About three weeks ago, I reviewed Kathy Macias' first novel, No Greater Love. If you read that review, you saw that I really liked it. I was hoping that when I read the second book, I would enjoy it as much.
Well, I can tell you now, I was not disappointed. The second book, More Than Conquerors, is also pretty amazing. Mrs. Macias has a way of making her characters come alive. They seem to be real people with very real struggles. I also like the way she writes about the Christian faith without being preachy. Her books flow smoothly from one scene to another. And, like in all good books (and real life), there is tragedy as well as triumph.
This story is set in Mexico. It is about three families whose lives intersect and who face many hardships in their attempts to serve others and to glorify God. As in the first book, some die, and some are brought to new life in Christ. It is a novel that depicts the Christian life realistically and helps the reader understand other cultures a little better. Both books are entertaining as well as challenging and encouraging.
I didn't want these books to end. I can't wait to read the next two books in the Extreme Devotion Series.
I received this book from Pump Up Your Book! for a blog tour.
(I received no monetary compensation for writing this review. All opinions expressed in this review are strictly my own.)