Keeping Faith by Jodi Picoult

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...Picoult takes elements from Lifetime Television Movies ...and headlines from today’s newspapers and turns them into a story that is reminicent of John Grisham and Anne Tyler stories, with a bit of Danielle Steele's pencant for romance thrown in...
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“A triumph. This novel’s haunting strength will hold the reader until the very end and make Faith and her story impossible to forget.”
Richmond Times Dispatch

“Extraordinary.”
Orlando Sentinel

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult (Nineteen Minutes, Change of Heart, Handle with Care) comes Keeping Faith: an “addictively readable” (Entertainment Weekly) novel that “makes you wonder about God. And that is a rare moment, indeed, in modern fiction” (USA Today).

 

About Jodi Picoult

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Jodi Picoult is the author of eighteen novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers House Rules, Handle With Care, Change of Heart, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister’s Keeper. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. Visit her at JodiPicoult.com.Samantha van Leer is a junior in high school. She conceived the idea for this book and pitched it to her mom, who was in the middle of a book tour. In her spare time, Samantha can be found playing softball, doing contemporary dance, acting and singing in musicals, and cuddling on the ground with her two dogs, Dudley and Oliver—for whom the prince in this fairy tale was named.
 
Published October 6, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 751 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Religion & Spirituality. Fiction
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Peak Rank on Oct 28 2012
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Kirkus

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on Jan 05 2013

...Picoult offers a perfectly pitched take on the great mysteries of the heart. Her best yet.

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Publishers Weekly

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on Jan 05 2013

Fans of Picoult's fluent and absorbing storytelling will welcome her new novel, which...explores family dynamics and the intricacies of motherhood...

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Blog Critics

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Reviewed by Michelle Poole on Jan 05 2013

...Picoult takes elements from Lifetime Television Movies ...and headlines from today’s newspapers and turns them into a story that is reminicent of John Grisham and Anne Tyler stories, with a bit of Danielle Steele's pencant for romance thrown in...

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Entertainment Weekly

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Reviewed by Vanessa Friedman on Jan 05 2013

...Jodi Picoult's Keeping Faith, it's addictively readable, raising valid questions about religion without getting maudlin. For a novel, that in itself is a miracle.

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