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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,525 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Janette Oke Narrator: Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Seasons of the Heart Series Release Date: January 2007 ISBN: 9781455176687
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“I don’t know who was most excited that morning when the three of us hoisted packs on our backs and started off down the trail. Just before we disappeared from view of our yard, I turned for one more wave. You woulda thought we were marching off to war or something. I even saw Aunt Lou blow her nose on her white hankie. They all looked glad and sad at the same time—happy we were doing something we really wanted to do, anxious that everything would go all right, and a bit sad we were growing up.”

On the brink of manhood, Josh was facing important questions about life, about love, about himself…“I sure was having a time of it trying to sort out all these different ideas and feelings—maybe I should just go fishing!”

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth | 2/16/2014

    " It is about a boy, but has romanice. I don't really know if boys/guys would find it intersting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Danni | 2/9/2014

    " I liked this book. It was so wholesome. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shannon | 2/6/2014

    " As Joshua is still struggling with his relation with God he enter town school and find even more confussion about the place of God in his life. The teacher is teaching evolution and his lovely daughter who Joshua is falling in love with want him to realize that it wass childish to believe in God. Following even more lose in his family, Joshua need to deside what he does believe. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Christine | 1/7/2014

    " Ahhh...the trials of growing up. Not much has changed in a 100 years. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenifer | 12/31/2013

    " Fun, quick read. A real page turner. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michelle | 12/23/2013

    " good perspective of farm life--neat evolution vs. creation discussion "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Patricia Blinn mckay | 12/10/2013

    " Great book for pre-teens too! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 12/5/2013

    " Joshua learning to be a man. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Candice | 11/30/2013

    " This series just gets better, and better! I will be sad when its over! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Meadow | 6/25/2013

    " Another book in the Life of Josh Jones "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Margaret | 2/14/2013

    " Not as good as the first one, but still solid. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kassie | 9/21/2012

    " The continuation of the story of Josh and Aunt Lou and their loved ones. This one was tough for me, with the loss of a baby in it. Again, I was anxious to move to the next book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Suzi | 3/26/2012

    " I love this series the librarian told me they were really popular right now and I read this one in one day! I loved it, and now I am on to the next one in the series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cara | 2/23/2012

    " Josh is starting to grow up. He is interested in a girl, while at the same time struggling with his faith when tragedy strikes. The girl and her family don't believe in God, and Josh needs to figure out how that effects him. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Terri | 11/11/2011

    " This was my favorite(until i got to number 4) for so many reasons. Iread it in 2 days and when I had spare moments of thought it would come back to my mind wanting to know more of the story. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Leann | 8/26/2011

    " I love Janette Oke but I just could not get into these books. I think it's because it was from a boy's perspective. I just could not put myself in his shoes or relate to him in any way. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marci | 8/11/2011

    " I liked this one as well - easy read and good, wholesome characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Pat | 11/21/2010

    " I seem to be drawn to books dealing with relationships, but I thoroughly enjoy them. Josh had some major decisions to make as a young boy and I am touched by how he dealt with the hard blows of life. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bethany | 11/3/2010

    " Super good read. It was not quite as light as the first one, but it was still rather positive despite all the confusion and grief. It really sent me to thinking about God's ways. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica | 7/31/2010

    " I was certainly skeptical when I read the first book of this series, but I am so glad I stuck with it! I loved the second book. I am glad to be following Josh's story, especially as he grows older. I hope the next two are as good as this one! Certainly another easy read! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Suzi | 7/22/2010

    " I love this series the librarian told me they were really popular right now and I read this one in one day! I loved it, and now I am on to the next one in the series. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Leann | 2/13/2010

    " I love Janette Oke but I just could not get into these books. I think it's because it was from a boy's perspective. I just could not put myself in his shoes or relate to him in any way. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 12/1/2009

    " Joshua learning to be a man. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kassie | 10/6/2009

    " The continuation of the story of Josh and Aunt Lou and their loved ones. This one was tough for me, with the loss of a baby in it. Again, I was anxious to move to the next book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Christine | 7/11/2009

    " Ahhh...the trials of growing up. Not much has changed in a 100 years. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Meadow | 12/12/2008

    " Another book in the Life of Josh Jones "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rishi | 10/17/2008

    " This one was pretty good. I like the boy's perspective. She is just sounding so much the same in many of her books. Her characters do the same thing.

    But you still want to find out how. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cara | 6/28/2008

    " Josh is starting to grow up. He is interested in a girl, while at the same time struggling with his faith when tragedy strikes. The girl and her family don't believe in God, and Josh needs to figure out how that effects him. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Terri | 5/20/2008

    " This was my favorite(until i got to number 4) for so many reasons. Iread it in 2 days and when I had spare moments of thought it would come back to my mind wanting to know more of the story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Danni | 2/21/2008

    " I liked this book. It was so wholesome. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth | 11/20/2007

    " It is about a boy, but has romanice. I don't really know if boys/guys would find it intersting. "

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About the Author
Author Janette Oke

Janette Oke, recipient of the 1992 ECPA President’s Award for her significant contribution to the CBA industry and to Christian fiction, has also been awarded the coveted Gold Medallion Award for fiction. Oke and her husband live in Alberta, Canada.

About the Narrator

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. Marguerite has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”