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I read this book because I had stumbled onto a piece on Jonestown that the author had written. I lived through some of the same time, and remember some of the same... Read morePublished 19 days ago by A. Marchant-Shapiro
As I read "Jesus Land," I kept asking myself whether it is possible that these events really happened. How could anyone subject a little girl and a little boy to such insanity. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Brian A. Foster
Two relatable teens, bonded as family suffer through nearly unbearable circumstances. This well written book is a journey through hell. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Farrah Wilder
Such a sad story but so well written! Hard to believe these people were "Christians"! Makes me feel lucky to have had such great parents!Published 1 month ago by mhall
A huge eye opener on hyper conservative religion, racism and abuse. I can't believe these types of reform schools ever existed. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lorena
This book is such an incredible tale of betrayal of trust by family. Julia Scheeres is a talented writer - she broke my heart with her story and invoked my own memories of growing... Read morePublished 2 months ago by JoAnna Wall
This book was brilliant for its portrayal of average children surviving the betrayal of their care givers. Parents who preached love, but gave only ugly disapproval. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Msr.