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Saint Someday

(2013)
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Brigid Landry doesn't care much for God, but she does love the saints. And it's no wonder: the kind of God her stepfather emulates is a demanding, vindictive, abusive deity, while the saints understand the pain, longings, and loves of human life. But when she tries to escape her stepfather's tyranny by joining the convent, Brigid may be exchanging one kind of prison for another.

Life isn't turning out the way Brigid envisioned. She finds love only to lose it again, and she can't seem to get a grip on any kind of faith that will sustain her and bring her to a place of healing. Have the saints abandoned her? Or are they working behind the scenes, calling her to become one of them as they nudge her toward unobtrusive acts of love and compassion?

In the tradition of The Secret Life of Bees, The Lovely Bones, and The Rapture of Canaan, this is a coming of age story that you will remember for years to come. It's a haunting, lyrical, sometimes magical journey into the life of a young girl who becomes a woman - and a saint - without realizing it, just by going on with her ordinary life.

Genre: General Fiction

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Title: Saint Someday
Author(s): Penelope J Stokes
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