Friday, September 26, 2008

Book Release: If Memory Serves

If Memory Serves by Vanessa Davis Griggs

African-American Christian Fiction

If Memory Serves

By Vanessa Davis Griggs

3 stars, MILD

ISBN 978-0-7852-1736-3

Memory Patterson is too cold, selfish and conniving for me to care about in the beginning of this third installment to the Trinity Series. I am impressed that Griggs made this story simpler than the others. She focused on fewer cast members. She toned down the preachy spots. However, adding the genealogy and family sub-plot changed the tone of the series, and made it too busy.

Elaine Robertson has conned her way into the wrong home. When she is invited to stay with the Landris family she thinks she has hit the jackpot. What she doesn’t bargain on is that the Landris’s knew her true identity. Even worse, the Landris’s know all her secrets, including the one that has her on the run. Will she allow her own self-condemnation to keep her from a family legacy she has never known?

Johnnie Mae Landris is determined to take Memory to Asheville where her mother, Sarah Fleming lives. But pregnancy complications not only alter her plans, but her and her husband Pastor Landris’s future. How will God see them through this test?(Dafina, 312pp, $15.00)

Reviewer,

Dee Stewart

4 comments:

LovelyBella73 said...

I'm going to purchase this for my mother.

Dee S. said...

Wow, that's nice.

Vanessa Davis Griggs said...

Thanks to those who read my books. I'm excited to announce that the audio rights have just sold for BLESSED TRINITY, STRONGHOLDS, and IF MEMORY SERVES so if you prefer audio books, this trilogy will be available in that version very soon. I have also signed another three book deal with Kensington/Dafina so there's more books in the pipeline to come.

God is good, and I truly give Him all the praise!

Vanessa Davis Griggs
www.VanessaDavisGriggs.com

Dee S. said...

Great news, Vanessa. Keep us posted, so that I can include in my book buzz syndicated column :)

Audiobooks did exceptionally well last year.

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