This book, although fictional in nature, can be found in Genesis 12-21, & 25.
I keep debating over what to give this book, but I think I'm going with a 4.5 (on Amazon you can't do halves so I did 5 stars).
1: The story was really great, and I was super excited to recognize certain characters based on what I know about Genesis. It was such a neat idea to take this story and change it into something like this! I mean there were a few liberties, but it's not meant to be you know like a devotional book or anything. It's fiction.
2: I found it really interesting to see this story through Faru's eyes. When reading the biblical story, I have never really stopped to see it from this point of view.
3: So the only reason I was debating between 5 and 4.5 stars was a few places, there wasn't anything said outright, not at all!, but it was a little implied and I know it's like the whole part of the story, but I was still a little 😕... So I would recommend that this be a book for at least the higher end of the MG lit grade/age level spectrum. And I know that's probably a bit of a silly reason to whatever, but..(if you can understand any of that, I'm not sure that was English)
4: I loved the way Istik and Cegrol were together. I loved how the love between them was highlighted so well and the pain that Cwen caused them was shown so well.
5: Really, though, the title is so perfect. The One Who Sees ME, even a servant, and nobody special on this earth, He always sees and cares and I loved that.
Thanks Pam for sharing this incredible story with me.