25 October 2008

On Perfect Day by Lauraine Snelling Review and giveaway

One Perfect Day
By
Lauraine Snelling
Book description:
Two mothers end up more closely connected that they could dream...and yet they are strangers.
As Christmas Eve quickly approaches, one mother waits anxiously for her husband to return from an overseas business trip, so they can celebrate their last Christmas together before the twins head off to college.

However, the other mother barely notices the Christmas festivities since her daughter is waiting desperately for a new heart and prays for a miracle. God's miracles are sometimes bittersweet.

My Review:
I just finished this book yesterday on the trip to Adelaide. I enjoyed this book. It deals with real issues. Organ Donation. We see both sides of this issue, from the family of a doner and from the recipient. I love how Lauraine weaves this story of both families. We see how one mother is grieving for her loss and one mother is dealing with what may be the loss of her daughter waiting for a new heart. We also see how She responds to the precious gift.
This book really touched me and I could feel the pain of loss and the excitement of life at the same time. I hope this book will get people talking about being organ doners or at least the possibility. This is a very moving book I would really recommend. Reading both sides really made this story. 4.5 out of 5 excellent read.

Now a chance to win this wonderful book. If you live in the USA
or Canada we have a copy donated by the publishing house for you to win.
To have a chance to win please leave a comment with a way to
contact you. you have till Nov 1 or maybe longer depending when I get home
again.
Now will be open for til the 3rd Nov.

6 comments:

Yan said...

Sounds amazing! Love to be entered =)

ylin.0621[at]yahoo.com

Carole said...

I love Lauraine's books and Christmas-themed books - so what a perfect combination! Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net

Alexis said...

I LOVE Lauraine's books as well. This looks like an awesome one.

lvjyfaith AT yahoo DOT com

Jo said...

I love Christmas themed books and this sounds like a very interesting read.

Blessings,
Jo

Doreen said...

Hi, I would love the chance to win this book. Thanks! purposedrivenlife4you (at) gmail (dot) com

Cherie J said...

Sounds wonderful! If I am not too late I would love to be entered in the drawing. Thank you!

cherierj(at)yahoo(dot)com

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