Not very good YA about a Chicago girl being sent to the Golan Heights to spend the summer with her estranged father and unknown extended family. The culture clash didn't excuse Amy's ignorance, and the buildup to her changing from a silly and spoiled girl into a brave and devoted Zionist was predictable and rather unpleasant.
This is a log of what books I've been reading and movies I've been watching. Comments are welcome!
One explanation seems necessary - the phrase "Life-Changing Fiction" is not in any way an endorsement of those books- in fact, I think those books are Awful, and want that to be clear. "Life-Changing Fiction", as a phrase, has been trademarked, absurdly, by the "Christian fiction" writer Karen Kingsbury, and that is Just Not Right. Aside from being ridiculous, it just sheds light on the hypocrisy of the writer. What would Jesus copyright?