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12 Days in Africa

12 Days in Africa A Mother's Journey

By Lisa Sanders
Published by WestBow Press

Average Blogger Rating: 3.93 Stars

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On 5/20 James Pate wrote: 12 Days in Africa is about Lisa Sanders’ time in Uganda. She talks about the people she met and the experiences that she had, both happy and sad. At times, the book contains first-person testimonies by people in Uganda who were helped by an organization. Children received an education, for example, ... Book Write-Up: 12 Days in Africa

James' Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/12 Nathan Albright wrote: Although this book is a short one, it manages to combine a lot of elements that make it a warm and compelling and deeply personal read. If you want to get a proper set of expectations for this book, going into it, picture part humorous travelogue [1], part infomercial for the author's organization, ... Book Review: 12 Days In Africa

Nathan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/7 SK Bell wrote: We say all the time we’d like to visit the children we sponsor through Compassion International someday. Right now we sponsor a boy in Uganda, and then of course we sponsor Ayingeneyein Rwanda through this blog. 12 Days in Africa by Lisa Sanders talks about her 12 days spent visiting Uganda through ... Book Review: 12 Days in Africa by Lisa Sanders

SK Bell's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/28 Heather Fineisen wrote: This is a quick yet inspiring read about the author's 12 day trip to Uganda with her son and Church group and how it impacted her life. This isn't flowery prose but heartfelt narration and stories from various participants. Lisa is a board member for the organization that she represented and she lets ... 12 Days in Africa

Heather's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/5 Ms M wrote: I received a free ecopy of this book from Book Look Bloggers in exchange for an honest review. Anticipating the "empty nest syndrome" with son, Trent, away at university and son, Blake, heading off the following year, Lisa Sanders begins praying about what she might do by way of serving God and making ... 12 Days in Africa by Lisa Sanders

Ms M's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/26 Via Bella wrote: Amazing inspiring story. Easy read and is written to be a personal mother's journey to find out a new love of hers-- though needs further editing-- read with an open heart and mind and be changed by a beautiful world experience. I now would like to go and experience all parts of the world. I always ... 12 Days in Africa Book Review

Via Bella's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/29 Jen wrote: In the book "12 Days in Africa" Lisa travels to Uganda, Africa with her youngest son Blake, on a mission trip. She wants to make the most of the time she has with her son Blake before he goes off to college. During their 12 days in Africa, Lisa and Blake experienced some highs and lows. One of the stories ... "12 Days in Africa, A Mother's Love" By Lisa Sanders

Jen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/13 Kristi King-Morgan wrote: In this book, Lisa and her 17-year-old son Blake traveled to Africa on a mission trip. Lisa starts the book with a snapshot of where she is in life. "Empty Nest" syndrome kicking in due to her oldest son leaving for college, and her youngest son soon to be leaving. She feels the need to go on an adventure. I ... I give it three stars, not for content but for lack of editing

Kristi's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/2 germanjuls wrote: 12 Days in Africa is a memoir of a mother's journey with her teenage son to Uganda. While there, she experienced grief, suffering, and a simplicity that would change her life forever. From the joy she felt holding a little girl's hand to the anguish of holding a dying boy, Lisa shares it all. While ... 12 Days in Africa

germanjuls' Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/25 Amy Lowery wrote: Book Description::  Lisa traveled to Uganda with her teenage son on a 12 day mission trip. In an orphanage her world view abruptly changed as she held a shivering, emaciated little boy who lay dying of malaria. This experience and others while on the trip were so profound that she is compelled to ... Book Review - 12 Days In Africa

Amy 's Rating:

3 Stars