Tuesday, October 6, 2009

If Only You Knew

If Only You Knew
by Mags Storey

This month, CFRB presents If Only You Knew by Mags Storey.
Mags does a great job of giving you just enough information about her characters to keep you wondering. At one point or another you question the true character of just about everyone.

Jo's summer begins with no job, no friends, and some memories of a terrible accident she witnessed last year. Sounds depressing, huh? Not for long. She soon meets her new best friend and a gorgeous guy all in one day. Things start looking up, but the memory of what happened and the fact that no one is willing to talk about it or even seems to know about it keeps bothering her. I recommend reading this book to find out just how Mags keep you on the edge of your seat wanting to know the answer yourself.

What I like best about this book is that it is from the perspective of someone who finds Christ. Seeing the struggle to give over everything to Christ refreshed my own experience in my mind as I'm sure it will for you, as well. I found myself not wanting to put it down waiting for that moment to happen. It also addresses some real issues for today's Christian teen such as dating and friendship and worship. I hope you all enjoy this book as much as I did!

About the Book:
Jo's summer is off to a good start when she meets Kevin, an amazingly attractive guy, and Sam, her soon- to-be best friend, on the same day. Now she only needs a job, future plans, and a few goals for her life. No big deal, right?

As if that’s not enough, Jo would like to know why no talks about the horrible accident she witnessed last summer. But as much as she wants to know the truth, someone else wants to keep it a secret. Can she handle creepy stalkers, death threats, and her crazy love life without losing control?

For Jo, unravelling the mystery and piecing her life together will mean discovering if God really listens – and if he cares enough to answer.

About the Author:
Mags Storey is a writer, editor, and journalist. Born in Canada, she spent her childhood living as a missionary in the Middle East before studying journalism at Ryerson in Toronto. She has written for various publications in the UK, USA and Canada, and is currently a correspondent with ChristianWeek. She now lives in Canada with her husband Mike and their two daughters. If Only You Knew is her debut novel.

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1 comment:

Lori (sugarandgrits) said...

Hey Julie ~

I can't wait to read this book. I've added it to my wish list. =)

~ Lori