little more depth that i don't want to say. as i don't want to give away things to first time readers of this book.


    What does Caroline Clay bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    well, i would be skipping lines and my eyes would give up after one paragraph (i have an eye problem : - D. being read to is really a nice experience. it is very difficult for those of us who have visual problems. i would not be reading anything. THANK YOU AUDIBLE!


    If you could rename Casting the First Stone, what would you call it?

    CURTIS, THE KINGFISH WITH THE DOUBLE STANDARD


    Any additional comments?

    i have enjoyed roby books but had decided that this would be the last as i wanted more depth. but i enjoyed this one so much i have changed my mind. i will buy another title by roby.

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    Cynthia 05-18-12
    Cynthia 05-18-12
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    "Very good read. Couldn't put it down."

    Keep me wanting to hear more. I can't wait to read the next book.

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    CButler 05-14-12
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this audiobook. Storyline keeps your interest.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It keeps you looking forward to the next section.


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    Joy Laurel, MD, United States 04-12-11
    Joy Laurel, MD, United States 04-12-11 Member Since 2013
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    "Tyler Perry Play"

    This story reminds me of a Tyler Perry play just longer. I wasn't expecting much but I did get a few laughs with the infliction of the narrator's tone in some parts. It was a simple listen. A bit long though for what it was.

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