I enjoyed your review and will sign up on blogging for books.
Lisa Tawn Bergren’s Mercy Come Morning broaches on a number of topics I can relate to and paints a setting that I can visualize without becoming weighed down with unnecessary detail. While I’m a visual learner, I get impatient with drawn out descriptions.
The protagonist’s journey to self-discovery and healing was gradual and for the most part, realistic. I wasn’t quite ready for her change of heart, maybe because I wasn’t ready to forgive her mother at that point. Although my relationship with my mom was much different than Krista’s with hers, there are many parallels to my own life. I can’t, on the surface, relate, but in deeper ways, I can.
Although the ravages of dementia, Alzheimer’s in particular, play a big part in this book, I find it’s more about relationships: between mother and daughter; between man and woman; between believers and their God. Since my life is…
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