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Kayla Demery knows that God has someone special planned just for her, but as she is just 16, that's a long time coming. On a church Purity Retreat however, her idea of God's plan for her life is seriously challenged when she falls for Nate, a guy who has no relationship with God whatsoever.
Paperback, 138 pages
Published December 15th 2011 by Create Space
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Lilly
I loved it! it was a very refreshing story about problems teens have today.
Gabs
Cute, predictable--those are the words I would use to describe this book. I didn't hate it, I didn't love it. It was all right; a bit above average, but not quite 3.5 stars.

I'll start off with what I didn't enjoy. If this seems harsh, it isn't meant to be. I simply have very many feelings about this book, and not all of them are good.

Kayla annoyed me. I'll just come out and say it. She started out as a holier-than-thou Christian, in my opinion. Oh, he has a scar; what a bad boy! Oh, I can't kis
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Marie Fostino
Beth has written a wonderful Christian YA story. Once I started to read it I could not put it down. This story brought me back into time when I went on retreats with my church as a teenager. Kayla is going on a Purity Church retreat with her best friends Sarah, Mark and Marks, friend Nate. Sarah has her life all planned out. She will finish college before she gets emotionally involved with a boy, and than God will have the perfect man for her. But she is confused about her feelings when ever Nat ...more
Delaney
This is the second book I've read from this author. I enjoyed this one even more. I liked how the author incorporated the character's emotions. I don't want to spoil anything, but the author did a phenomenal job with making the character relatable through her thoughts. I feel that a lot of teens go through the same emotions as the characters in this book. It was something I had not yet read before, and I feel that it is an important topic to be expressed. I do wish it had been longer though. It ...more
Beth Adams
Jan 27, 2012 Beth Adams rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
I am the author of this book --- my second in the young adult fiction genre. I am currently working on two other novels --- one about a pretty, popular girl who suddenly finds herself dealing with the shame of her mother's suicide and the other an adult fiction work that I am collaborating with my friend, Greg Dixon (with whom I worked on Cut Out for Love).
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