Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Every Good and Perfect Gift

In her first novel, Sharon K. Souza gives us a wonderful story of a friendship that stands the test of time. In Every Good and Perfect Gift, Gabby stands beside her friend Dee and supports Dee’s decision to have a baby. Although she’s fast approaching the end of her child bearing years, and she and Gabby made a pact to have no children, Dee wants a child. Written in first person, the story is told by Gabby and takes the reader on a journey that won’t be forgotten soon. As the two women experience the ups and downs of trying to have a baby, their friendship is tested to the limit. When Gabby is willing to make a sacrifice for her friend, the miracle happens and Dee is pregnant, but that only increases the problems Dee still has to face. Sharon has created characters who are full of life, and will keep you reading as they go through one of life’s toughest challenges.