Bacon Grief, Joel Shoemaker

Tim, a lover of crinkle-cut pickles, black olives and other forgivably-disgusting crudités, belongs to a conservative Christian pastor and devout mother who move to the rural town to staff a small church that, predictably, holds little place for Tim.

After meeting online and given the green light to attend a youth group at another church, Tim and Charlie become fast friends with more and more in common. When they consider more than friendship, Tim is faced with his reality and the choice to reconcile faith and sexuality or walk away from it all.

Bacon Grief is an incredible and poignant book that is unlike anything I have read before. Bacon Grief was a captivating and moving read and an incredibly memorable one that I will struggle to forget for a long time thanks to the compelling story, the message at the heart of the book, and the extraordinary characters the reader meets along the way! That is why I already recommend that you lovely readers have a read of Bacon Grief, however, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!

Bacon Grief is a captivating and memorable tale that will take its readers on a roller coaster of emotions. The reader in Bacon Grief will be introduced to two teens, Tim and Charlie, who have fallen in love but there is something that may keep them apart – their church. Tim is the son of a Baptist Church pastor who along with his mother, have moved to a rural town so his father can staff a small church. It is here that his life will change when he meets Charlie. The pair fall in love thanks to their combined interests and love of Jesus but soon they will face many challenges when they come out to their families, with Tim not being supportive. The reader will follow the pair as they must weather this storm and the result is a poignant Christian romance tale that shouldn’t be missed and this book lovers is the short premise of the wonderful Bacon Grief!

Joel Shoemaker is a remarkable author and a genius; he is a genius because he has expertly weaved numerous themes throughout his book Bacon Grief, in a flawless way in which all subjects blend perfectly together. Bacon Grief is an incredible book that has moved and amazed me; the gripping nature of this story combined with themes of discovering love and Christianity, make Bacon Grief not only a stellar story but also a poignant one that should be read by everybody. If you do choose to read this book, then you will not be disappointed because it is a moving, compelling, and entertaining book that should not be missed!

The story of Bacon Grief is quite simply sensational as well as heartwarming. Bacon Grief is a book that deals with many poignant themes as well as uplifting themes and all of these topics are weaved perfectly together, and the outcome is a beautiful piece of literature that will stay prominent in readers’ minds for many weeks upon completion. To write I am astounded by Bacon Grief is an understatement, this captivating book captured me and held me, prisoner, until the very end.

Most romance novels these days, in my opinion, are lackluster and predictable and so my faith in this genre has dwindled over the years. Bacon Grief, however, has restored my faith in this genre as this one is incredible! The story, combined with Joel Shoemaker’s flawless writing which feels as if it is spiked with adrenaline makes Bacon Grief a stellar read and one that should not be missed.

Joel Shoemaker’s prose engrossed me very quickly thanks to the poignant themes he explores as well as the gripping narrative of the protagonists of Tim and Charlie, but what also gripped me was his sensitivity to the subjects explored. The sensitivity and passion in Shoemaker’s words were admirable and kept me turning the pages quickly as I desperately wanted to read more of his exceptional prose.

As I am madly in love with Bacon Grief and think it is a captivating and poignant novel with a moving and memorable plot, I have no choice but to award it a dazzling five stars because it deserves this! Bacon Grief indeed is a captivating book, and so I hope you lovely readers take my advice when I write that you should read this excellent book, you will not regret it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

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