The Big Picture (Katie Parker Productions #3)
Katie is forced to leave the foster family she loves, an endangered town drive-in, and a boyfriend who suddenly can’t take his eyes off his ex. As life with her mom takes a serious nosedive, Katie must rely on her faith to keep it together.
Jenny B. Jones is the author of A Katie Parker Production series, including the book In Between . Though now an adult, she still relate...more
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When my turn to read The Big Picture finally came, I laughed at Jenny's snarky humor till I cried. Katie Parker and her wacky foster grandma, Maxine, walked off the page and into my kitchen till I fed them pizza with the rest of the teen fixtures around here. When Jenn ...more
Katie's journey with the ones she loves, her foster family, her church family, and her friends are in an upheaval. As she tries to figure out her future, hold onto her heart and her new past, protect herself from harm, and do the best she can, JBJ does a great job of getting us in Katie's head, lets us see her heart, and tries to help Katie keep her hoped for HEA. As she struggles to be the 'grown-up', seeing her heart on her sleeve as she tries to keep her head up, ...more
I'm just finishing rereading the series.
The entire series is cute, funny, dramatic, sassy, kinda sad in parts, sweet, Katie is really sarcastic which i love! And Mad Maxine is just funny! Katie and Maxine are definitely drama queens!!:)
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Okay, I really don't know what to say. I'm totally speechless. This book is simply indescribable. There were so many unexpected twists and turns, making this book totally amazing! I was pulled into a fantastic journey with Katie Parker, and it was almost heartbreaking to see it end. I laughed, I cried, and I absolutely enjoyed every single moment reading this series. And I do not regret picking up these books. What more is left to be said?
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What I Liked: This series is a perfect introduction to the Christian Fiction genre. I loved the main character, Katie, and her story. Her growth throughout the series, specifically in relation to her faith, is inspiring, as are many of the background stories throughout the books. I was very pleased that the Christian aspect was more subtle than I had expected. While it still played a very important p ...more
With lovable characters, witty dialogue and a heartwarming emotional roller coaster of a plot. You'll quickly full in love with Katie Parker and her gaggle of interesting friends and family. I've loved this books so much, that I can't wait to take them from kindle format to solid paperbacks, that I can add to my bookshelves and cherish forever.
This was the first book I have read by this author and I loved it! It is in the Chr ...more
I loved this book! The characters are so real, at times I felt the were my family, my friends! This book is very emotional as well as very spiritual. I couldn't put it down. Loved Maxine and her silliness and Katie, her humor and faith see her through the worst of times, looking forward to the next book!!
Regardless, I think this was my favorite so far...
It did sit a bit funny with me to have the church kids all working to save the local drive-in theater. In my own childhood, Christians got up a petition to close ...more
My gosh, poor Kate Parker! She gets returned to her mom, who is not doing to well getting her life on track after her time in prison, relocates to another town and away from her friends and foster family, she quickly learns she is still without a mom who cares.