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A Matter of Wife & Death (Secrets from Lulu's Cafe)

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especially when people expect you to be perfect.

Jennifer, who volunteers at a crisis pregnancy center, has waited years for a baby. Why is it so easy for girls like Jessica to get pregnant -- and so hard for her? Is it possible to want a baby too much?

Lisa's teenage daughter, Callie, is giving her the silent treatment. And her attitude at chu
Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 4th 2008 by Howard Books (first published 2008)
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Sep 20, 2016 Alisa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This fictionalized glimpse into the lives of pastors and their families is a light and yet insightful read. I appreciate how truly human and real the wives are depicted. Looking forward to the 3rd book.
Jun 27, 2008 Leslie rated it liked it
Another light-hearted look at a stressful situation: constantly being watched and criticized as a pastor's wife. The book was enjoyable, although my stomach turned at the 2 lines in the book when Lisa was having a heart-to-heart with her daughter, Callie. Callie said something along the lines of "Are you sure he's (her brother) is not adopted?" And the response: "No, you're related by blood." As an adoptive mother, I hate flippant comments like this in regards to family and adoption.
Mar 10, 2013 Lindsey rated it it was ok
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When I picked this up I had no idea it was a christian book. I have no problem with that, but they are not really my bag. It was alright and I am really struggling about whether to give it 3 stars but honestly it was a little too over the top for me. I did enjoy the stories about the women however.
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Excellent! Pastors, their wives and families have problems just like everyone. These PWs band together to support each other.
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