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The Prayer Box (Carolina Heirlooms, Bk 1)
The Prayer Box - Carolina Heirlooms, Bk 1
Author: Lisa Wingate
When Iola Anne Poole, an old-timer on Hatteras Island, passes away in her bed at ninety-one, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds herself charged with the task of cleaning out Iola's rambling Victorian house. Running from a messy, dangerous past, Tandi never expects to find more than a temporary hiding pla...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781414386881
ISBN-10: 1414386885
Publication Date: 9/1/2013
Pages: 385
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 33 ratings
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 26
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writerforchrist avatar reviewed The Prayer Box (Carolina Heirlooms, Bk 1) on + 154 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
One generation should teach the next. Sometimes that teaching isnt done in the traditional form of speaking and sometimes those words come to us in the form of letters never immediately intended to affect our lives.

Words are so powerful. Im constantly in awe of the potency they can have echoing down through the ages. Tandi has so much growing up to do in The Prayer Box. I couldnt help but be a bit frustrated with her at times, but to watch her mature and change into the woman she is called to be was a great part of the story. Done with subtlety and yet depth so you couldnt help but watch her blossom and deepen.

I really loved the letters shared throughout the entire book. It was the strong reason I choose to review the book and they didnt disappoint. They add a dimension to the story that takes the reader from the past to the present and back again.

Characters are compelling and interesting and the story flows with a sense of interest for this reader. If anything, the story itself might have been a bit drawn out and overlong, but the telling in and of itself is enjoyable and fulfilling.

This review is my honest opinion. Thanks to the publishers for my copy to review.
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reviewed The Prayer Box (Carolina Heirlooms, Bk 1) on + 13 more book reviews
The first part of the book was slow moving, I very rarely stop reading a book. And I am glad I kept reading this one. Once the story line was established and and characters introduced, it became a good book to read. Had it not been for the Iola's part in this book, I would not have enjoyed it. Her devotion to God and her anonymous gifts to those in need it heartwarming.
sophiesperspective avatar reviewed The Prayer Box (Carolina Heirlooms, Bk 1) on + 141 more book reviews
Accurate picture of the OBX community

I enjoyed the book for its strong (and accurate) depiction of the OBX/Hatteras Island community. The prayer box part itself wasn't as compelling as I expected, but all in all it's not a bad book.
maggysue avatar reviewed The Prayer Box (Carolina Heirlooms, Bk 1) on + 792 more book reviews
This is a wonderful story. I loved the descriptions by the author of the places and characters. I loved this book! Highly recommended!


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