©2006 Tamera Alexander; (P)2007 Recorded Books
"Overall, Alexander achieves a wonderfully balanced mix of romance, adventure, and humor. She guides the reader on an unforgettable journey from Colorado to Idaho, from brokenness to healing, from ashes to beauty. Revealed is a charming, compelling story with a strong message of restoration through Christ. It will easily sweep an adult female audience off [their] feet." (ChristianBookPreviews.com)
This sequel to Rekindled was wonderful. The narrator did an excellent job. This was my second time to hear a book by Tamera Alexander and I am hooked on her writing. The only thing I did not like in both books was the use of the word Whore over and over. I really don't feel words like that should be used in books that are labeled Christian fiction. The reason I read and listen only to Christian Fiction is for that very reason. I know they are safe from profanity, vulgarity and crude language. Other than that it was perfect in every way.
Probably wouldn't recommend it unless someone was going on a long trip. It was a good story, but for my taste it was long on details that didn't add that much to the story. Nice theme, good ending, but should have been more like 10 hrs. than 14.
The story flowed.
Overall, I enjoyed Revealed and found it easy to listen to. Concepts of God's grace, forgiveness, friendship and love weave into a feel good story that I believe most will enjoy. My only critique is some points seemed to be drawn out (Matthew's initial hate for Anna Belle...Anna Belles own diminshed self love). These ideas slowed down the book. However, if you like romance and redemption stories you'll enjoy this one.
Well written, good story however I feel the author try to use every opportunity to put across the usual religious messages, being a non-church goer myself, I'd found it a bit bored and unrealistic at parts. Overall, I enjoy the reading, the author was able to captivate me to read on till the end regardless.
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