Now, on to the sequel! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 1, 2018. It is satisfying like a well-written novel and draws out its cast of characters without losing sight of the main character.” –Lemon Wire, “…a feel-good movie with fresh humor and nuance” –People’s World, Author Sheila Williams joins Elaine Diehl to talk about seeing her words turned into a film, as well as her upcoming project with the Cincinnati Opera. I loved Juanita and respect her for taking action in a life that had no future and no purpose, except to support grown children who should have been self-supporting or even supporting her! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. “He’s a brilliant writer,” Woodard gushed over her husband. var new_url = wpvl_paramReplace('width', link, width); Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Definitely a different but wonderful read and something most mothers of adult children can relate too, no matter what your circumstances. Reviewed in the United States on March 27, 2019. Reviewed in the United States on July 3, 2016. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Yes, Juanita, dance in the rain!!! I wanted to like this book, but in the end, I couldn't read it past the 10th chapter. I ordered the book in anticipation of the Netflix movie, "Juanita." Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2018. ©2002 Sheila Williams (P)2004 Recorded Books. So, this was a very fun read and made me realize that dreams can still come to fruition-you keep the faith and work on finding a way for it to happen. Endearing characters, beautiful descriptions and story telling, I was sorry for the book to end! Dancing on the Edge of the Roof is a story about a courageous woman. “She’s the one we all look past on the bus, but those people have such richness. This is a story about a woman facing her fears and stepping out on faith! As a reader, I took that journey too! I was born and raised in Montana and I fully recognize both it's strengths and it's weaknesses. And, as much as I enjoyed the movie and Alfre, the book was better. I had never heard of Sheila Williams but I am a fan now!! It was even more amazing once I googled the author. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 11, 2019, After watching the Netflix movie of this I knew I had to read the book and it did not disappoint. Reviewed in the United States on March 12, 2019. But, since about 10 years ago, there have been many days where I wanted to do the same thing as Juanita, and just get outta Dodge and not come back. I saw the film Juanita on Netflix and saw it came from a novel, so I had to find it … Loved this book and the sequel, On the Right Side of a Dream. Spencer and Woodard have been Hollywood royalty for decades, and Woodard knew that her writer, producer and sometimes actor husband could write Juanita in a way that nobody else could. Juanita, a new film based on Sheila Williams’ book Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, was directed by Clark Johnson from a screenplay by Roderick Spencer and starring Alfre Woodard, Blair Underwood, and Adam Beach. Juanita, a new film based on Sheila Williams’ book Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, was directed by Clark Johnson from a screenplay by Roderick Spencer and starring Alfre Woodard, Blair Underwood, and Adam Beach. Hackneyed story and stereotypical characters, Reviewed in the United States on April 4, 2019. It was so enjoyable. Cancel online anytime. Please try again. Unable to add item to List. var link = 'https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg5uqDh00H4&width=640&height=480'; By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible’s Conditions of Use. $("a#5f8d8011bdabc").attr('href', new_url); I strongly recommend this book. “I knew that he would be able to find Juanita in a way that I could really inhabit her.”. Please try again. "I knew that he would be able to find Juanita in a way that I could really inhabit her," Alfre Woodard told ESSENCE. //console.log("device width "+width+", set width "+640+", ratio "+0.75+", new height "+ height); var new_url = wpvl_paramReplace('height', new_url, height); Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Switch between reading the Kindle book & listening to the Audible narration with, Get the Audible audiobook for the reduced price of $7.49 after you. /*
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