5/05/2010

Chosen

The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther
Ginger Garrett
2010
David C. Cook
Fiction/Biblical/Historical

Written in diary form this book give us a few of the life of Queen Esther, from a point of view rarely taken.  From the point of view of Esther herself.  An amazing collection of the feelings and writings of perhaps a young girl taken from her home would feel.  Her sorrows and grief, her anger and fear.  Ginger Garrett has presented the story of  the young queen in a way never presented before.  Many books have been written about Esther but this book truly stands out due to the diary style of the book.  An enjoyable story and presented in a beautifully written style.
Imagine if you will yourself as a young girl of sixteen, on the edge of womanhood, perhaps falling in love with a childhood friend.  All of sudden you are snatched from your home and put in a place you never chose to be, and to top it all off, your instructed by your only family member to hide your nationality and your religion.  Ginger Garrett truly captures what possibly was the exact feelings of Queen Esther.  288 pages $14.99 US 4 stars.

This book was provided for review purposes only, no payment was received for this review.


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