Thrown together in a season of self-discovery, they're about to learn lessons in character and grace, love and sacrifice. A deeply moving inspirational story of redemption where life's real victories are won off the field. Foreword by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith.
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Very pleased with the book and condition - brand new! Couldn't ask for anything more. Our book club is excited to be reading this book even though I have read it several years ago. One you can reread many times.
IT WAS A BIT YOUNG MINDED FOR AN OLDER WOMAN, BUT IT KEPT MY INTEREST AND HAD A WONDERFUL STORY LINE, ALBEIT A BIT SAPPY IN THE ROMANCE DEPT. :)
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Review 4 for Between Sundays - eBook
Date:September 17, 2012
Through reading this book I became aware of the plight of many young people who dont have a family to back them up in the storms and joys of life. Megan Gunn's insight into the foster system was alarming. As a result we have chosen to become a carer to a young refugee who is about to be lost in the same system where at 18 they are on their own. In a foreign land with foreign cultures. Thanks Karen for bringing this need to our attention.
This Book Was So Amazingg! I Cried So Hard During Parts! LOL! Bt This Was The First Book Of Yours That I Read! And Now That I've Read It I'm So Interested In All Of Them! I'm Reading "Even Now" Rightt Now! I've Heard It's Amazingg Too! This Book Def. Deserves 5Stars! You're An Amazingg Author! I'd Like Too See A 2Nd Book Too See What Goes On With Megan, Aaron, && Cory! =]]
From a guy's perspective, this book was very sappy and happy and had a very "high school musical" quality to it. I read the book because the plot line intrigued me and indeed the book was all right and had a good premise (i.e.showing the needs of the foster care system). However, the book lacked depth and grit to it. Everything was too tidy. What conflict there was came across as too easy to clean up. The challenges the main characters faced seemed inconsequential and rather bland even though they weren't meant to be. This book could have been stronger in so many ways, i.e. a certain main character probably shouldn't have won the "big one", if you read the book you'll understand what i mean. Where would that man's faith be? I'm honestly not sure.In my (guys) opinion, the football and locker room scenes were cliche and lame and definitely written by a lady. Its cool that she asked Alex Smith to help her but if your a guy, I don't think Smith is the QB I would honestly want talking about the struggles of a superstar QB. All in all, this book is good but naive, romantic but shallow, energeticbut with absolutely no testosterone. Kingsbury is a one dimensional author for the upper aged lady.
I'm not really a sports girl, but I found the plot of this novel intriguing, especially since I'm a sucker for any romance where the heroine has children. I was not at all disappointed. Megan is a strong woman you can root for, and her passion for foster children stirred admiration in me. I found myself praying for the needs of older foster children as I read the book. Cory is a great kid, and I think even adult readers could definitely feel for him--how many of us just knew something when we were kids and no one believed us? And I got a kick out of the relationship between Derrick and Aaron, as well as Aaron's conversion and Derrick's triumph. It's a good thing I don't cry easily, because if I did, the scene in the hospital with Lee would've required a whole box of Kleenex. There are some small flaws here--the names Gunn and Cory Joseph seem slightly recycled from Just Beyond the Clouds, and Amy's rape seems unnecessary for the purpose of the whole book--kind of like an "oh, by the way" thing. But once again, Karen has done a great job, especially in her scenes from Cory's POV, which are, again, great and brave. If you'll pardon the pun, I think this book scores a touchdown.
Since I belong to a family of sports "fanatics," I was eager to read BETWEEN SUNDAYS. It is encouraging to see Christians take a faithful stand in the sports world. As a professional baseball player, my brother had an influence on many young players, and still does. I knew the book would have a good ending, but I hardly could put it down before getting there.
I would definitely give this book a 5 rating. I thought that it could be very true to life, even though it was fiction. I have enjoyed the authors books and have read almost all of them. I especially like the books that have the stories completed in one or two books. Her series on the Baxter family, although interesting, seem to be dragged out. Her "One Tuesday Morning" and "Beyond Tuesday Morning" was excellent and I enjoyed the fact that it did not keep going on and on. I do enjoy this author and the fact that she keeps us informed about her own family in the dedication of each book.
A little boy believing a star football player is his dad, a foster mom telling not to keep up his hopes. A football player who only ever liked one woman. Where does the truth lie and what happens in the end. Karen has once again written a page turning novel.
This was a great book, one of my favorites by Karen Kingsbury and that's saying a lot because I have read just about everything she has written. It really kept me interested in what was going to happen and how the situations were going to be resolved. Loved Derrick Anderson and his family and how they dealt with the world of professional football and all that entailed.
Karen Kingsbury has been one of my favorite authors for eight years. Between Sundays is the best book she has written so far, and I hope to see a sequel to this one. I loved when Cory said "Do you believe me now?" I got very choked up, and I don't cry easily. Being someone who is not a football fan, I wasn't sure how I would like that aspect of the book, but Karen portrayed it perfectly. Bravo to a great read!