[[ Reading ]] ➷ Godshot Author Chelsea Bieker – Vejega.info

[[ Reading ]] ➷ Godshot Author Chelsea Bieker – Vejega.info Drought Has Settled On The Town Of Peaches, California The Area Of The Central Valley Where Fourteen Year Old Lacey May And Her Alcoholic Mother Live Was Once An Agricultural Paradise Now It S An Environmental Disaster, A Place Of Cracked Earth And Barren Raisin Farms In Their Desperation, Residents Have Turned To A Cult Leader Named Pastor Vern For Guidance He Promises, Through Secret Assignments, To Bring The Rain Everybody Is Praying For Lacey Has No Reason To Doubt The Pastor But Then Her Life Explodes In A Single Unimaginable Act Of Abandonment Her Mother, Exiled From The Community For Her Sins, Leaves Lacey And Runs Off With A Man She Barely Knows Abandoned And Distraught, Lacey May Moves In With Her Widowed Grandma, Cherry, Who Is Concerned With Her Taxidermy Mice Collection Than Her Own Granddaughter As Lacey May Endures The Increasingly Appalling Acts Of Men Who Want To Write All The Rules, And Begins To Uncover The Full Extent Of Pastor Vern S Shocking Plan To Bring Fertility Back To The Land, She Decides She Must Go On A Quest To Find Her Mother, No Matter What It Takes With Her Only Guidance Coming From The Romance Novels She Reads And The Unlikely Companionship Of The Women Who Knew Her Mother, She Must Find Her Own Way Through Unthinkable CircumstancesPossessed Of An Unstoppable Plot And A Brilliantly Soulful Voice, Godshot Is A Book Of Grit And Humor And Heart, A Debut Novel About Female Friendship And Resilience, Mother Loss And Motherhood, And Seeking Salvation In Unexpected Places It Introduces A Writer Who Gives Flannery O Connor S Gothic Parables A Californian Twist And Who Emerges With A Miracle That Is All Her Own

10 thoughts on “Godshot

  1. Emily May Emily May says:

    It hurts Get used to it, she said Women have a long history of sufferingHow to describe this book well, it s a book about women and girls About mothers and daughters, and the often difficult relationships between them about what it is to love so deeply a mother who has failed yo

  2. Meredith Meredith says:

    4.25 stars Be filled with gratitude, ladies You ve been Godshot On the surface, Godshot appears to be about a cult While the cult is a huge part of the storyline, this is really a book about mothers and daughters, loneliness, friendship, and love.14 year old Lacey May Herd is a true belie

  3. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    Going hiking will gather my thoughts and return to review soon But yikes I lost HOURS of sleep will need to nap later I m back Incredible thought provoking moving affecting read Penetrating Razor sharp Disturbing Edgy Repressive Terrifying Scintillating..transformative..and painful depths of sadnes

  4. Karen Karen says:

    4.5A really good first novel There is a drought going on in Peaches, California.There is also a religious cult in that town, led by Pastor Vern.14 yr old Lacey and her alcoholic mother, well..actually her whole family are members of this cult.Her mother abandons her, she s stuck in this cult.Pastor Vern come

  5. Brenda - Traveling Sisters Book Reviews Brenda - Traveling Sisters Book Reviews says:

    I decided to request this one after seeing a few reviews from my friends and dived into it right away, looking for a deep connection to a story and the characters I started to get a little worried about the way it started and wondered what I got myself into I hung in there and was rewarded with an unquie look at the b

  6. Jenna Jenna says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here What I liked about this book The publisher s blurbWhat I disliked about this book Everything elseI don t usually rate a book that I DNF but will make an exception with this one Why 1 Because it s just so god awful that it doesn t deserve its high ra

  7. Elle Elle says:

    I m absolutely one of those people who judges a book by its cover, for better or for worse This is going to be one of those covers that either draws people in or repels them away Something about the unapologetic use of glimmering, gold glitter and the evocation of God on the title is going to be too captivating for some to ignore It almo

  8. Cheri Cheri says:

    NOW AVAILABLE Take a deep breath before you begin reading this dark, dazzling and deliciously entrancing novel, for it won t be long before you ll holding your breath in anticipation of what lies waiting in Peaches, California for youTo have an assignment, Pastor Vern said, you had to be a woman of blood You had to be a man of deep voice and Adam

  9. Jilly Jilly says:

    I can t do this right now It s not the right time for something this deep, moving, and full of pain Yes, the writing is amazing I could see this being a HUGE book because of how it grips you But, the hell in a handbasket ride is taking all of my focus right now and the last thing I need is for Debbie Downer to jump in my handbasket with me.Maybe I will pick

  10. Esil Esil says:

    3.5 starsThis is not the first time recently that I came around to liking a book by the time I finished it Godshot takes place in Peaches, California There is a terrible drought in Peaches, and many of its residents are in the grip of a cult led by Vern, who promises that the drought will end if the members of the cult do his bidding His idea of what the members shou

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