Sunday, May 17, 2015

Review: Finding Me by Kathryn Cushman

Finding Me
by Kathryn Cushman
Adult Inspirational 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 
Published by: Bethany House Publishers
Published on: April 7, 2015
Pages: 336

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:

My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. 

Disclaimers: I received an e-galley of this novel from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not obligated to write a good review nor did I receive any compensation for writing this review.

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: I picked this one up because I had previously read a book by her. I thought that the story line was intriguing. What do you do when you realize that your whole life has been a lie? 

Cushman is a good writer and I thought the story was compelling; however, I did feel like it lagged in certain parts. 

Having said that, I think fans of adult inspirational fiction will enjoy this one. It's not overly preachy and it was intriguing. 

Major Strengths: Good writing and an intriguing plot. I also loved the characterization of Rand and Beth. 

Major Weaknesses: I thought that the romance in the story was not very well developed. It seemed kind of sudden. 

So why 3 stars? An enjoyable read but one that didn't quite stand out enough to get 4 stars. 

The Wrap-up: An intriguing book. Cushman always tackles interesting themes. I'll be curious to see what she comes up with next. 

Love,

Danica Page

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