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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Life sure has been busy here! We have an upcoming dance recital which means extra practices and practicing at home. The beginning of Softball season which has a couple of practices a week. And then Easter, today. It took me a while to get through this week, solely because of the extra activities. Hopefully I’ll get my next few books read, much faster!

Love Comes Calling by Siri Mitchell

Set in the 1920’s, Love Comes Calling tells the story of a young co-ed named Ellis. Ellis came from Boston’s upper class and had dreams of running away to Hollywood to become an actress. She see’s her dream coming true when asked to fill-in as a Hello girl so a friend can attend her mother’s funeral. While filling-in she accidentally over hears a phone call regarding her friend Griff. Realizing he was in trouble, she decides to save him.

This is a fun read. The main character is flighty and self-absorb. We see her grow and mature through the story as she takes on added responsibility. The story is set in the 1920’s, a time of prohibition, speakeasy, and crooked politicians. I found it enjoyable to be taken back in time. At the same of telling Ellis and Griff’s story, the author makes several valid points about the 1920’s, need to follow the laws, and potential dangers of poor political leaders.

This book is a Christian book, however, very little is mentioned about God. The morals are deeply rooted in the story. This would be a good entry into Christian novels or a good book for those who enjoy a moral story without preaching.

Overall, I found this to be a light and fun read. I did enjoy it.

I give this book a 4.5 out of 5 bookends.

I received this book from Netgallery.com for an honest review.

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