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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,625 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Karen Kingsbury Narrator: Barbara Caruso Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Forever Faithful Series Release Date: April 2002 ISBN: 9781436144537
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With more than a score of heartwarming novels to her credit, Karen Kingsbury is a bestselling inspirational author who captivates fans with her tales of triumph over personal tragedy. Halfway to Forever continues the story of Hannah Ryan, the grieving widow who found her way back to God in Waiting for Morning. As Hannah and her new husband Matthew confront obstacles while waiting to adopt a child, their best friends must cope with a devastating illness.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Emotional and well-written, this book seems to provide a first-hand glimpse at the struggles and successes each couple endures. Karen Kingsbury writes with warmth, endearing her believable characters to readers.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

  • Halfway to Forever has believable characters you care about. You’ll fell their tension, heartbreak, and joy. Karen Kingsbury sweeps readers right in. She really knows how to tell a story!”

    Randy Alcorn, author of The Ishbane Conspiracy

  • “Karen Kingsbury’s Halfway to Forever is an emotionally charged novel of heartache and hope. Keep the tissues handy.”

    Robin Lee Hatcher, author of Ribbon of Years

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sarah Byrd | 1/10/2014

    " What a wonderful ending to Kingsbury's trilogy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marren | 1/8/2014

    " An amazing account of a journey challenged by tribulations which tested everyone's faith. If you are going through a struggle and need some hope, read this book. You will not want to put it down, until the end. The book speaks of adoption, cancer, forgiveness, love, work and priority, prayer, faith...... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Terry | 1/8/2014

    " I really loved this book, and like Karen in her epilogue, I got really close to these characters. Had me in tears toward the end. I was so glad I borrowed this one to read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathleen | 1/6/2014

    " enjoyed this book-- "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jennifer HOot | 12/23/2013

    " I would suggest to this to every too! its a goood book to read:) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stacie | 12/20/2013

    " This book was really good. It hit close to my heart as I can relate to much of the experiences. The more I read of Karen Kingsbury the more I like her. I struggled with her at first but I guess it was just the series I was reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tiff | 12/4/2013

    " The last in the Forever Faithful series, continues with the story of Tanner & Jade. Story about love & faith. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Teresa Parker | 11/26/2013

    " also read Aug 2006 "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Valerie | 11/21/2013

    " Beautiful message that God loves us and has His hand in our lives. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kristine | 11/11/2013

    " Two couples support each other during challenging personal crisis' and demonstrate the value of true Christian friendship. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Renee | 10/31/2013

    " Very nice ending to a trilogy "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 9/1/2013

    " I really liked this 3 book series. I enjoyed both of the first books as they each covered a different family/story and then the third tied the 2 families together. It was hard to put these down. Her books are such a fast easy read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ruth | 7/27/2013

    " All I can say is God is good! What a remarkable writing showing God's grace and goodness. Prayers are powerful! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Charity U | 5/15/2013

    " My favorite of the series -- great book! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Becca | 5/10/2013

    " I really enjoyed the way that the author tied the stories of the two families (from the first two books) together... great read! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 5/8/2013

    " Very tough story line. A good testimony of Faith in the midst of very tough circumstances. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Janet Meeks | 4/25/2013

    " I just love the story of Tanner & Jade. This was a good read. I'm glad I finished the series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Donna | 2/1/2013

    " This book was the sequel to Moment of Weakness. It was very good - get your tissues if you plan on reading it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shannon Black | 12/6/2012

    " Keep the Kleenex box clos by!! The first 2 books in the series are ***** as well!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marie | 4/21/2012

    " Keeps your interest! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bridget | 12/25/2011

    " I really enjoyed this series. It was hard to put down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen Mitchell | 11/25/2011

    " Last book of the 3 book series. Not as good AA the first 2, but still worth the read because of the authors talent! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristie | 9/13/2011

    " This one was very sad. Cried several tears off & on throughout it. A good finisher to the series, though. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kaylen | 6/5/2011

    " This was my favorite book ever...I <3 it!!!!!! There was so much to learn it was awesome and very sweet!!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Hillary | 3/2/2011

    " I found this book really hard to enjoy. It was difficult to watch these characters go through even more drama with their lives after already facing so much in the previous two books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pam | 2/1/2011

    " I totally love Karen Kingsbury, and this book didn't disappoint me. I LOVED how she portrayed God's faithfulness and care in the lives of the characters in this book. Have a box of tissues handy when reading this book, though. :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pam | 1/13/2011

    " I totally love Karen Kingsbury, and this book didn't disappoint me. I LOVED how she portrayed God's faithfulness and care in the lives of the characters in this book. Have a box of tissues handy when reading this book, though. :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stacie | 8/27/2010

    " This book was really good. It hit close to my heart as I can relate to much of the experiences. The more I read of Karen Kingsbury the more I like her. I struggled with her at first but I guess it was just the series I was reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 volleyball.lover.km | 1/15/2010

    " This was my favorite book ever...I <3 it!!!!!! There was so much to learn it was awesome and very sweet!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Terry | 7/7/2009

    " I really loved this book, and like Karen in her epilogue, I got really close to these characters. Had me in tears toward the end. I was so glad I borrowed this one to read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Donfp | 2/28/2009

    " This book was the sequel to Moment of Weakness. It was very good - get your tissues if you plan on reading it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ruth | 10/1/2008

    " All I can say is God is good! What a remarkable writing showing God's grace and goodness. Prayers are powerful! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tiff | 9/29/2008

    " The last in the Forever Faithful series, continues with the story of Tanner & Jade. Story about love & faith. "

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About the Author
Author Karen Kingsbury

Karen Kingsbury is a #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than fifty inspirational novels. She has written many successful series and standalone books, including the 9/11 series, Oceans Apart, Between Sundays, the Women of Faith series, and a number of children’s books. Her book Like Dandelion Dust was made into an award-winning movie in 2009, receiving awards from the Las Vegas International Film Festival, the San Diego Film Festival, New York VisionFest, and others. Dubbed by Time magazine as the “Queen of Christian Fiction,” Kingsbury has been a featured guest on the Today show and appeared in many publications, including USA Today. Aside from being an author, Kingsbury is also a songwriter; in 2009, she cowrote the song “Walls” with Richie McDonald and has written a song for Marie Osmond called “Tell Me to Breathe.”

About the Narrator

Barbara Caruso, winner of twenty-two Earphones Awards for narration, is an accomplished actress and critically acclaimed audiobook narrator. A graduate of London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she was a featured player in the Royal Shakespeare Company. She has played starring roles on Broadway and in theaters across the country. She won the Alexander Scourby Reader of the Year Award for her performances of young adult fiction and has more than one hundred audiobook narrations to her credit. She has won twenty-two AudioFile Earphones Awards.