Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Straight Down a Crooked Lane” as Want to Read:
Straight Down a Crooked Lane
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Straight Down a Crooked Lane

4.2  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 28th 1959 by Moody Press (first published 1959)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 70)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Caryn
Feb 22, 2013 Caryn rated it it was amazing
One of my favorites from my teen years. Really shaped me and the decisions I made in life and romance.
Rick
Aug 02, 2008 Rick rated it liked it
This lady wrote Christian fiction before Christian fiction was cool. She is worth consideration
Luann Habecker

THIS:
"Marriage had appeared at that moment to be the ultimate state of bliss toward which all things in a girls life had been in pulling her ever since she was born." pg 203 sigh

glad it was a "christian" couple struggling this time, yet once again it was tied up in a neat (happy) ending with both coming to the Lord. not always so.

objections:
-not only one person for each person
-this feeling the main character wanted...kept looking for...it's harped on... then called love.. then abruptly "realized
...more
Sharon Buxton
Feb 26, 2016 Sharon Buxton rated it it was ok
C. Inspirational fiction, 50s, mom's stash, discard
Jan Ackerson
Mar 31, 2008 Jan Ackerson rated it really liked it
These books have such a tender place in my heart--they were a huge part of my teenage years, and probably contributed a lot to the person I am today. Love you, grandma!
Leah
Leah added it
Aug 21, 2016
Jen Lyn
Jen Lyn marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2016
Velinda Rolle
Velinda Rolle marked it as to-read
May 02, 2016
Beth
Beth rated it liked it
Jan 25, 2016
Sharisse  Sons
Sharisse Sons rated it really liked it
Feb 07, 2016
Caroline Harden
Caroline Harden rated it it was amazing
Nov 26, 2015
Connie Helmuth-Kidd
Connie Helmuth-Kidd marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2015
Julie Phipps
Julie Phipps rated it really liked it
Oct 26, 2015
Trudi
Trudi marked it as to-read
Jul 30, 2015
Laura Tiessen
Laura Tiessen rated it it was amazing
Feb 13, 2016
Amy Lowe
Amy Lowe rated it it was amazing
Apr 09, 2015
Janelle
Janelle rated it really liked it
Jan 07, 2015
Kaitlyn
Kaitlyn rated it liked it
Dec 02, 2014
Kathy Lynne
Kathy Lynne rated it it was amazing
Oct 14, 2014
Lynn Bearden
Lynn Bearden rated it really liked it
Oct 02, 2014
Carol
Carol rated it really liked it
Sep 05, 2014
Cynthia
Cynthia rated it liked it
Feb 24, 2015
Hannah
Hannah marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2014
Monica
Monica rated it it was amazing
Aug 05, 2014
Sewveryblessed
Sewveryblessed rated it really liked it
Jul 10, 2014
Ruth Anna
Ruth Anna rated it really liked it
Jul 01, 2014
Elaine Mazzo
Elaine Mazzo marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2014
Noel Miller
Noel Miller marked it as to-read
May 26, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
FRANCENA H. ARNOLD was a schoolteacher, talented storyteller, mother of four children, and author of ten novels. Her first, Not My Will, was originally written "just for the eyes of the family" and has since sold more than 500,000 copies. Her other novels include Then Am I Strong, Three Shall Be One, Brother Beloved, Straight Down Crook Lane, The Road Winds On, Fruit for Tomorrow, and Light in My ...more
More about Francena H. Arnold...

Share This Book