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User Review  - sparkleandchico - LibraryThing

This is just as bad as the male version "Wild at Heart" "The message of "Captivating" is this: Your heart matters more than anything else in all creation. The desires you had as a little girl and the ... Read full review

User Review  - Michele -

We started this book in our Ladies Bible study and all decided to discontinue the study. This book was very unbiblical. There are numerous quotations from literature, movies, and songs, yet very ... Read full review

User Review  - Karen -

I was very excited about receiving my 1st book called Captivating by John & Stasi Eldredge. It is a New York Times Bestseller. The cover is beautiful, a white vellum with gold accents, and it's very ... Read full review

User Review  - Stephanie -

I'm sorry to be a downer, but this book is full of shallow theology! The Eldredges completely take the focus away from God, the Creator of a woman's soul, and place far too much emphasis on satisfying ... Read full review

User Review  - Ronda -

I thought this would be a good book, but I was very disappointed. The use of Scripture at times didn't seem to fit the topic, the use of movies to demonstrate points was ineffective and I just ... Read full review

User Review  - Sherri Mcreynolds -

I really appreciated the style of writing and the extremely descriptive words in describing the attributes of a woman. Some of the scriptures shared really came to life in the context they were shared. Thank you for a very inspirational, healing book. Read full review

User Review  - AJ -

I wound up burning this book in my woodstove. This books relies on movies to justify their claims of "truth and revelation". It really twists scripture and contradicts scripture on several occasions ... Read full review

User Review  - Grace -

We studied this book in our ladies Bible study and I struggled from the start. It seemed to speak to about half of our group, but I found it too self-focused and not enough God focused. It is healthy ... Read full review

User Review  - Anne -

If this book were not claiming to be anything but a secular self-help book, I would still not recommend it because it is so poorly written.BUT,If you read the reviews that gave 3+ stars, many refer to ... Read full review

User Review  - Marie -

This was given to me trying to convert me to Christianity. It is demeaning to women. It's depressing. It's full of it. I hated this book, never even finished it. Read full review

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