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Falling Free

Falling Free Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted

By Shannan Martin
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.03 Stars

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On 3/22 Rosie wrote: I was really excited to read Falling Free by Shannan Martin. I started reading it during a time when I was struggling. A time where I felt broken. It sounded like an inspirational story about how a woman found peace after losing her perfect life. I tried really hard to enjoy the book, the message and ... Book Review: Falling Free by Shannan Martin

Rosie's Rating:

1 Stars

On 3/14 Martha Kimball wrote: You guys. I am so terribly behind on posting a review for this book and I feel awful about it because IT IS SUCH AN INCREDIBLE BOOK! It deserved a really great, lengthy, shining blog post a long time ago. I received it last fall when it released and read it within a week or so. Honestly it was maybe ... Falling Free

Martha's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/3 Ashley Angell wrote: It’s taken me a while to finish this book, but it was so good. The author writes about when God asked them to do what seems almost unthinkable in today’s society. Her husband had a great job, they were living their dream in the middle of “God’s country”, and everything seemed perfect. But then ... Book Review - Falling Free

Ashley's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/20 Mary Potter Kenyon wrote: Her writing style is so beautiful, so why couldn't I finish this book? She only gave glimpses into why she and her husband ended up selling their country home and moving to a place they felt God calling them to. The explanation isn't there. Instead platitudes and Bible verses thrown out, without any ... lovely writing style, but leaves much to be desired

Mary Potter Kenyon's Rating:

2 Stars

On 2/17 Kim Wells wrote: "The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small." - Mother Teresa I loved this book more than I expected to. I'm always wary when I pick up a book from an unknown author. I appreciate excellent writing and, because I read so many books, I have pretty high expectations ... This book will stay with you - and you will be so grateful

Kim's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/10 SandraTWP wrote: I’ve written before about my appreciation of heartfelt, brutally honest books about living a life well when it’s something that was never expected. When I saw Falling Free, and reading that it was in a similar vein, I picked it up. And then I set it aside. Because, I’m a coward. Because I am living ... Falling Free

SandraTWP's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/15 cathyb wrote: Falling Free by Shannan Martin Falling Free by Shannan Martin is a book that'll make you think about what your life is meant to be. Shannan and her husband had everything they wanted: good government jobs, a house on 6 acres in the country, 3 children (maybe adopted but certainly well loved), a ... Falling Free by Shannan Martin

cathyb's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/9 Silkfest wrote: I actually chose to review this book for my wife to read. Instead I ended up reading the first chapter and was unable to put it down and so, decided to read it for myself. This is a story about Shannan Martin and her family and how she ended up being rescued from the life she always wanted. It makes ... This book will make you laugh and cry at the same time

Silkfest's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/9 Diane Kinney wrote: Let's take what we know about obedience and turn it upside down.  Shannon Martin opens our eyes to what true obedience really is, how it is fleshed out in real life.  It's not comfortable, easy, or happy-go-lucky.  It's difficult.  It's scary.  It's messy.Shannon shares her journey ... Falling Free

Diane's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/8 Zachary_Houle wrote: Reading and reviewing Shannon Martin’s Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted makes me feel like a bad Christian. Not just because it seems to me that Martin is a stand-up person, and I just can’t make her cut for Godliness. (I skipped church today — strike one — to work ... Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted

Zachary_Houle's Rating:

2 Stars