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FaithWords Sweet Dreams

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Dusty Fairchild longs for the adventure and independence of college, but her father sends her to a finishing school instead. Her cousin also attends, and they become fast friends---until they fall in love with the same handsome young man. When tragedy strikes, what truths will they learn about their hearts and dreams?

Carla Stewart

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Review 1 for Sweet Dreams
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5 out of 5
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Rich Details and Relationships

Date:June 1, 2013
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Carole
Location:Illinois
Age:55-65
Gender:female
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"Sweet Dreams" by Carla Stewart is a novel set in 1962 in TX about two cousins who are best friends although their lifestyles are as different as night and day. You know when reading some books the characters are difficult to keep straight as to who they are and what they do? Not the case with "Sweet Dreams". Love the characters, the setting, and the story lines.Great character and plot development make this a hard-to-put-down book!! I have read and thoroughly enjoyed each of Ms. Stewart's 4 novels and recommend with great praise!
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Review 2 for Sweet Dreams
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A book worth savouring

Date:May 27, 2013
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Carla Stewart's latest offering is a tender story crafted with splendid prose. Dusty Fairchild and her cousin, Paisley, are wonderfully unique characters who sparkle with life, making me laugh, smile, and experience heart-ache as they leave childhood behind and enter the sometimes murky waters of adulthood. I greatly enjoyed the time period that this novel is set in, the early 1960's, providing a great backdrop not only for the main story, but also for the other characters that grace the pages. Carla Stewart's novel explores themes of racism and classism, of young girls learning to embrace their God-given gifts and talents rather than letting society dictate what they can and cannot do. The faith elements of the story were a bit lighter than I expected; instead the author offers a more subtle message about grace and forgiveness that points to the giver of grace Himself. All in all, I found the story to be enjoyable from start to finish despite a couple of slower moments to the story. I leave the story reminded that the way things appear on the surface are often so very different than reality, and that we should never judge someone without knowing all that they have experienced in their life. This is a valuable lesson indeed.
I am certainly looking forward to what Stewart has next up her sleeve! I strongly recommend this fiction novel and award it 4 out of 5 stars.
Book has been provided courtesy of Faithwords, a division of Hachette Book Group, for the purposes of this unbiased review.
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