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Sworn to the Desert (Breaking Bonds, #3)

4.83  ·  Rating details ·  6 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Was woman made for God, or for man?

A compelling look at the way woman’s identity and spiritual purpose can effect the heart of a girl.

When young Cori’s best friend is no longer allowed to play with her, she knows that it’s her parent’s fault. She vows to have the priesthood in her home as soon as it’s her choice. But no matter how she strives, she c
Published October 25th 2019
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Oct 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Intriguing characters kept me turning pages!

What I loved most about this new book from Hilarey Johnson was how real to life the characters seemed. Neither Cori or Maleko ever felt over written or disingenuous. All the supporting characters felt real-to-life as well. Not all good, not all evil, pitied but not hated (mostly) and flawed in very real ways. The other thing I really appreciated is how the author handled difficult relationships and situations. They were implied in a somewhat vague ma
Lisa Hess
There's something mystical about the way Hilarey Johnson's spare, beautiful and often surprising prose draws me into the storm-tossed lives of her characters, until I'm traveling right along with them on whatever sacred journey she's set them on--and then I can't put the book down. Sworn to the Desert, her third in the Breaking Bonds series, is no exception. Authentic, brave and compelling.
Heidi Boyd
Oct 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sworn to the Desert is a wonderful story with heart. I love how Hilarey weaves the characters’ stories between the present and the past. By switching between the main character Cori in the present, and Coribelle, her name and the chapters from the past, I was compelled to continue reading beyond each chapter, so I could get to where the last thread of the story left off. Of course then I needed to read another chapter, and then another. I found it best to just quit reading in the middle of the c ...more
Allyson Anthony
Oct 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Cori has been released from prison and is getting adjusted to real life. She meets Maleko, and they travel together to see Cori's family whom she had left as a teen. Can Cori stop running and find redemption?
Hilarey Johnson switches the POV between CoriBelle as a kid/teen and Cori as an adult in the present so we can get some background leading up to Cori in the present.
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