This book came recommended by two family members, so I had to read it. The main character is a young girl named Jenny who lives with her sister and her parents in the 1950s. Her sister Jean is about to go off to secretarial school, and she's afraid of being left to face their father alone. But then one day, Jenny Blake finds a penny and picks it up, a decision that causes a chain of events that change the course of the rest of her summer and maybe even her life.
The characters were all portrayed very realistically, and you always felt the pain or triumph of the main character. A great story of love, especially of Christ's love and it's power to renew and change us for the better.
Great read, definitely a tearjerker. Story of a girl in an abusive home and how her life changes after finding a penny. Will look for more by this author.
This was a lovely story that seems to depict the life of author Joyce Meyer very closely. I especially enjoyed the spiritual aspect of it: that God loves us, wants good things for us, and miracles do occur.
This is the very best fiction book I've read in years!!! I highly recommend this to anyone, Christian or none.
The Penny will bring tears to your eyes and you will cry your heart out one minute and laugh your head off the next.
This is one of the best books I have read in a long time. I couldn't put it down. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry. I hope Joyce comes out with another book of this caliper!!!