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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,201 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: E. Lynn Harris Narrator: Peter Francis James Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Chauncey Greer is the owner of Cute Boy Card Company, a thriving company in Atlanta. As a teenager, he was a member of a popular boy band, but left in disgrace when word got out that he and his bandmate D were more than good friends. Chauncey is a free spirit, on the brink of forty with a body admired by both men and women. Not into being categorized, Chauncey’s been known to hook up with men and women, but now in the age of the “down low,” he’s found that women ask too many questions, so he’s just focusing on the fellas.

After one too many bad dates, Chauncey finds himself in church, where the minister’s message inspires him to follow his dream of a singing career once again. Although he’s lost touch with D, as he starts writing songs his thoughts inevitably turn to his former lover. Chauncey’s powerful performance at the church earns him a standing ovation and an invitation to participate in an upcoming revival. But Chauncey soon discovers that an ambitious fundamentalist preacher plans to use the revival to speak out against gays and gay marriage. Feeling angry and betrayed, Chauncey and other gay members of the church decide to take a stand against the church’s homophobia by staging a “Day of Absence” when all of the gay members and their friends and family stay home. Everything is going as planned... until D appears on the scene and Chauncey has to confront his past and make some hard decisions about his future.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jon O | 2/17/2014

    " I Say A Little Prayer is the second E. Lynn Harris's book I have read. The first being Just As I Am. I know there are many fans of Raymond's series with Just As I Am being the second book in the series. Frankly, I prefer I Say A Little Prayer. I was happy to know that this book was written from only one character's struggle - Chauncey, who has to face the problems associated with a love from his earlier life. This is better compared to Just As I Am, which alternated each chapter with two lead characters. Another thing that makes me prefer this book than Just is that it is less depressing. 'Just' deals with AIDS, and I don't read to feel depressed. However, I find 'Prayer' a little too fast at the end, where the twist in the story is a little too much for me to digest. There is no reason why Damien's wife's past is not known by many, if she is painted to be such. Or even the sudden switch of her wanting to be 'evil'. Although I read only the second book, I would prefer there would be no 'special guest star' from his other books. Lame. Other than that, I found myself looking forward to spending time with the book, eagerly turning the page to find out what would happen next. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by April Heinrich | 2/14/2014

    " umm, what to say. This book was a little strange. It wasn't bad, but I couldn't relate to any of the characters and their lives seemed a bit unrealistic. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Janee' | 1/30/2014

    " I love novels such as this one. Kept me interested the whole way thru. I was disappointed at the end. I expected a different ending "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bethany | 1/26/2014

    " fast read, entertaining. prose awkward at times, and often some characters felt a little too "perfect" - too stereotypical or unbelievable. but i see why he is a best seller. feels like cotton candy, this one did. I think I'll try to read "and this too shall pass" next. "

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