I love to read. Since becoming a mom, I don’t get to read as much as I used to, which makes the time that I do read even more enjoyable. I generally do NOT read Christian fiction. No offense to those of you that do read it and like it. I just usually find that the writing is not as good as the mainstream writers that I like. So when Matthew asked if I would be interested in giving away the book The Passion of Mary-Margaret by his friend Lisa Samson, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to. However, she has written more than 20 books and received much critical acclaim, so I thought I should give her a chance. (And Matthew has nothing but wonderful things to say about her as a person).
I am so glad I did.
Though I am not finished with the book, I can say that Lisa’s writing of the story of Mary- Margaret sucked me in from the first page. Her style is engaging and easy to read. Here’s what Publisher’s Weekly, which gave it a starred review (its highest honor) said: