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Names They Gave Us – enough against chaos? by Emery Lord (book review)
She did everything properly, all promises kept on her side of the bargain, but evidently God has other plans for her mom… Asked by her own parents to be counselor at a different camp, while Mom recovers at their family’s church camp just around the lakeshore – Lucy is angry at God for letting the cancer come back and at her boyfriend for ‘pausing’ their relationship for summer. If she can salvage even a scrap of comfort from working with little kids who spend the summer at Daybreak to escape terrible situations… This mid-May 2017 novel is stirring, honest, and powerful – faith isn’t always strong, past history is often …