Friday, April 6, 2012

The Seventeen Second Miracle

The Seventeen Second MiracleThe Seventeen Second Miracle by Jason F. Wright

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I've had a copy of The Seventeen Second Miracle (our April Book Club selection) sitting on my shelf for a couple of weeks. I was finishing up the Whitney Finalists first, and even though I've really liked most of Jason F. Wright's books, the thought of reading another book I didn't pick wasn't appealing.

But, I'm so happy that I picked it up and gave it a try. It is a touching story that I didn't want to put down.

Seventeen seconds changed Rex Connor's life forever. Although he almost couldn't deal with the tragedy, he was able to overcome the guilt and find and make miracles in the seconds of his life. His son Cole carries the message forward by teaching others about the Seventeen Second Miracles.

Although there is plenty of tragedy in this book, I love this type of story. It makes me want to be a better person, and to be more grateful for all of the miracles in my life.