In Leah's Wake review
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Product Description-In Leah's Wake
***Newly Edited by Sara-Jayne Slack, Inspired Quill Press (3/12)Recipient of the CTRR Award for excellence2011 Book Bundlz
Book PickBook Bundlz Book Club Favorites First Place, (12/11)WINNER Global eBook Awards, Popular Fiction, 2012WINNER,
Literary Fiction - IndieReader Discovery Awards (IRDA), 2012The Tylers have a perfect life--beautiful home, established
careers, two sweet and talented daughters. Their eldest daughter, Leah, an exceptional soccer player, is on track for a
prestigious scholarship. Their youngest, Justine, more responsible than seems possible for her 12 years, just wants her sister's
approval. With Leah nearing the end of high school and Justine a seemingly together kid, the parents are set to enjoy a peaceful
life...until Leah meets Todd, a high school dropout and former roadie for a rock band.As Leah's parents fight to save their
daughter from a world of drugs, sex, and wild parties, their divided approach drives their daughter out of their home and a
wedge into their marriage. Meanwhile, twelve-year-old Justine observes her sister's rebellion from the shadows of their
fragmented family-leaving her to question whether anyone loves her and if God even knows she exists. Can this family survive
in Leah's wake? What happens when love just isn't enough?
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161 of 183 people found the following review helpful Worth the 99 cents!, December 26, 2010 By A Customer
This review is from: In Leah's Wake (Kindle Edition) I downloaded this book for my kindle mainly because the price was so
cheap, and Im glad that I did! I finished the book in about 4 days. once I picked it up, I couldnt put it down! Terri does an
awesome job using foreshadowing in all the right places.. and writes an ending that you will never ee coming! I highly
recommend this to anyone, but I advise any strict parent to consider purchasing this as a gift for anyone under the age of about
16, as there is qite a bit of suggestive material throughout. But over all, this is a FANTASTIC book!
63 of 72 people found the following review helpful Overall a decent story, September 5, 2011 By Read for Fun "princesslily"
This review is from: In Leah's Wake (Paperback) ***I received a complimentary copy in exchange for a review.I enjoyed this
story for the most part. Leah went through a series of bad decisions that put her in a spot her pride couldn't back track on. The
characters were well developed and it was easy to understand the things they did for the family.I only gave it 3 stars because I
felt like at times the story wandered away from the main plot and some of the story lines were too long and unnecessary.
Overall, though, I enjoyed it.
75 of 88 people found the following review helpful
Great read!, May 23, 2011 By Donna Dowd
This review is from: In Leah's Wake (Paperback) It's hard to believe this book was the author's debut novel. The characters
and storyline kept you riveted to the book and you didn't want to put it down. Very true to life story that anyone who is raising or
raised teenagers could definitely relate to and see themselves, as parents, in almost the same type of situations. I enjoyed
reading about the family dynamics and how each individual's actions affect everyone in the family. Very good read! Great job