`Here Burns My Candle` (by) Liz Curtis Higgs Review + GIVEAWAY


               As I open this book my first glance is of Edinburgh during 1745. I always enjoy maps in the books I read, as they always give substance to the text. Quotes, which I find interesting, are at the top of every chapter.
               Elisabeth was into reading phases of the moon. She could not understand how her mother-in-law, Marjory, could worship a God she could not see. Elisabeth was torn between the Highlanders and Lowlanders, her husband being a Lowlander and herself being a Highlander.
               The story starts out a bit slow. At times the dialect was a bit hard for me to follow. I thought the book would enlighten me, but as I continued reading I found the storyline hard to follow. I do believe if the reader is a history buff and is familiar with the dialect they will find no difficulty here. I must admit this was a challenging book for me to review. Throughout the book the reader will find glimpses of someone searching for God. The story was intriguing, but the language and format made it difficult for me to truly enjoy reading.
This book may be purchased through Waterbrook Multnomah.
This book was provided for review by WaterBrook Multnomah

Thank You to Waterbrook Multnomah for providing an extra copy for one of my readers.

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Sarah Lynne said…
It sounds like an interresting read. Thank you for a chance.

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I'm an avid reader and would be interested in the book. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

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Linda Kish said…
I read a little of everything but I read more thrillers than anything.

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Laura said…
I'd love to win. Thanks for the giveaway!
Laura said…
My favorite book genre is Christian historical fiction, especially around the Civil War era. Love it!

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