I was thrilled when I first learned about this new series from Robin Jones Gunn. New friends, a new couple, and some familiar faces (namely Christy Miller Spencer and Sierra).
About the Book
Five young moms, including beloved Gunn character Christy Miller, gather to share meals and soon become unlikely best friends. The regular gatherings provide opportunities for the women to reveal their stories, and those life stories endear them to each other. They experience their lives naturally meshing as they raise their children together in community. In Becoming Us the group find ways to challenge, encourage, and help each other become the nurturing mothers they wished they’d had when they were growing up. They unite to be remembered for what they do as moms and not for what was done to them.
In My Opinion
This book deals with so, so many challenges women struggle with today—childrearing, familial relationships, marital relationships, and infertility to name a few—but what sets it apart is the way five women come together, share their burdens, and commit to pray and care for each other.
Though this is the first book in a new series, at times I did feel a bit disconnected or in the dark and am assuming it’s because I haven’t (yet) read the Christy and Todd Baby Years books.
However, I didn’t want my special time with Emily, Trevor, Audra, and the Daughters of Eve to end.
I’m not sure which I am clamoring for more in the next book—more time with Emily and her family or a further peek into Tess’s life.
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