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  1. The Atonement Child
    The Atonement Child
    Francine Rivers
    Tyndale House / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 22 Reviews
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  1. Anchorage, AK
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Too powerful to put into words!
    June 9, 2012
    aklinslow
    Anchorage, AK
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    To be clear, I read this book years ago, but just picked it up again in its new format and cover. As I went to re-read it, I mistakenly thought perhaps it would be less powerful since I knew the ending before I started. Boy, was I wrong!

    In "The Atonement Child," Francine Rivers writes a heart-wrenching tale of a young woman who is raped and soon finds her perfect little life changed forever. In her talented, moving way, Ms. Rivers turns this into a multi-generational story, showing the responses and experiences of "those gone before."

    In the story, she handles the issue of unplanned pregnancy and the sometimes hypocritical way the world responds to it, especially those in "Christian" circles. I would definitely recommend this book (and have) to anyone I know. Especially those who claim to be "pro-life, but...", as this book will challenge your thinking and make you answer, "What does it really and truly mean to value life as God commands?"

    Francine Rivers has a God-given talent to write life-changing stories, and I think its quite telling that this book is just as applicable to today's issues as it was when she originally published it 15 years ago.
  2. TN
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Not an easy read.
    June 9, 2012
    JoyAnne
    TN
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Francine Rivers just cannot write a bad book, this one is as fabulous as all the others. Heartwrenching, eye opening, full of encouragement. The Atonement Child deals with a sensitive issue and Francine handles it beautifully.

    A baby conceived of rape, an abortion, more than one generation effected, this book shows the baby is not the only victim. It sheds light on a controversy that plagues people today.This is not an easy read and it gives plenty of food for thought.

    The Atonement Child gets 5 stars from me
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