A Year of Blind Dates

by | Dec 31, 2009 | Culture

a year of blind datesBy Megan Carson | Regal Books | softcover | 192 pages | $12.99

A Year of Blind Dates: A Single Girl’s Search for ‘the One’ by debut author Megan Carson is a comical account of her own experience while searching for Mr. Right. Assisted by a dating service and friends who are all too willing to introduce her to potential mates, Carson embarks on a series of dates that change her in a way she never expects.

She starts by introducing herself—faith, family, hobbies, career and more. And although she has always been blessed with great friends, a supportive family and a life full of purpose, Carson at age 28 is more determined than ever to find the man of her dreams.

The World’s Best Dating Service (as she calls it) guarantees14 dates in the course of a year, surely enough for Carson to find the perfect match. From Penthouse Pete to Miguel the Matador, the men she dates simply go from bad to worse. The few who have potential still do not make it.

After a heart-breaking year, Carson accepts that she cannot spoil God’s plan for her life. And with everything she learned, she is also convinced that she will never lower her dating standards. Her story offers encouragement to those looking for “The One” and is a sure reminder of God’s love and faithfulness.

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