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The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers
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Dec 11, 2009

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** spoiler alert ** This book had a great story. A young woman attending a Christian university seems to have it all. The unthinkable happens on her way home from work, she is raped. Months later she discovers that she is pregnant. The story is about how she and the others around her handle this news.

I would have enjoyed the story more if the author had stayed within Dynah's story more. There were a few parts where she strayed to the backstory of other characters that I didn't think were all that relevant to the story.

You could see from the beginning of the story that the "friend" Joe was going to come through and be Dynah's soulmate. This didn't detract from the story because while Joe knew it, Dynah doesn't know until the end.

Overall a good read. It felt a little preachy at times, but I think that is to be expected.

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Reading Progress

December 11, 2009 – Shelved
December 17, 2009 –
page 119
Started Reading
December 18, 2009 –
page 200
December 18, 2009 – Finished Reading
December 19, 2009 – Shelved as: 2009

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