You can link to the book trailer for this novel. I try really hard not to be preachy. Betty Lynne is supposed to be a very layered woman, but through I didn't realize that this was christian fiction when i requested it on early reviewers, so I was slightly worried that it would be too preachy for me. I enjoyed getting to know Suzanne and Mike, and even the considerably off-kilter Betty Lynne and some of her neighbors. Suzanne returns to her childhood home to reconcile the differences between her parents - only to find that her mother has told the town that her father had died. A fresh, clever look at the audacity of love that forgives. Suzanne is horrified when she realizes that its her father that died.
Based on the story and the humor, I felt that this book does have a lot to offer. I enjoyed the idea of Betty Lynne throwing a funeral for her not dead husband because she wishes he was dead after he leaves their marriage. Even though, there will be consequences in her future. When Suzanne Mullins, forty-two, gets the call from her father to come back home to Texas because her mother has gone off the deep end, she knows it will mean having to look at the faulty foundations of their marriage as well as her own. To me, the religious statements seemed forced and awkward.
Maybe Linda Lou Hoover has lost some of her suction on gossip, letting bits and pieces slip away. I felt that often scenes would repeat, with only minor variations. My editor really liked it when I suggested the change. As far as the Christian element goes, it wasn't pushed enough to make me dislike the book, but there were passages that were over-the-top for general or women's fiction, and I mostly rolled my eyes and skimmed past. Wish I could just be serious or just funny.
Mike flies out to be with Suzanne, bringing their fifteen year old son with him. When not chasing vampires through the darkened recesses of Deep in the heart not only describes where Leanna Ellis lives in Texas but also the way she writes. Silence throbs in my ear. Overall, I what I liked about the novel is the part that runs deep and what I disliked is a part that can be fixed with editing without tossing the whole thing. The concept was just too wacky for me: When her husband of more than 40 years wants a divorce, Betty Lynne Davidson declares him dead, publishes his obituary and starts planning his funeral. Does this come easily to you, or is it a difficult balancing act? The message that came out at the end was very good and very clear.
They jump off the page and remind you of people, or parts of people you know. Looking her past in the eye once and for all, Suzanne hopes that trusting in God's love and mercy will set all of this craziness straight. So, is the Young Texas Reader which specialized on books and such things for the youngest to the teenagers. This book had a good storyline that kept you going. So, she flies to Texas to be there for her mother. You're a cheeky possum Chloe-Anne! A lot of my ideas start with a question. But her father isn't dead.
I never was able to fully get into this book. When Suzanne Mullins, forty-two, gets the call from her father to come back home to Texas, she knows it will mean having to look at the faulty foundations of her parents' marriage as well as her own. Now I realize it was probably a good decision. As if I could reach out and touch my father, I straighten the corner of the white wooden frame holding the picture of Oliver grinning in front of a spectacular, if not lopsided, castle. Another time, she cordoned off part of the house, designated each side his and hers. Leanna Ellis has a gift for storytelling and for quirky, fun, eccentric characters entirely true to the human experience. Immediately it belches, and wet, goopy grounds pour out over the carafe.
When Suzanne Mullins, forty-two, gets the call from her father to come back home to Texas because her mother has gone off the deep end, she knows it will mean having to look at the faulty foundations of their marriage as well as her own. You know, I think we all have things in our past. Looking her past in the eye once and for all, Suzanne hopes that trusting in God's love and mercy will set all of this craziness straight. Betty Lynne Davidson is planning her husband's funeral while overlooking one thing: he's not dead. A fresh, clever look at the audacity of love that forgives. I stick to the way I learned even if it is longer.
The story for Elvis came long before Elvis ever entered the story. Knocked unconscious by the storm, she awakes three months later at a recovery. Will's Texana Monthly may carry material from either blog, but extends itself beyond those, especially for longer compilations or treatments. Unfortunately, the Christian aspect of this book did not flow easily into the story. Suzanne hasn't been back to her hometown of Luckenbach, Texas say it out loud to get the title, which also refers to numerous characters in years. Do you typically come up with the story idea first, then the title? When not chasing vampires through the darkened recesses of her mind or roping and riding along with her characters through sun-drenched plains, she stays busy driving her children to their multitude of activities, figuring out what to make for dinner or where to order takeout , chasing her menagerie of crazy pets around the house, and researching the next idea.