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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

Lena Fleet left her small town home in Alabama after high school and never looked back. After a horrible thing happens to her as a teen, she makes a promise to God and she believes that if she holds ... Read full review

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User Review  - RidgewayGirl - LibraryThing

gods in Alabama tells the story of Arlene Fleet, who is living, happily enough, in Chicago having made a deal with God that if one event is kept a secret then she'll always tell the truth, give up ... Read full review

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User Review  - wareagle78 - LibraryThing

"There are gods in Alabama: Jack Daniel's, high school quarterbacks..." so starts Jackson's work Gods in Alabama. As a parent whose son's Alabama high school was featured in a national TV show ... Read full review

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User Review  - AnglersRest - LibraryThing

The very gentle story of Lena Fleet, who has made a promise with God. That she will stop sleeping with every boy she meets, move and not return to her home town and she will not tell lies, all she ... Read full review

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User Review  - jlapac - LibraryThing

I found this book to be extremely well written and very entertaining. Arlene lives happily in Chicago ignoring pleas from her family to return to Alabama for a visit. When she eventually does, she ... Read full review

Review: Gods in Alabama

User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

This was a quick and easy read. I was hooked from the very first line. She reeled me right in. I love the author's writing. This is my second novel that I have read that was written by her and I love ... Read full review

Review: Gods in Alabama

User Review  - Diane Barnes - Goodreads

I don't know why it has taken me so long to get around to reading one of Joshilyn Jackson's books, despite the fact that she has been highly recommended by people whose reading tastes I respect ... Read full review

Review: Gods in Alabama

User Review  - Sarah Weathersby - Goodreads

This was a book selected by one of my book clubs, and although it was not something I would have chosen, I did enjoy the read. Arlene (Lena) left Alabama ten years ago and vowed to never return. And ... Read full review

Review: Gods in Alabama

User Review  - Kat - Goodreads

Fffffffuck. This was one of my favorite books in high school, and I forgot how complex and gorgeous and funny and raw it is, especially about trauma and family and the compromises we make with ... Read full review

Review: Gods in Alabama

User Review  - Sidna - Goodreads

At the end of next month I am going to attend a literacy luncheon where Joshilyn Jackson is going to be one of the authors who will speak. Since I was not familiar with her work, I decided to read one ... Read full review


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