Friday, February 13, 2009

This Side of Heaven by Karen Kingsbury

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!

You never know when I might play a wild card on you!


Today's Wild Card author is:


and the book:


This Side of Heaven

Center Street (January 6, 2009)


ABOUT THE AUTHOR:


New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury is America's #1 inspirational novelist. She's written more than thirty novels, ten of which have hit #1 on bestseller lists, and her Center Street novel Just Beyond the Clouds hit #13 on the New York Times bestseller list. There are nearly seven million copies of her award-winning books in print, including more than two million copies sold last year alone. She lives in Washington state with her husband, Don, and their six children, three of whom are adopted from Haiti.

Visit the author's website.

Product Details:

List Price: $14.99
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Center Street (January 6, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1599956780
ISBN-13: 978-1599956787

AND NOW...THE FIRST CHAPTER:







I absolutely loved this book! The message in this book is one of hope! In our world right now, we need hope! This was my first book by Karen Kingsbury. I love how she writes! I want to read all fo her books now! This book shows us the wonderful power of restoration! Our god is so like that, when we walk away from Him he waits patiently for us to come back. In this book you will find out just what I am talking about. It is a must read! Thank You Karen Kigsbury! I can't wait until your next one comes out!

6 comments:

Karen, author of "My Funny Dad, Harry" said...

Sounds like a book I'd enjoy and I like Karen Kingsbury. Have read several by her.

Sharon D. said...

Thank you for entering me in your giveaway. I have read the Red Glove Stories and would love to have opportunity to check this book out as well.
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Laura F said...

I am a SAHM of 4 and I am a Christian, but I sadly must admit I've never read a Christian book, other than the Bible (and I get off track with that). I'd love to read this one! Also, thank you for this wonderful blog. I read the review of "Raising Godly Children in an Ungodly World" and I'm on my way to Amazon to buy it now. laurad_1978 at yahoo dot com

Suz said...

Love, love, love Karen Kingsbury! Would love to win this book :) Great giveaway!

Denise said...

Karen Kingsbury rocks! Her books are the best. I'd love to win this one. Thanks!

raspberrygirl said...

If it's not too late to be entered I would love to be... I love Karen Kingsbury's writing.

Thanks so much!

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