Friday, August 20, 2010
Romeo and Juliet - Christian Style
With the constant flow of Christian books these days , a lot have been part or considered as Edgy Christian Fiction , a revolution genre that is the current trend.
Most famous for her co-authoring of the series "The Potluck Catering Club" Eva Marie Everson has decided to venture out and write a book that pays reference to the famous Shakespeare play "Romeo and Juliet".
Review : This Fine Life - Eva Marie Everson - May 2010
The year is 1960 and the setting is in the Southern states , Mariette Putnam has just returned home from spending the past four years of her final schooling at boarding school. Home for the summer, Mariette is torn between the choices that both her parents want for her .
Her mother wants her to become a girl of social standing and to work herself up on the Social ladder , marry the right man, join the right clubs, do the right activities. Her father on the other hand, wants her to go to college and get a degree ( an education) and then a job,
This all stops when Mariette's world starts spinning and she falls in love ,She is the Juliet.
Meet Thanye Scott, working as a mail room assistant for Mariette's fathers firm . Mariette and he hit it off immediately falling head over heels for each other. He is the Romeo.
Mariette and Thanye are from two different worlds , hers is the rich and wealthy , his the poor and hardworking.
Though as we know love knows no boundaries , in order for these two to make things work they must overcome all the obstacles and hindrances that are chucked in their path and in order for their love to be truly accepted must work together on their marriage and lives and prove to Mariette's parents that no matter Thanye's standing in the social class chain, he is worth their daughter's hand in marriage and love.
This Fine life is the perfect Christian fiction that not only deals with the relationship throes but also of following your heart, god and passions no matter what obstacles are put in your paths.