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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Worth a Thousand Words...Review

About the book:
Her future was just coming into focus. But what will she do when everything becomes a blur? Indigo Burns's life is going according to plan. She possesses the ambition and talent to be a professional photographer, and she thanks God for all the blessings that surround her. Now, all at once, Indigo's family life, love life, and hopes for success have flipped upside down. Indigo loves the Lord, but can she trust him to work his plan in her life? Worth a Thousand Words dramatically explores the tough decisions one woman must make in the world of love, relationships, and career. Will Indigo find the courage to face her own truths--and accept those being harbored by the people she loves most? Either way, she risks losing everything she's ever wanted.

When Indigo's boyfriend, Brian, proposes marriage, she's not sure she's ready for it and knows it will interfere with her graduate school plans. His own life isn't as steady and sure as he would like, with uncertainty in his own future as he struggles with secrets of his own.

Indigo's desire has always been to become a professional photographer. When her life's plans seem derailed, she learns that she must let go and let God guide her life. Always easier said than done, Indigo finds the courage to face her uncertain future. I liked Indigo and her family. They are close and as they deal with some difficult issues, they do so together. Definitely Christian fiction as there are lots of life lessons and discussions about listening to God and trusting him guide one's life.

While it's the second book in the Jubilant Souls series, the book stands alone. You will find at least one unexpected twist, but as Stacy Hawkins Adams explores some difficult topics, she does so in a realistic, straight forward and non-offensive manner.

Thanks to Donna Hausler at Baker Publishing Group for the opportunity to review this book. You can learn more about Stacy Hawkins Adams here. You can purchase your own copy here.

Read 7/09

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3/5 Stars

2 comments:

  1. I read several positive reviews on this now and I think it's one I'd really enjoy. But what does one do with an ever-growing TBR pile (one that never gets smaller)?

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  2. I've not heard of this book or author before but then I really do need to explore Christian authors more. I love Christian fiction, it usually always leaves you feeling uplifted and closer to God. This one sounds like another good one Holly. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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