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The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree A Novel

By Marybeth Whalen
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.36 Stars

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On 9/5 The Phone Tree Bible Study Group wrote: I really enjoy reading books like this one. I loved how the story spoke to family life drama and troubled relationships. That’s real. I liked how things were not always black and white and how flaws and other “not to me” events threw the characters off balance so much so that they had to go low ... Recommended Reads for September 2013

The Phone Tree Bible Study Group's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/17 ky_grandma40 wrote: This seemingly real like situation book was incredible. When you read it, be prepared to be moved!! This book wasn't just about how Ivy Marshall coped with her husband Elliott's extramarital affair. This book was about forgiveness. It was about family as well as how Ivy found herself and how she needed ... The Wishing Tree Review

ky_grandma40's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/15 Amy Mable wrote: Ivy loses her job, learns her husband was unfaithful, and sees Shea, her estranged sister, proposed to on national television in a big bubble of “Woot!” She can’t stand the thought of speaking to her husband – hearing his apologies or explanations. So, as he tries to talk to her, she mutely packs ... Growth & Forgiveness... Check!

Amy's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/9 i blog 4 books wrote: The Wishing Treeby Marybeth Whalen Christian Fiction / ContemporaryAvailable June 2013Zondervan 336 pages Buy a copyRead an excerpt Find out what others thinkAbout the BookSavvy, determined Ivy Marshall discovers that her husband has cheated on her on the very same day her sister’s perfect boyfriend ... Nice Southern Story ... The Wishing Tree by Marybeth Whalen

i blog 4 books' Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/8 Rissi wrote: About the BookAuthor: Marybeth Whalen Publisher: ZondervanPublication Date: 2013 Genre: Fiction; Contemporary Rating: 3.5 out of 5Novels seeped in an emotional fallback put in play a lot of unresolved fallout and is prone to open new wounds. Even inside a synopsis that I, as a reader cannot relate to, ... The Wishing Tree by Marybeth Whalen

Rissi 's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/5 Life isnt a fairytale wrote: Over the past week, I have had the opportunity to spend a great deal of time in the outdoors. Drew's family tradition is to go camping the week of the 4th of July! We always have a blast, eat lots of good food, make smores, play games and catch some sun!The campfire is one of my favorite things about ... The Great Outdoors

Life isnt a fairytale's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/3 Casey Herringshaw wrote: As a reader, I couldn’t help but feel great sympathy for Ivy and disregard for Elliott who has just committed an affair before the book starts. So often when I read these kinds of scenarios, I ponder what I would do. Would I become passive? Cold? Run away? Cut my spouse off? I certainly can’t judge ... What Would I Do? ~ The Wishing Tree by Marybeth Whalen ~ Review

Casey's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/27 Jody wrote: I loved this book! I loved how it had a light, and beach setting feel to it, yet tackled some serious subjects regarding marriage, forgiveness, and family expectations that sometimes many of us can not meet. The Wishing Tree is definitely a book about forgiveness. It's also a beautifully written story ... My Review Of The Wishing Tree By Mary Beth Whalen

Jody's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/27 mmbear wrote: Ivy lost her job when her branch closed and then on top of that, her sister gets the most romantic marriage proposal and Ivy see's Elliot coming out of an apartment and realizes that he is having an affair. So, what does she do? She hightails it home and sulks for a little bit but slowly and surely, ... The Wishing Tree

mmbear's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/26 JoyAnne Williams wrote: Savvy, determined Ivy Marshall discovers that her husband has cheated on her on the very same day her sister's perfect boyfriend proposes on national television. When Ivy's mother asks her to return to her family's beach home to plan her sister's upcoming wedding, she decides to use the excuse to escape ... THE WISHING TREE by Marybeth Whalen

JoyAnne's Rating:

5 Stars