I cried. I don’t like to cry in front of other people and I sure don’t tell anyone when a show or a book brings me to tears. But, with this book, I was in tears by page 5. I didn’t expect to get to that big part of Abby’s story so soon into the book. I could barely get through the beginning of the book. One, because of what was written on those pages. The other, because Abby has a daughter named Grace as well who she spoke of and it really got to me.

I have never agreed with abortion and recently I have remembered being part of an anti-abortion event with my church when I was young. I remember standing on the side of the road with some signs. Other than discussing the topic at times, I haven’t been involved in anything else like that. I know people feel that abortion can be their only option sometimes, but I may never understand it all. I have been through losing a baby early in pregnancy and I can’t imagine dealing with something similar because of something I chose to do. I am so happy that Abby made it to where she is today and is able to share her story with us.

Unplanned is a great book for everyone as long as they realize there may be some disturbing things to read. After reading this, I believe it’s good for those like me who simply wanted to see what happened in Abby’s life. I also believe it could be good for those who are confused about a decision they need to make in their lives since Abby has been on ‘both sides of the fence’ and truly knows both sides.

You can purchase your own copy of Abby Johnson’s book, Unplanned onAmazon.com and at www.unplannedthebook.com.

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ENTER TO WIN your own copy of Abby Johnson’s UNPLANNED.

Be sure to do the mandatory entry listed below. After that, feel free to do any of the extra entries for more chances to win this book. Entries will be accepted until 11:59pm, Monday, June 27th, 2011. A winner will then be chosen via random.org and will be announced on Facebook, on this post, and on our Giveaway Winners list.


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1 Entry – “Like” Unplanned by Abby Johnson on Facebook

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*I received a complimentary copy of the book for this review.

*Although some of the entries involve interacting with them, Facebook & Twitter are in no way connected to this giveaway. The Boy Meets Girl Blog and the company sponsoring this giveaway are the only ones involved and are the only ones who will see any of your information.


30 thoughts on “Unplanned – Book Review & Giveaway

  1. I liked The Boy Meets Girl Blog on Facebook. (as Renee W…)

    renee at aglimpseofbeautiful dot com

    Thanks so much for the chance!! I watched the DVD (also called Unplanned) about Abby Johnson, and loved it!


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