The plot is outstanding, the characters were relatable (despite the fact that the story takes place in B.C. Old Testament days), and the writing was excellent. I'll definitely be back for more from Tessa Afshar.
The Best Thing About This Book:
The emotions Afshar elicits in her readers---I out-and-out cried twice and teared up at least two more times.
Appropriate for a younger audience: