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Great for a first time small group,
This review is from: The Chocolate Diaries: Secrets for a Sweeter Journey on the Rocky Road of Life (Paperback)
I just finished reading The Chocolate Diaries: Secrets for a Sweeter Journey on the Rocky Road of Life by Karen Scalf Linamen. It was a really quick and easy read. And it talked about chocolate. I love chocolate. And it talked about God. I love God more.
At times, the book was a little ADD for me, but then in the book the author said she had ADD, so then I understood. There were a lot of people stories - how various individuals overcame life's hurdles - which I liked. At the end of each chapter, there is a list of discussion questions and a chocolate recipe.
While the book itself didn't give me a whole lot to think about, what I am excited about is using this book as a starter study/discussion book for a women's small group. The Chocolate Diaries has a real "girlfriend" vibe and I can picture a small group of women, sitting around a living room, eating chocolate, discussing life's journey, laughing, crying and praying. The book is easy to read and very conversational, thus appealing to a wide variety of women (sorry guys, I just don't see you reading this).