Friday, November 27, 2009

The Heavenly Village

Author: Cynthia Rylant

First line: It is said that when people die, they travel to a place of Perfect Happiness, a place of Complete Ecstasy, a place called Heaven.

Why you should read this book: A strange little novel-in-short-stories, it describes the beautiful existence of angels-in-waiting in the Heavenly Village, a place halfway between heaven and earth where those not ready to move on can continue participating in human behavior. They may be waiting for those they left behind, atoning for mistakes of the past, or simply working to please their creator. Short, sweet, and non-denominationally Judeo-Christian, with uplifting bible quotes introducing each chapter.

Why you shouldn’t read this book: You find nothing less inspirational than bible quotes.

1 comment:

Cassandra Jade said...

Sounds like an interesting concept for a book. Thanks for sharing this review.