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When Mockingbirds Sing

When Mockingbirds Sing

By Billy Coffey
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.96 Stars

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On 2/25 amber thomas wrote: I really, really wanted to love this. It seemed up my alley with the conversation about faith and God and small town life and, maybe that gave me unrealistic expectations. But, I spent so much of the book wanting things to move just a bit -and then a lot- faster. I wanted to know understand some of the ... Just couldn't pull me in.

amber's Rating:

2 Stars

On 10/2 Hobbygirl wrote: Well, this was a fun book! The main character is a nine year old girl named Leah who is very shy and has a stutter. Her family moves to a small town in Virginia and throws her a party on her birthday. She is sitting on a hill by herself when she meets the Rainbow Man. The Ranbow Man sings to Leah and ... When Mockingbirds Sing

Hobbygirl's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/6 EpicFehlReader wrote: I ended up having mixed feelings about this story. I really did like the concept and I like the characters of Leah and especially Leah's friend Allie. Allie cracked me up during the baptismal scene! That being said, a few things really tarnished the overall story for me. I strongly, strongly disliked ... Review | When Mockingbirds Sing by Billey Coffey

EpicFehlReader's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/3 Katy Sauer wrote: I have to admit I have a lot of mixed emotions with this novel. I both really like it and find various parts fairly.. annoying or unsettling. I’m always a bit hesitant to read christian based fiction because of the way it can often play out with those of faith being almost irritatingly ‘good’ ... Thought Provoking and Unexpected

Katy Sauer's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/28 The Joyous Living wrote: Billy Coffey has done it! Sometimes when you hear the terms "religious fiction" and "gothic" there is a sense of forewarning that might make you hesitate about whether you should chance a reading. Thankfully, Billy Coffey has truly done it and delivered a very entertaining, engaging and enticing read. Ever ... Book Review: When Mockingbirds Sing

The Joyous Living's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/22 Teresa Kander wrote:  Synopsis: What marks the boundary between a miracle of God and the imagination of a child?Nine-year-old Leah’s invisible friend seems harmless enough until he aids her in upsetting the tranquility of her new town, a place where her parents desperately hoped she’d finally be able to make ... When Mockingbirds Sing by Billy Coffey

Teresa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/24 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: Can God speak through a child? What about a child who has never been taught anything about Him? Leah Norcross is a young girl with a stutter. She and her parents have just moved to the small town of Mattingly from Away and are considered outsiders by almost everyone. Barney, who in his own way is also ... Well-Crafted and Thought-Provoking

Patrice's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/8 Natacha Rambova wrote: Billy Coffey has quickly become one of my favorite authors along the lines of Neil Gaiman and Ray Bradbury ever since being introduced to his work via The Devil Walks in Mattingly last year. His poetic writing and dialogue pattern hypnotically pull the reader in to many genres: drama, tragedy, horror ... When Mockingbirds Sing ~ Billy Coffey

Natacha Rambova's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/7 BookLouver wrote: This story in itself, is beautiful, but also has an amazing narrative which makes the book becomes a piece of art. The descriptions are poetic, but without boring the reader, besides the characters have quirks that make you love them. The central message is faith, and although the whole book revolved ... Brilliant writing but a bitterwseet ending

BookLouver's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/4 Chrystal Mahan wrote: uthor Billy Coffey has the trademark of ambiguity throughout his novels; which works well for him. “When Mockingbird Sings,” Coffey’s latest release follows the same theme. Leah is a child from Away who has an invisible friend named Rainbow Man. Sadly; Leah has been isolated from friends, family ... Mockingbirds Sing

Chrystal Mahan's Rating:

4 Stars