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Rooms - James L. Rubart


Synopsis:
On a rainy spring day in Seattle, young software tycoon Micah Taylor receives a cryptic, twenty-five-year-old letter from a great uncle he never knew. It claims a home awaits him on the Oregon coast that will turn his world inside out. Suspecting a prank, Micah arrives at Cannon Beach to discover a stunning brand new nine-thousand square foot house. And after meeting Sarah Sabin at a nearby ice cream shop, he has two reasons to visit the beach every weekend.
When bizarre things start happening in the rooms of the home, Micah suspects they have some connection to his enigmatic new friend, Rick, the town mechanic. But Rick will only say the house is spiritual. This unnerves Micah because his faith slipped away like the tide years ago, and he wants to keep it that way. But as he slowly discovers, the home isn’t just spiritual, it’s a physical manifestation of his soul, which God uses to heal Micah’s darkest wounds and lead him into an astonishing new destiny.


©2010


My Opinion:
What a roller coaster of emotions this story took me on... I don't think there was an emotion I didn't feel at some point or another. That's how you know this was a terrific book!
On the flip side, it was so much like The Shack for me, that at times I got bored and felt like the same lessons were being taught. Where I wanted something different, it gave me a substantial amount of predictability, and where I wanted to be sure, the story changed and baffled me.
In the end, I'm inclined to let you know, you will enjoy this story, complete with it's quirks and quips. Though that is what will keep you interested.
(4/5)


~I received a copy from LibraryThing. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

Comments

  1. Great review. I have this one on my kindle and really do need to try it sometime.

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  2. This one felt way too clumsy for me, but I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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