Coming Home by Karen Kingsbury

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Whether you have read all of the Baxter stories, or none at all, all fans of Christian fiction will enjoy this tribute to the power of family love, and to the undying hope we have in Jesus.
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Coming Home is a novel about tremendous victory and unprecedented loss, a story of faith and a forever kind of love, love that will stay with you long after the last page. This stand-alone novel will serve as either a grand introduction or a beautiful conclusion in the saga of the Baxter Family. The Baxters make plans to come together for a summer lakeside reunion, a celebration like they haven’t had in years. But before the big day, the unthinkable happens. As the Baxter Family rallies together, memories come to light in the grief-stricken hours of waiting and praying, memories that bring healing and hope during a time when otherwise darkness might have the final word. In a season that changes all of them, the brilliance of family love overshadows even the valley of heartache as the Baxters draw closer to God and each other. Along the way, secrets are revealed and the truth about the Baxter Family history is finally made known. Ultimately, in this portrait of family love, the Baxters cling to each other and to God’s promise of forever.

 

About Karen Kingsbury

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New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury is America's favorite inspirational novelist, with nearly 20 million books in print. Her Life-Changing Fiction has produced multiple bestsellers, including Unlocked, Leaving, Take One, Between Sundays, Even Now, One Tuesday Morning, Beyond Tuesday Morning, and Ever After, which was named the 2007 Christian Book of the Year. An award-winning author and newly published songwriter, Karen has several movies optioned for production, and her novel Like Dandelion Dust was made into a major motion picture, now available on DVD. Karen is also a nationally known speaker with several women's groups including Women of Faith. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, Don, their daughter and five sons, three of whom are adopted from Haiti. SPANISH BIO: Karen Kingsbury es autora de mas de treinta titulos, incluyendo algunos EXITOS de venta, uno de los cuales se uso para la pelicula de la semana de CBS. Es una de las atoras favoritas de novelas inspiradoras.Se han impreso mas de dos millones de ejemplares de sus libros. Kingsbury reside en el estado de Washington con Don, su esposo, y sus seis hijos, tres de los cuales los adotatron en Haiti.
 
Published July 8, 2012 by Zondervan. 304 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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The Christian Manifesto

Excellent
Reviewed by Heather Adams on Jun 21 2012

The book memorably conveys a strong message about the ties that bind family members together and the power of God’s love and enduring faithfulness.

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Extant

Excellent
Reviewed by Laura Jackson on Jun 25 2012

...I loved seeing a book by Karen that went back to the storytelling that made us all fans.

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5 Minutes for Books

Good
Reviewed by Trish on Jul 03 2012

Whether you have read all of the Baxter stories, or none at all, all fans of Christian fiction will enjoy this tribute to the power of family love, and to the undying hope we have in Jesus.

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Sweet Treats & Inspiration

Good
Reviewed by Michelle on Jul 06 2012

...I did like it, and thought that is was good. It held my interest, and even brought a few tears.

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