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McMahan has beautifully developed her characters in this special novel.
The story carries you through the turmoils and trials of the struggle of their lives, noticing the unexpected touching moments along the way.
It got a bit depressing after all sorts of bad things happened to the main character, but of course it all works out in the end.
The characters were well drawn, but the plot was a little predictable. The characters were very relatable and the dialogue was strong.Published 6 months ago by Sandra D. Perry
For me, this story of poor behavior was just more of the same unfortunate reflection of Kentucky. I will read her other books.Published 17 months ago by Adrienne McMahan
McMahan's novel Calling Home is a great read; it seems so real while you follow Shannon and Virginia through their compelling story. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Brian Harding
For anyone who lived the 70's, there are many fun details McMahan sprinkles throughout this book to vividly evoke related memories. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Carmen Bilton
It is a shame that Calling Home was apparently marketed primarily to women. This book is no chic lit. The plot was interesting and pulled me along. Read morePublished on October 19, 2012 by Jeffrey A. Wyatt
Calling Home is a very honest look at a very flawed family. Everybody has their demons, but these people seem to have more than their fair share. Read morePublished on October 3, 2012 by Dragonfly5
This novel is set in the late 1970s and early 1980s, so the time period was very interesting to me. The author captured so many of the little details of the time, the fashion and... Read morePublished on October 3, 2012 by Wild in Washington
I'm a recent grad and enjoied being able to read for pleasure, for the first time in a long time. I picked up this book at a friends house and read it at the beach. Read morePublished on August 23, 2012 by Sarahcrash
What a wonderful story! Although it took me a little while to get into it, once I did I could not put it down! Read morePublished on April 11, 2012 by Michele