Julia Chappell dreaded the phone call she'd been waiting for all morning. Lately, she'd had about all the turmoil she could take. Her older daughter — newly graduated from high school — lived on the edge of hysteria at the prospect of leaving her boyfriend when she headed for college. The other daughter, at sixteen, acted like she'd been chosen eternal queen of the universe. And Julia's husband, a youth minister for almost twenty years, suddenly wasn't sure he could relate to teens anymore. He was thinking about becoming a pastor. In a small town. In Wyoming. All that, on top of a surprise pregnancy, was almost more than Julia could handle. And now her doctor had ordered an ultrasound because something didn't seem right.Oh, yeah, this does have possibilities. Now I want to know what happens next in this complicated family. However, I got the book because I'd heard about it when I joined my first reading challenge, way back in 2007. (Read what I said about that in my Sunday Salon post this week.)
Gilion at Rose City Reader hosts Book Beginnings on Fridays.
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