A Reluctant Queen: The Love Story of Esther
Publish date: June 14th 2011
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
Series: Biblical Fiction
I am really loving this series of book about the lives of women from the bible. While I'm sure much of it is dramatized to help fill in the blanks in their stories, the way Joan Wolf brings them to life is amazing. She keeps them true to their story while filling in the little details to really brin...
This was one story that was never far from my thoughts! It really made me think when I was reading it, and gave me insight into a Biblical story that I hadn't considered before. The story was intricate in it's detail, which slowed it down somewhat, but it made up for this flaw in richly drawn char...
A creampuff of a novel that tries to take a Jewish story and make it somewhat Christian. The writing is leaden and slow, the author mangles most of the story (Esther's real name is never given, she eats pork (!!!), the real reason that Haman wants to kill all the Jews, the king rewarding Mordecai, b...
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