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Hi Steph:
I enjoyed your review and will sign up on blogging for books.

Steph Beth Nickel's Blog

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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About Tracy Campbell

Tracy Campbell is a published artist of calendars, wrapping paper, and gift cards, and as an author of how-to-paint magazine articles, her happy heart sings again sharing the work of her hands through "Calm Coloring: Faith, Hope & Love (Art and Soul Therapy for Kids-At-Heart)". When Tracy's not writing, she loves to sharpen pencils, flip open paint lids, and yank off marker caps to create whimsical works of art just for ewe. Customers say her art is sweet and so warm the designs might leap off the page and land right in your heart. She lives with her hubby and fur baby in Wasaga Beach (the Canadian tourist town known for having the longest freshwater beach in the world). Tracy is also a rare breed dog owner, chocoholic, motorcycle mamma, antique lover, and a collector of roosters and sheep (thankfully, not live ones).

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