"inspirational contemporary women's Christian fiction"
Four women work in an office together. Michelle is summer,
acting hip as a means to keep people, especially men away
so that nobody can abuse her as has happened throughout
much of her life. Tonya is fall and her once solid belief
in the Lord is filled with doubts since the death of a son
and her trials and tribulations of single parenthood.
Delores is winter, presuming that her wealth and her
management position of being in charge at the office places
her above the other three, but her teenage granddaughter's
pregnancy and other troubles napalm her superiority
belief. Though beginning to tire and feel her mortality,
Miz Ida is the oldest, yet she is spring (and not winter)
because she can provide the guided path that can renew the
other trio and herself.
Will the four seasons find that their depressing woes can
be overcome with friendship, loyalty, and faith in God? Or
will one or more continue to believe their burden is
greater than that of Job?
Though the probable audience (readers of contemporary
women's Christian fiction) will think otherwise, this
reviewer found the footnotes distracting from an insightful
look at four women and the uplift from Pastor T.D. Jake's
strong sermon. The story line focuses on the characters
but also renders a deep and encouraging message interwoven
into the plot (except for the distract ions). Fans of
moral Christian novels will value COVER GIRLS for the book
is well written and heartening as Reverend Jakes affirms
that no one needs to be alone if they believe regardless of
the season of your life.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted July 24, 2003