Rapture of Canaan Audiobook | Sheri Reynolds | Audible.com
We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
 >   > 
Rapture of Canaan | [Sheri Reynolds]

Rapture of Canaan

Novelist Sheri Reynolds weaves lyrical prose and folksy dialogue into her spellbinding tales. The Rapture of Canaan, a New York Times best-seller, is the moving story of a teenaged girl clashing with her harshly controlled world. Growing up in a closed religious community deep in the rural South, 15-year-old Ninah Huff painstakingly and obediently follows her church’s many rules—she knows that public humiliation follows the smallest transgression
Regular Price:$24.49
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Novelist Sheri Reynolds weaves lyrical prose and folksy dialogue into her spellbinding tales. The Rapture of Canaan, a New York Times best-seller, is the moving story of a teenaged girl clashing with her harshly controlled world. Growing up in a closed religious community deep in the rural South, 15-year-old Ninah Huff painstakingly and obediently follows her church’s many rules—she knows that public humiliation follows the smallest transgression. But lately she can’t stop thinking about how handsome James is, even when she should be praying. Ashamed and confused, she hides her feelings. However, when the elders assign James as her prayer partner, she takes her first steps down a path away from the security and blind belief of her upbringing. With warmth and compassion, Sheri Reynolds embeds rich wisdom throughout this compelling novel. Narrator Alyssa Bresnahan skillfully brings out Ninah’s joy, uncertainty, and despair as she searches for a truth that brings freedom.

©1996 Sheri Reynolds (P)1998 Recorded Books, LLC

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.2 (13 )
5 star
 (6)
4 star
 (4)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
4.2 (11 )
5 star
 (6)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (0)
Story
3.7 (10 )
5 star
 (4)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (1)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Chris Hillsborough, CA, United States 10-06-13
    Chris Hillsborough, CA, United States 10-06-13 Member Since 2011
    HELPFUL VOTES
    5
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    43
    18
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Title should have cued me"

    Too much religion, not enough story. So-so narration. I don't have the patience to get thru the hallelujas and praise be's. Sending this one back.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Deb New Milford, CT, United States 04-30-12
    Deb New Milford, CT, United States 04-30-12 Member Since 2009
    HELPFUL VOTES
    5
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    35
    27
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Gripping Story"

    I was interested with the cult-like culture of the story. Usually the leader of the group is charismatic, but in this story he is feared. I found it amazing how fear drove most of the characters and the actions they took to please the leader of the "church." It was ironic, though how the leader gave the children a "taste" of life on the outside. The ending left me wanting more. Great story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-2 of 2 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.