Emily Ever After
by Anne Dayton & May Vanderbilt.
Review by Crazyjedidiah
Emily Hinton moves from small town California to Manhattan, to work in her dream job in the world famous publishing house Morrow and sons. Trying to fit in to the sophisticated new world, she befriends the girls at work and learns how to get by. She also falls into a whirlwind romance with Bennet but after spending Thanksgiving at his parents house she questions if he is really what she is looking for. Adding to this confusion is the boy she left behind in her hometown who suddenly reappears in her life. Her life at work is also getting complicated as an ambitious editor is trying to get a controversial book published by breaking the rules. This gives Emily a big dilemma as the book goes against everything Emily believes in. What will she do?
A Christian Chick-lit book inspired by the Biblical book of Esther, which is a really interesting concept, I did enjoy the book, however there were a couple of spots I struggled with, in fact I put the book down for a few years before I finished it. I did enjoy the outcome but I felt that the 'Esther' bits were just tacked on to a Christian chick-lit novel. The authors have written a couple of other books inspired by Biblical stories but I haven't read them.
It is a good book to read and if you are at all interested in this type of book I do recommend it, however there are one or two iffy bits.
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