Now, after seven years of marriage, she wonders when she stopped being "good enough." Countless arguments and anger have them wanting to move on to something with more sparks. As they prepare for divorce, Caleb's father challenges him to commit to a 40-day experiment: "The Love Dare." Wondering if it's even worth the effort, Caleb agrees, for his father's sake more than for his marriage. Surprised by what he discovers about the meaning of love, Caleb realizes that his wife and marriage are worth fighting for. His job is to rescue others. Now Captain Holt is ready to face his toughest job ever... rescuing his wife's heart.
Based on the screenplay by Alex and Stephen Kendrick, this audio version of the Fireproof novel includes subplots, characters, and back story not included in the movie.
©2008 Eric Wilson; (P)2009 Oasis Audio
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To me, this was much better than the movie. It wasn't as "in your face" with the religion, and that was a good thing. This didn't feel like a bible lesson.
For me it was when Caleb confronted the Doctor. No need for violence, just go and tell him that if it's a competition he wants, then it's a competition he's got.
When she was at the store and realized who the real hero was.
I haven't seen the movie yet, but i loved this book and the lessons it taught. Even if you aren't a christian, this book still has meaning. I feel like lots of people could learn valuable lessons from this story. Read it! It's really good! I also enjoyed the narator. He did a good job.
Really good book and definitly helped me look at the true value of marriage and its relationships!
I have always loved this book as well as the Movie.I find that reviewing this once a year helps with my marriage and can give answers to questions asked. God is good....all the time.
"Love the Movie, Love the book!"
Great all the way around. Really enjoyed the book as well as the performance! Awesome
"Excellent message, awful writing"
Almost insulting writing here. I love the message of a marriage coming back from the brink, but this authors writing is absolutely atrocious. The narrator is one of the worst I've ever heard, even worse than many Librivox homemade recordings. I actually wouldn't recommend this to anyone, not because it's not a good story, but for fear that the good story will get tainted by the horrific execution.
So, so disappointed.
Great Book and its better than the movie, even the movie was Great too.
Greg Whalen also did a Great Job narrating the book.
I would deffinitely recommend this to friends and family.
I loved the book my wife suggested it to me. now I want to see the movie
"Go with the abridged version"
Excellent story and not to be listened to only one time. Paired with the Love Dare journal, it's an incredible resource in making a marriage work. But, you'll probably be better off going with the abridged version as the unabridged version has a lot of filler material that's not always germane to the story. But still a great story!
"full the spirit"
Loved the story line. Married, you cant plan on something you want with out knowing how it afacts your mate. at the end it made me cry from the joy of whats happening to the couple find joy the had when they first got married. the one reading the book do a really really great joy changing his tone for what was happen ill lesson to it again and again. over and over
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