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Their blissful week together in the Netherlands finds Summer and Noelle floating down a canal in Amsterdam, visiting Corrie Ten Boom's Hiding Place, sipping decadent Dutch cocoa in Delft, and bobbing merrily along through a sea of brilliant, spring-fresh tulips. Each day takes them further from midlife anxiety and closer to trusting God in deeper ways.
When Summer finally confides in Noelle about the abnormal test results, Summer's honesty prompts Noelle to share a long-held heartache. The two friends find they both needed to be together more than either of them realized. Could it be this adventure was tucked away in God's imagination long before Summer bought her ticket to fly to the land of merry tulips and kalomping wooden shoes?
|Format: DRM Protected ePub|
Vendor: Multnomah Books
Publication Date: 2009
Availability: In Stock
Grab your passport and expect to be swept away on another adventure of heart and hope. Robin Gunn's writing is picturesque, like Monetexcept she paints with words. It's a story I cant wait to share with my own Sisterchicks! Tricia Goyer, author of Blue Like Play Dough and Every Sunrise
Sisterchicks in Wooden Shoes will transport readers to the land of tulips, windmills, and Corrie Ten Boom. This delightful story tickles the funny bone while tugging on the heartstrings. Well done, Robin! Janice Thompson, author of Fools Rush In
A sweet and familiar blend of emotions weave through this storydelight in friendships, courage to face the unknown, and the passion to savor each moment. A page-turner that sings of faith, forgiveness, Gods comfort, and security to overcome todays fear and confidence to face our tomorrows. Janet Perez Eckles, international speaker and author of Trials of Today, Treasures for Tomorrow
Robin Jones Gunn once again wrapped life-changing truths in a delightful story of adventure and humor that confirmed that I, like Summer in the story, can do all things through Christ and through the love and support of Sisterchicks in my life. Karen OConnor, author of two best-selling series Gettin' Old Ain't For Wimps and Help, Lord! I'm Having a Senior Moment
Sisterchicks in Wooden Shoes is much more than another entertaining installment in Robin Jones Gunns wildly popular series. Its a reminder of what a blessed gift true and lasting friendship is. Sharon K. Souza, author of Lying on Sunday
Sisterchicks in Wooden Shoes is a heartwarming tale of two women whose lives are woven together with the golden thread of friendship. The special bond these Sisterchicks share resonates in our souls as they bestow Gods blessings on one another in the midst of lifes difficult circumstances. In the beauty of the tulip fields, the wonderful stinky cheese shop, the windmills and canals, Holland comes alive in the pages of this book. Virginia Smith, author of Age before Beauty and the Sister-to-Sister Series
Good nacht! Robin Jones Gunn does it again! Rundont walkto get this latest hilarious installment of the Sisterchicks series! Cyndy Salzmann, author of Crime & Clutter and Dying to Decorate
I want to be a Sisterchick! Robin Jones Gunn writes about every day women with truth, tenderness, heart and soul. Sisterchicks In Wooden Shoes reminded me of the value of friendship, honesty, history, and love while taking me on an adventure. Add this to your collection of Sisterchick books to keep. Rachel Hauck, award winning and best selling author of Love Starts with Elle
Janice Jewell4 Stars Out Of 5July 26, 2013Janice JewellQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Good book. If you have read one of these books you know how they are going to turn out.
Jeannie DonaldsonStatesboro, GAAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A marvelous excursion through Holland.August 28, 2012Jeannie DonaldsonStatesboro, GAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Robin has such a wonderful talent for bringing spiritual teaching into her stories, at least all of the ones I have ever read. If you have read any other "sisterchick" story, you know you are in for another treat, if not, please believe me when I tell you, you will not want to put it down, and you will come away refreshed. There is so much of God in these books, and this one is not at all disappointing.
As you travel throughout lovely parts of Holland, you can "see" through the writer's eyes. Everything is so well described - you come away feeling that you have actually been there. This is the story of the close friendship between these pen pals throughout their lives from grade school to their late 40's. Now they get to meet, when Summer goes to Holland to spend a week with Noelle. And what a week it is! There is fun at every turn, serious times of sharing and growing, as well as lots of sight seeing in a beautiful land.
This is a great story, definitely a "chicks only" kind of book. I guarantee that you will love it, and you will want to share it with your teenage daughter, niece, or neighbor. A GREAT book to give an unbeliever, or a seeker of Truth, as the vast amount of spiritual food is never "pushy" or "preachy". The story will hold their attention, while gently showing them how God's hand works in the lives of His children.
I loved it!
HelenMemphis, TNAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5July 13, 2012HelenMemphis, TNAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5A great read. an adventure as you travel through the pages of this wonderful book. Highly recommend to all women.
Sharon ManessPendleton, ORAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5April 10, 2012Sharon ManessPendleton, ORAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5I couldn't put this book down, had to keep reading it, consequently I stayed up most of the night.
JenniferLORAge: 25-34Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Delights the Senses!June 29, 2011JenniferLORAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I read this book slowly, in and around other books, savoring my little virtual vacation to Holland. I loved Robin's descriptions of everything from sampling Gouda cheese and Dutch hot chocolate, to Pannenkoeken, Dutch pancakes.
While Sisterchicks in Wooden Shoes was, on one hand, a light read that delights the senses, it also brought a depth that leaves the reader thoughtful.
The story, in a nutshell, is about two long-time pen pals, Summer and Noelle, who have never met. When Summer receives a scary test result, she takes a spontaneous trip to Holland to spend a week with Noelle. The two visit museums and churches, Corrie ten Boom's house, enjoy restaurants and the beach, all the while learning new ways to view the world and God.
I would recommend this book for anyone who is going through a valley in their life or faith, or who values the gift of friendship.