• Rachel Penate

BEYOND THE POINT by Claire Gibson

Updated: Apr 10



STARS

★★★★.5 / 5 (Standard)

★★★★/ 5 (Mama Scale)

SUMMARY

Literary Fiction following three female West Point grades — their time at West Point, their enduring friendship, and the hardships that ensue after graduating.


REVIEW

I thought this was just going to be an interesting narrative about the women of West Point... instead, I was gifted with a beautiful tale about the enduring love of friendship.⁣ ⁣ Claire Gibson crafted a story that was so captivating, so real, and so raw. Not only did she uniquely weave together the story lines of three very different women, she also did so in a way that allowed Faith to be a central theme. Not cheesy Christianity — but real hard struggling to understand Christianity. The only kind that is real. ⁣ ⁣ So, thank you Claire Gibson for not shying away from the hard stuff. Thank you for crafting characters who are real and relatable — women I’d share a bottle of wine and the crosses of life with any day. ⁣ ⁣

Overall, one of my favorite books of the year!

RECOMMENDED?

100% to anyone who loves a good character driven story that is both extremely real and beautifully classy. ⁣


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