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Book Club: “Waiting for Mr. Right”

Hi Project Inspired book clubbers!

In October we are going to have some reading fun! If you haven’t already heard, our reading selection of the month is…drum roll, please…Waiting for Mr. Right!

Waiting for Mr. Right is the first novel in a three-book “Mr. Right” series by Lisa Raftery and Barbara Precourt. It’s about a college freshman named Julia who grew up in a Christian home and now puts her faith to the test as she dreams of meeting her very own Prince Charming. I know from all the relationships posts on Project Inspired that most of you do, too. And I have to admit, it felt like I waited forever (and waded through a few frogs) before I finally met my King (Jesus) and fell in love with my very own prince (my husband Eric). So don’t worry, girls–in God’s perfect timing, your fairy tale life will unfold!

In the meantime, we can laugh together and maybe even cry a little as we relate to the trials and troubles Julia experiences when she gets impatient and gives her heart to Mr. Wrong instead of Mr. Right. It all starts when she heads off to college and decides to let her parents think she is living in a dorm–when she actually moves into a sorority house. That little lie and a few other secrets soon lead Julia way off the right path.

Okay, I won’t tell you any more, because I want you to read this month’s book and find out what happens for yourself. If you haven’t gotten your copy of Waiting for Mr. Right yet, you can order it here, or pick it up at your local Christian bookstore.

We introduced our book club back in August, and I hope you enjoyed reading I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist, by Norman Geisler and Frank Turek. It is one of the best books I’ve read explaining the argument for Christianity to nonbelievers and debunking atheists’ beliefs. We just wrapped up September’s book, Pilgrim’s Progress, and although I’ve read this classic before, I got a lot out of following Christian’s journey once again to the Celestial City. It is truly one of my favorite books.

We want everyone to join us in our monthly Book Club, so starting in October we’ll be posting questions and comments in the forum each week, and you can too! We’ll also post an interview with one of the authors, so you can get some exclusive insights into the story and why the authors wanted to write these books. Then we’ll wrap up at the end of the month in my Live Video Chat, where I’ll answer some of your questions about the book and tell you what I thought about Julia, her decisions, and how they relate to our lives today. Even though this month’s selection is fiction, the lessons Julia learns are important ones for all of us.

So join us in reading Waiting for Mr. Right. Ready, set …read!

Love to all my gorgeous girls,

Nicole

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12 Comments

  1. dorijustkeepswimming

    Posted by dorijustkeepswimming on November 8, 2012 at 20:07

    looks like a great book but i cant seem to find it at my library :/

  2. Project Inspired

    Posted by lovelysteph18 on October 5, 2012 at 01:58

    I JUST purchased the book “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist.” I know I’m a little slow on the process, but I can’t wait to start reading!

  3. Project Inspired

    Posted by Kayla Nichole on October 4, 2012 at 09:17

    The book should arrive here any day 😀

  4. pinkgodlover

    Posted by pinkgodlover on October 4, 2012 at 08:05

    i will definitely read the book/books but i don’t think i can buy the book

  5. alaina.joanne

    Posted by alaina.joanne on October 3, 2012 at 16:24

    I’m so excited to start reading the books! I ordered them from Barnes and Noble and they are set to come tomorrow 🙂

  6. soccersk8r14

    Posted by soccersk8r14 on October 3, 2012 at 09:58

    i got the book yestureday!:)

  7. lotr1997

    Posted by lotr1997 on October 3, 2012 at 06:03

    I would highly recommend looking into Lisa T. Bergren’s Rive of Time series for the book club Nichole! It is AWESOME!

  8. Paris

    Posted by Paris on October 2, 2012 at 23:08

    Sounds like this book is really good. Wish I could buy it!

  9. Project Inspired

    Posted by k.l on October 2, 2012 at 16:08

    Cool! Sounds really interesting, where can I get the book? I think I’ll take a look at my church library… But if its not there I don’t know where else I could look for it without buying it.

  10. Project Inspired

    Posted by hannah1234 on October 2, 2012 at 14:00

    oh sorry i meati you o want t fogive but on’ want to tell them can you askGod to do itfor yu.

  11. Project Inspired

    Posted by hannah1234 on October 2, 2012 at 13:57

    if you don’t want to forgive someone but you don’t want to tell them can you just ask God to tell them? please answer me someone i really need some advice.

  12. graciousgrace101

    Posted by graciousgrace101 on October 2, 2012 at 10:43

    What a great idea! I’m new to this sight, but pretty much everything I’ve read, I’ve fallen in love with! I’ve been reading a lot of purity books lately and am really growing closer to God and my walk with Him is getting stronger. I don’t know as I’m going to read this book yet, but I’ll stay updaited. 🙂