A Cry From Egypt
Author: Hope Auer
Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches
Retail Price: $15.99
I seriously have no words that can properly explain everything awesome about this book. The author, Hope Auer, is a young Christian woman who has an overwhelmingly amazing writing talent! A Cry From Egypt is a story like no other I have read. It gives the Biblical account of the Plagues of Egypt from the SLAVES perspective (something I have actually never even thought about until reading this book).
I am very cautious about books that become fictional of what the Bible says – as I don’t want the true meaning of the Bible to get lost. This book is NOTHING like that. Although it is a fictional book, it doesn’t try to twist what the Bible says…it actually simply covers an entirely different perspective – it’s really quite amazing!
This book is one of I don’t know how many to come of “The Promised Land” series. (The first Chapter of the second book is actually included!) It covers the life of a young slave girl named Jarah and her family. The story is very full of “tentacles” that take you this way and that ~ for instance, mom and dad are of two different religions, brother is in love with a slave that works in the palace who is promised to another…and many other things. The descriptive qualities are amazing and you feel as if you are right there with the characters – which is both good and “bad” (the whipping scenes are hard to handle, but are a definite necessary part).
I really enjoyed this book – I would HIGHLY recommend it to others!
And now the EXCITING PART! I get to give away one copy of this book to one of my readers. YAY! Enter below…
Have a wonderfully blessed day!
Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. No compensation was received. All opinions are my own.