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The Solace of Water

The Solace of Water

By Elizabeth Younts
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.64 Stars

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On 9/23 LaLaLaurie wrote: Elizabeth Byler Younts' novel The Solace of Water is a story of friendship despite differences. Delilah's family has just moved to Pennsylvania from Montgomery, Alabama to start fresh after the loss of a son. Things are different for them there, not just because it's the North versus the South but because ... The Solace of Water - Book Review

LaLaLaurie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/21 Crafty Moms Share wrote: Disclosure: I was sent a copy of these books in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.Today I am going to share three books that fall in my Mommy Time review or are for adults. The first is a non-fiction book where singer/songwriter Lisa Gungor shares her own experience dealing with ... Mommy Time Review -- 3 Books

Crafty Moms Share's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/14 Prairie Sky Book Reviews wrote: “The Solace of Water” by Elizabeth Byler Younts is the type of story that stays with you long after reaching the final page. Published by Thomas Nelson, this book is an intricate tapestry that spans a vast range of emotions, from soul-numbing grief to the hope which only the redemption of Christ ... A Haunting Yet Beauiful Story of Unlikely Friendship

Prairie Sky Book Reviews' Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/6 Raechel K. wrote: I feel a bit lost for words at how to review this one. It wasn’t what I was expecting, but I found this to be in a good way. Every page was filled with tragidy, really. It was a heart-wrenching book. There was so much sorrow and so much brokenness between all of the characters, and yet the relationships ... "The Solace of Water" by Elizabeth Byler Younts ~ Book review

Raechel K.'s Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/29 Jenn Grandlienard wrote: This book is about family, friendship, grief and true community. After her son passes away, Delilah Evans moves back to her hometown in Pennsylvania, thinking a fresh start is just what she and her daughter, Sparrow, needs. She reconnects with her childhood friend, Emma Mullet, something she never expects. ... Great book!

Jenn's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/28 J Harder wrote: Delilah Evans is trapped in her grief after losing her young son when he is drowned in a river while he was supposed to be under the watchful eye of Delilah's teenage daughter, Sparrow. When the Evans family moves from Alabama to Pennsylvania, the family is hoping for a fresh start. They are also longing ... An achingly real novel

J Harder's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/23 JournalofaBibliophile wrote: The Solace of Water is a historical fiction novel about healing, forgiveness, and finding friendship (and love) in unexpected places. This book is set in Amish country during the 1950’s. The narrators are an African-American preacher’s wife named Delilah “Deedee”, her teenage daughter Sparrow, ... Beautiful

JournalofaBibliophile's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/19 Book Lover wrote: What first drove me to this book was the cover. It was beautiful and relaxing and had a curious title. I wanted to know what water had to do with a story! That led me to reading the back of the book to get a synopsis of the story. I was immediately interested and couldn't wait to receive it!This book ... The Solace of Water by Elizabeth Byler Younts

Book Lover's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/10 Jessie Young wrote: Have you every read a book that stays with you… for a looong time? This is one of those books. It’s deep, heavy, reminiscent, and reflective but full of acceptance, love, joy, grace and forgiveness. It’s the story of how grief covers you and takes over your being and won’t let you go sometimes. ... Solace of Water

Jessie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/6 Cathy wrote: The Solace of Water is the compelling and powerful story of an African-American woman, her daughter, and an Amish woman. Set in the 1950’s, the unexpected friendship of Delilah and Emma is beautifully told by the author. I loved the Evans family and had such empathy for Delilah as she made a new ... The Solace of Water

Cathy's Rating:

5 Stars