Reading Wednesday

Book Review Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

I hope you saw my review two weeks ago of Leif Enger’s book Virgil Wander. Gosh I loved that book and was very intrigued to read more by this author.

If you loved Ordinary Grace, you will love Peace Like a River.

Written in 2001, Peace Like a River is the story of Reuben Land and his family and their small town life. Once again Enger’s character development is perfection, as we fall quickly in love with Reuben, his brother Davy, sister Swede and father Jeremiah – a miracle worker in Reuben’s mind.

The family finds itself on a cross-country trek in search of outlaw brother Davy, after a murder takes place. The journey include miracles and adventure and tests the family’s faith to it’s core. Along the way the family will befriend strangers who touch their lives and find peace like a river in family, friends, love and faith.

A beautiful story that will make you want to keep reading beyond the end. A remarkable plot with striking and indelible characters you will cherish.

*****Five stars for Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

Read last week’s review of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.

My current read Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemm

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