Thursday, February 26, 2015

Review: An Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund

An Uncertain Choice
(An Uncertain Choice, #1)
by Jody Hedlund
Young Adult 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 4.33
Published by: Zondervan
Published on: March 3, 2015
Pages: 256

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:


Due to her parents' promise at her birth, Lady Rosemarie has been prepared to become a nun on the day she turns eighteen. Then, a month before her birthday, a friend of her father's enters the kingdom and proclaims her parents' will left a second choice. If Rosemarie can marry before the eve of her eighteenth year, she will be exempt from the ancient vow. 


Before long, Rosemarie is presented with the three most handsome and brave knights in the land. But when the competition for her heart seemingly results in a knight playing foul, she begins to wonder if the cloister is the best place after all. If only one of the knights the one who appears the most guilty had not already captured her heart.


My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. 

Disclaimers: I received an e-galley of this novel from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not obligated to write a good review nor did I receive any compensation for writing this review.

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions:  I love Jody Hedlund and so I had really high expectations going to this novel. Hedlund didn't disappoint.

I loved this novel. Rosemarie has been told she's been vowed to be a nun, but then she's told she has a month to find true love. Three knights compete for her love.

That is a fantastic backdrop. The novel is definitely geared for the young adult audience. Several aspects of the novel are quite transparent. I had pretty much figured out the plot from the very first page, but I still loved the novel. 

It was a fun, cute read. I loved how Hedlund wrote the novel, and I really enjoyed the blend of humor and serious elements.

The novel is perfect for fans who love stories set in the medieval ages, competitions to win love, or for fans of christian fiction.

I found this to be a delightful read. 

So why 4 stars? It stood out from the crowd. I loved the plot and the writing. 

Warnings/Side-notes: Some tame references to torture and violence. 

The Wrap-up: A great read. I can't wait to read the sequel, at least I'm assuming there's one after the way this novel ended. Another great read by Hedlund. 

Love,

Danica Page

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