Wednesday, December 14, 2016



Title: Falling Free
Author: Shannan Martin 
Publisher: Nelson Books
Ages: Adult

Shannan Martin had a perfect life: a cute farmhouse on six rambling acres, a loving husband, three adorable kids, money, friends, a close-knit church--a safe, happy existence.
But when the bottom dropped out through a series of shocking changes and ordinary inconveniences, the Martin's followed God's call to something radically different: a small house on the other side of the urban tracks, a shoestring income, a challenged public school, and the harshness of a county jail (where her husband is now chaplain). And yet the family's plunge from "safety" was the best thing that could have happened to them. 

My impressions of it: 
I'm a huge fan of realistic, inspirational prose, but  FALLING FREE left me disappointed and let down.

I made it through the first 58 pages, but instead of feeling connected and uplifted by this author's journey, I fel like I was trapped in a long running, not so inspirational church sermon and couldn't wait for the closing hymn.

Non-fiction writing can be for specialty niches and it's just possible this book might appeal to a different reader other than this reviewer.

Like-O-Meter Rating: 3 out of 5...take it or leave it.

**Rating scale**

 5 out of 5...grab it!

 4 out of 5...think about it.

 3 out of 5...take or leave it.

 2 out of 5...maybe not for you.

 1 out of 5...forget about it!

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