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  • Posted February 14, 2009

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    The Ring of Truth

    One of the highest compliments I can give a book is that of authenticity -- everything about this book, from its dialogue to its situations to its descriptions, rang true. That's no small task to accomplish for an author who is dealing with multiple points of view and is able to reach deep into the soul of both a troubled woman who has lost a daughter to a dreaded disease and also into the turmoil of the thoughts of a teenager who has just discovered she was switched at birth and now must live with that woman and her other children. If good fiction causes "the willing suspension of disbelief," then this qualifies because Debbie Fuller Thomas completely captured my attention by sympathetically portraying the feelings of two very different people with sensitivity and insight.<BR/><BR/>Latayne C Scott<BR/>www.latayne.com<BR/>novelmatters.blogspot.com

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 9, 2009

    Wonderful!

    This is the type of story I hunt for, pray for, and read voraciously. Thomas has taken a premise, babies switched at birth, and made it into a delicious story of unconditional love and grace. Marty has recently buried a beloved daughter, a victim of a genetic disease. Andie, her true biological daughter and owner of deep grief, returns to her unwillingly. Inch by hard-won inch, they move toward one another. Congratulations, Debbie, on writing such a beautiful story.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2008

    Fabulous Debut!

    This is the kind of fiction that grabs you and won¿t turn loose. From the moment I met the hopeful Marty and the defensive Andie, Thomas had me enthralled. I particularly liked how she let each of them tell the story from their own point of view. As in life, nothing is as clear cut as it seems. People misunderstand each other¿s motives, feelings are hurt, progress is made and lost and made again. In Tuesday Night at the Blue Moon, Thomas introduces us to two families who are both dealing with tragic loss. How they finally turn to God, and each other, to move forward and find healing is a journey well worth taking. I was entertained and moved and I anxiously await the next novel from this talented author.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2013

    Darkheart

    He ate a mouse then gave her one
    ((Have fun))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2013

    Silentfeather

    (Txs :)) Silentfeather grinned and ate the mouse quickly. "Its cold" she whispered...slightly pressing against him

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  • Posted February 16, 2013

    a good read

    Did she make the right choice? Did she have any other options? What would you do? Life is not fair. A good story line and good read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    Good read

    I was unable to really relate to any of the characters and felt that the plot was spread a little thin. More of an explanation for characters and their behaviors would have been appreciated. But overall, decent story and easy read.

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  • Posted February 8, 2013

    Worth reading

    While I found some parts of this book to be a bit unrealistic as a whole I enjoyed the story and the characters. Definitely worth reading once.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2013

    Haley to Harmony

    Sorry I wasnt on yesterday was busy and me and my parents are cleaning the house today

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2013

    Kentaro

    (Srry had to leave for the weekend) my MAIN animal form is normaly either a large black tom with grey blue eyes or a white tiger with grey stripes and sky blue eyes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2013

    Very realistic what if

    A mother's nightmare.....babies switched at birth. You don't find out until the child you have loved and raised is found to have a fatal genetic disease. How do you handle this? Very realistic. I enjoyed this book very much. I recommend for readers aged fifteen and up. Well edited. No sex, cursing, blood and gore. About 300 pages. This book is life as people live it, not rich or famous or extremly successful, but struggling to make ends meet, making mistakes, loving their famlies and facing each day and obstacles as they arise. Just like the rest of us.

    AD

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2013

    Mya

    A horse with flaming hooves mane and tail. Gallops around. Her crimson pelt ablaze

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2013

    Roon

    Ill be on later!

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2008

    A Great New Voice in Christian Fiction

    Every mother's nightmare becomes reality when two girls are switched at birth in Tuesday Night at the Blue Moon. Debbie Thomas has captured the emotions of the major players, from the mother whose daughter is returned to her after the death of the girl she thought was her daughter to the girl whose world has been turned upside down in the switch. Compelling from start to finish.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2008

    Renewal Out Of Loss

    Tuesday Night At The Blue Moon is a pleasant surprise. Debbie Fuller Thomas took an old story, babies switched at birth, and turned it into a tender saga. Opening the book was like reading from two journals telling of the same situations. For someone like me who loves multiple point of views, this book was a pleasure to read. Tragedy rarely births hope, and for Marty Winslow and Andrea Lockhart tragedy had hit hard. Marty lost her thirteen-year-old daughter to a genetic disease. The very disease led to the discovery that Ginger could not have been her daughter and she was switched in the hospital. Andrea lost her parents to a fire in a hotel in Mexico. Now circumstances bring these two together. Marty gains custody of her true daughter and Andrea must leave her grandparents and the only home she's ever known. The story unfolds chapter by chapter and draws the reader into the hearts of each character. You will find yourself wanting them to just give up their battles and run to each other in love. The Blue Moon Drive-in as old fashioned as it can be becomes a place of healing and redemption for a family suffering loss and seeking a future. I recommend this book.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    This is a deep five tissue box tearjerker.

    The last two years have been very rough for Marty Winslow and her family. Her daughter Ginger died from Niemann-Pick disease, which makes no sense since neither of her parents are carriers. Ginger could not have been their biological daughter affirmed by a blood and DNA test that proved conclusively she belonged to another family as a second mother gave birth at the hospital that same night as Marty did. That child Andie is given into the custody of Marty because her parents died and she was prohibited from moving into her grandparents¿ senior citizen trailer home community.----------------- It is not easy for Andie to move in with her biological mother and her two biological sisters, who are all strangers to her. The oldest sister Deja resents her and the younger sibling Winnie tries too hard to welcome her. Each misbehaves in their own way and Marty tries to cope with bringing her three daughters into a family unit.------------------ All of the major characters are feeling a lot of anguish and pain inside their hearts how each copes lifts this memorable work from being an ordinary soap opera and overcomes the stigma of insuring no rivals for the parenting of Andie. She especially struggles with going to a stranger even if she shares DNA with that woman as she refuses to accept her grandparents are realistic as they know they are to old to care for her although they love her this adds to her feeling of being alone even with two sisters and a mom who insists she is not a replacement for Ginger. This is a deep five tissue box tearjerker.-------- Harriet Klausner

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