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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,466 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Janette Oke Narrator: Johnny Heller, Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Seasons of the Heart Series Release Date: March 1988 ISBN: 9781440798504
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Internationally bestselling inspirational author Janette Oke is beloved for her novels of faith.

Winter Is Not Forever is the continuation of the touching Seasons of the Heart saga begun in Once upon a Summer and continued in The Winds of Autumn. Featuring a folksy narration by Johnny Heller, this tale of a young man ready to graduate from high school and begin his adult life is touching and poignant.

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  • “Gavin’s reading lends a quaint yet realistic voice to Josh’s dilemma.” 

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jana | 2/20/2014

    " Another pleasant wholesome read from Janette Oke. "

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

    " I was between 3 and 4 stars on this whole series...very good! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kassie | 2/13/2014

    " Josh is now a grown man and trying to figure out what he should do with his life, whether to go on to more schooling, to marry etc. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Terri | 2/10/2014

    " THis was one that I loved and hated at the same time. I was so involved by the story that as soon as I finished it I had to start number 4. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Danni | 1/24/2014

    " I liked this book too. It was such a sweet story "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kathy | 1/22/2014

    " I thought that maybe this was like Little House on the Prairie, wrong! It was very wholesome, however somewhat boring. Not much a story line. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Thebarrys10 | 1/17/2014

    " Sappy! Good! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rebekah | 1/13/2014

    " I love the way she writes her books their my favorite! "

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

    " I really love this genre - it provides me the escape I need sometimes. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marci | 12/21/2013

    " Third book in the series. Josh is more grown up and responsible, and he is seeing how family and friends are changing around him. Enjoyed :) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Amy | 12/8/2013

    " I liked that this book was clean and that it included God in the day-to-day life of the main character. I was very surprised at the ending, because it left me hanging, but maybe there's a subsequent book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelle | 11/16/2013

    " Ok so maybe this whole series was sappy but I am a sucker for that stuff. I love series like this where you can really feel the characters personality and visualize the story playing out. I could hardly wait to read the next book and was definitely disappointed when I finished them. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Megan | 11/13/2013

    " Didn't love it as much as the others. A little sadder, kind of how you feel in the winter I guess. Was one of the books that you have to read so you can read the next one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Connie | 10/6/2013

    " This book spans several years of Josh's life, beginning just before his graduation. Josh was struggling with understanding what God had in store for his life. This book was a fast read for me and a pleasant one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenifer | 9/6/2013

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

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melissa | 5/9/2013

    " I have not found a book written by Janette Oke that I do not love!!!!!!!!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 3/8/2013

    " The third book about Joshua, which is good. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Paula Hatch | 2/9/2013

    " I love this heart warming fun series! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bethany | 12/19/2012

    " It started out a little slower than the others did, but it still ended up okay. Just different. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Irene Ribeiro | 11/12/2012

    " It was really good and one that I'll read again. There are some funny parts in it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michelle | 10/24/2012

    " great spiritual growth in book, good story "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Donalea | 10/19/2012

    " Very cute story. Well written. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mary Chambers | 6/8/2012

    " I picked up this book because I wanted to end winter. I love Janette Oke's books. It even had a teacher in it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rishi | 2/17/2012

    " This one was pretty good. We kept wondering when the main character was going to figure things out. This one was more of a pause before the main event, the final book. But it was good. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Emilee | 11/18/2011

    " yeah its not one of those books that you just cant put down,its kinda boring and dosen't have much to it,but yeah i wouldn't say its a must read.(definately) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amanda B. | 4/6/2011

    " This whole series was awesome! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Meadow | 3/27/2011

    " Josh is struggling with what is futur will hold. Willie is a missionary, Camilla is going to be an interior designer and Josh is left caring for his Grandpa and Uncle Charlie's farm, he doesn't mind. In fact he loves it. But is it what he was meant to do. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Hannah | 2/14/2011

    " Not my favorite book, but much better than the second one of the series. It was a fun, easy read. I liked it enough to read the last one that's for sure! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Connie | 2/6/2011

    " This book spans several years of Josh's life, beginning just before his graduation. Josh was struggling with understanding what God had in store for his life. This book was a fast read for me and a pleasant one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sonia | 2/6/2011

    " I was between 3 and 4 stars on this whole series...very good! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Megan | 12/15/2010

    " Didn't love it as much as the others. A little sadder, kind of how you feel in the winter I guess. Was one of the books that you have to read so you can read the next one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Meita | 8/21/2010

    " cerita ketika Josh telah selesai sekolah...
    cerita di sini lebih menarik, sebab lebih banyak konflik yang ditampilkan. "

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

    " The third book about Joshua, which is good. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kassie | 10/6/2009

    " Josh is now a grown man and trying to figure out what he should do with his life, whether to go on to more schooling, to marry etc. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelle | 8/28/2009

    " Ok so maybe this whole series was sappy but I am a sucker for that stuff. I love series like this where you can really feel the characters personality and visualize the story playing out. I could hardly wait to read the next book and was definitely disappointed when I finished them. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Hannah | 7/20/2009

    " Not my favorite book, but much better than the second one of the series. It was a fun, easy read. I liked it enough to read the last one that's for sure! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melissa | 2/8/2009

    " I have not found a book written by Janette Oke that I do not love!!!!!!!!!!! "

  • 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. We kept wondering when the main character was going to figure things out. This one was more of a pause before the main event, the final book. But it was good. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan | 7/24/2008

    " I really love this genre - it provides me the escape I need sometimes. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kathy | 7/22/2008

    " I thought that maybe this was like Little House on the Prairie, wrong! It was very wholesome, however somewhat boring. Not much a story line. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Terri | 5/20/2008

    " THis was one that I loved and hated at the same time. I was so involved by the story that as soon as I finished it I had to start number 4. "

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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 Narrators

Johnny Heller, a two-time winner of the prestigious Audie Award, was named a top voice of 2008 and 2009 and selected as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by AudioFile magazine. His adult and children’s book narrations have earned him thirty-five AudioFile Earphones Awards.

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.”