Guess which character the title refers to? 😀
Confession: I still love fairytales! I still look forward to Disney releases of princess stories. I still like reading books about royalty. If I could get away with wearing long billowing dresses, I would!
The Golden Braid…
is a retelling of the story of Rapunzel. I watched Disney’s Tangled so I kept picturing Gothel like the one in the animated movie, clever and crazy, dark and dangerous. It’s really a miracle that Rapunzel grew up as a conscientious girl, albeit too mistrusting, like me.
When Rapunzel met Sir Gerek, the knight, things started to pick up and I found myself keep “turning the pages” of the book. It’s a riveting read, even though there was a part that seemed to drag on, or was I just too eager to see how it would end? To uncover the mysteries Rapunzel was puzzling over?
I truly loved how the author naturally incorporated Bible verses into the thoughts and dialogues. It’s a fairytale that is grounded in God’s Word. Even the development of the main characters were based on how the Lord touched their hearts and lives through the people they encounter. These were necessary to reach the conclusion.
There’s just one thing though… I wish I have a hard copy of the book! 🙂
Note: I was provided with a free copy by BookLook in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own.