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The River

The River

By Michael Neale
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.03 Stars

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On 5/1 Jennifer wrote: This wonderful, inspiring story drew me in and grabbed my soul. I laughed and cried over it. The author says “The story I’m about to tell you is inspired by a collage of…happenings in my life…I believe you’ll find some of your story here as well.” As so often happens, one person’s story ... The River

Jennifer's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/16 Renee Spica wrote: Gabriel Clark is mysteriously drawn to The River, a ribbon of frothy white water carving its way through steep canyons high in the Colorado Rockies.  The rushing waters beckon him to experience freedom and adventure.But something holds him back-the memory of the terrible event he witnessed on The ... The River by Michael Neale ~ Book Review

Renee 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/7 April Young wrote: Thank you to Thomas Nelson for letting us review The River A Novel by Micheal Neale. This amazing narrative of Gabriel's life and powerful allegory of God. The River pulls you into the book as if you were there. It was well written and a refreshing story. The River is a easy read, ... THE RIVER BY: MICHEAL NEALE REVIEW

April's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/25 Charissa wrote: In his coming-of-age novel, The River, author Michael Neale tells of Gabriel Clarke and his sometimes literally tumultuous relationship with The River. Gabriel has suffered great loss at the hands of The River, yet feels a strange fascination with it. Neale explores love and loss, fear and courage, forgiveness ... Descent Young Adult Book

Charissa's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/1 Reuben Horst wrote: The River by Michael Neale is a novel I acquired a while ago because of a hype. Many employees of the publishing company had read it and very highly recommended it, so I thought I would give it a shot. While it wasn't at all a bad book, it was certainly a disappointment.The story starts out in the ... The River by Michael Neale

Reuben's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/22 amymaimee wrote: This book was ok. I was kind of bored by the end. It was predictable. I did enjoy that it involved white water rafting and it really made me want to move to Colorado (and get away from Kansas!) I didn't understand why they capitalized the word River all the time either, and it was a bit annoying. I'm ... Go to the River

amymaimee's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/18 T Riley wrote: Gabriel Clarke is mysteriously drawn to The River, a ribbon of frothy white water carving its way through steep canyons high in the Colorado Rockies. The rushing waters beckon him to experience freedom and adventure. But something holds him back—the memory of the terrible event he witnessed on The ... The River

T's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/12 cenneidigh wrote: Title: TheRiver Author:Michael Neale Review: I felt two things after reading The River; first I really wanted to go whitewater rafting, and two, this was a nice story.  Marketed under the banner of religious/inspirational literature it doesn’t really have that feel; at least not overtly.  ... Book Review - The River - Michael Neals

cenneidigh's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/8 emilyheinlen wrote: The main character of the book is drawn to this river, while, at the same time, he is terrified of it because of an event from his past when he was a child. In order to overcome his fear and claim his destiny, he has to reconcile what the river means to him with what he has thought about it all these ... The River by Michael Neale

emilyheinlen's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/19 Mary Pursselley wrote: Author: Michael NealeGenre: General FictionPublisher: Thomas NelsonPages: 287I have to admit, when I first picked up this book I was more than a little skeptical. I've read enough books that were backed by countless rave reviews to know that great reviews don't always mean a great book. Having read dozens ... The River

Mary 's Rating:

4 Stars