©2012 Vanessa Davis Griggs (P)2012 Recorded Books
"A great story about the power of God, His grace, and His ability to turn even the worst situation into a blessing." (Kimberla Lawson Roby, New York Times bestselling author)
Author: Vanessa Davis Griggs
Published By: Kensington Books
Age Recommended: Adult
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
"The Other Side Of Goodness" by Vanessa Davis Griggs never ceases to amaze me. Ms. Griggs' novel seem to really be right what you need to hear...about trust, love, divorce, politics, health issues....'bone marrow transplant,' breast cancer and above all the love of God. Definitely this was a Christian fiction that gets right to the heart. To see how Ms. Gabrielle has given her heart to the Lord was simply wonderful. Just seeing how she handles all that is going on around her was just beautiful in how this author has Gabrielle so well focused on doing the right thing.
The characters... from Gabrielle.. Zachary, Pastor Landris, Johnnie Mae Landris,Congressman Lawrence Simmons, Malachi, Paris, Imani, Dedra, William, Jessica to Jasmine and many others... made this novel such a wonderful read.
From the Author..."It’s been eight years since Gabrielle Mercedes gave up her baby for adoption. But when she learns the child desperately needs a bone marrow transplant, she doesn’t hesitate to contact the congressman. Like Lawrence, Gabrielle will fight for what she wants, even if it means the truth could ruin someone else’s life and career…." Now, I know that makes you want to pick up this wonderful read to see just what it is all about. You will not be disappointed!
"The Other Side of Goodness" was truly a enjoyable ride that you will not be able to put down until the end... definitely showing how God can take a sinner and put them on the other side of 'goodness.'
I recommend this book to all who would like to see how one can change and truly be of help to those in need.
It was an interesting story for a "church" book. I liked Gabrielle and her strength. I didn't care so much how it ended with Paris doing what she was trying to do.
No, she needed a little work...a little more practice
This book was really good from start to finish, please do not start this book first, go back to the beginning of the series and get to know all the characters. I love the biblical references and how it all ties in, a must grab!
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