Christian, christian fiction, dystopian, fiction, science fiction. Tosca lee whatever expectations you have of debut author, rachelle dekker, go ahead and put them aside. The debut novel from the daughter of thrillerfantasy novelist ted dekker introduces a 23rdcentury dystopia run according to a patchwork of holy writs from the past known as veritas. Reading this book kept me up late and had me biting my nails. Mar 16, 2016 many readers will and probably have picked this book up simply because the author rachelle dekker is the daughter of bestselling author ted dekker, however, the choosing can definitely stand on its own. See more ideas about first novel, book worms and ross marquand. When carrington is not chosen, her dreams are crushed. I think a lot of ted dekker fans might read this novel because of the name, but i was happy to conclude that rachelle is a talented author in her own right. The choosing a seer novel book 1 kindle edition by dekker. Rachelle graduated with a degree in communications and spent.
The choosing seer, book 1 by rachelle dekker fantastic fiction. The choosing by rachelle dekker audiobook download. Handsome men softly led blushing young ladies around the dance floor while other girls looked on from corners, smiling with gleeful exuberance, all of them too consumed with their personal victories to notice the dread filling carringtons face. Ripped from her family, shell spend her days serving a. You are still a significant part of our growing city.
The oldest daughter of new york times bestselling author ted dekker, rachelle dekker was inspired early on to discover truth through storytelling. The choosing by rachelle dekker the story sanctuary. She is the eldest daughter of new york times bestselling author, ted dekker. Remko brant had never been so sure of anything as escaping the authority city with carrington hale. Rachelle dekker talks about identity in her debut novel. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the choosing. Whatever expectations you have of debut author, rachelle dekker, go ahead and put them aside. The choosing a seer novel book 1 kindle edition by. Publishers weekly a stunning debut, masterfully written and filled with deep questions of the spirit. But she never expected the moment shed spent a lifetime preparing forher choosing ceremonywould end in.
Her debut novel, the choosing tyndale house, is a rich statement about the authors future and her impact on christian fiction. She is her fathers daughter, and his influence in her writing is obvious if you know him. Not to be chosen would yield a cruel fate of my own making. A mans heart plans his way, but god directs his steps. The choosing book hennepin county library bibliocommons. In a futuristic world with authoritarian leaders, chosen people and those relegated to menial places in society, love, hate, truth and lies, the choosing is full of action and. This collection combines three of rachelle deckkers dystopian novels into one volume for a great value. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. But she never expected the moment shed spent a lifetime preparing forher choosing ceremonyto end in disaster. We follow carrington hale a woman raised in a society where a womans worth is based on being chosen as a bride. Rachelle has created a brilliant dystopian world with intriguing characters.
May 19, 2015 choosing, the by rachelle dekker, 9781496402240, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. This book is part adventure, part romance, part mystery, and it works. It flows in such a way that it keeps the reader turning page after page. Overall i felt this book was very clean and appropriate for older teens and up. The choosing by rachelle dekker literature approved. Jun 03, 2015 i wasnt sure what to expect with this book. Like all citizens since the ruining, carrington hale knows the importance of this day. Jan 29, 2017 a board dedicated to my first novel, the choosing, out may 19th. Rachelle dekker is the daughter of my favorite author ted dekker, so needless to say, i was so excited to read her book and i was not disappointed, rachelles debut novel is amazing, dwarfing her fathers debut something tells me she may have had a little help, whatever the case is its amazing.
The choosing download pdfepub ebook gets free book. Rachelle, daughter to bestselling author, ted dekker, is carving out a space of her own. Rachelle dekker s debut novel, the choosing, is powerful. Dystopian, ya not to be chosen would yield a cruel fate of my own making. Usa today describes the choosing as a quest of the heart. Dekkers debut, the choosing, released in may 2015, and is listed as the first book in the seer series. The deranged male antagonist, who thinks he is holy and his actions are what god has called him to do is a prime example. The choosing by rachelle dekker by kasey giard july 14, 2016 7. The whole ceremony of the choosing was really interesting. But she never expected the moment shed spent a lifetime preparing for her choosing ceremony to end in disaster. The authors father is tedd dekker, and ill be honest when i say that his books scare the living daylights out of me and ive had horrible nightmares from reading just an article he wrote. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. The debut novel from the daughter of thrillerfantasy novelist ted dekker introduces a 23rdcentury dystopia run according to a patchwork of.
It was a great book, it left me looking forward to the next one and more by rachelle dekker. The calling, by rachelle dekker is the second book in her seer series. I received a complimentary copy of this book through the book club network for the purpose of. His advice and example have been extremely helpful, but the pressure to live up to his success can be pretty hindering at times. The choosing a seer novel book 1 kindle edition by dekker, rachelle. Rachelle dekker the choosing read and download epub, pdf. With a novel like the choosing, rachelle dekker has definitely become one of those authors i look forward to reading again in the future. Radiant lit in her stunning debut novel, rachelle dekker plunges. May 05, 2015 the choosing by rachelle dekker date read. On behalf of the authority, i wish you well in your new. How did you come up with the story for the choosing. I give the choosing 5 out of 5 hearts for keeping me reading late into the night and for being so awesome i may just have to read it again. She knows its her duty to follow the true way of the. Of dystopian genre, the story grips the reader right from the beginning and is edge of the seat to the end.
The calling, the second book of the seer series, takes us into a whirlwind of excitement right away. Sometimes, the prose felt overwrought and distracted me from the story, but the story itself also exerted its strength and power to ensnare my interest from start. She won a christy award for her critically acclaimed debut novel, the choosing, which was followed by two more books in the seer series. The choosing was a smooth, easy read that at times felt like a cassandra clare novel but at other times, felt like dekkers fathers influence drenched the pages not a bad thing. The choosing was a smooth, easy read that at times felt like a cassandra clare novel but at other times, felt like dekker s fathers influence drenched the pages not a bad thing.
Buy a cheap copy of the choosing book by rachelle dekker. This dystopian novel is nothing like any of the ted dekker books that ive read and it is a brand new idea into the dystopian genre. May 20, 2015 the choosing is the debut novel of rachelle dekker, daughter of ted dekker. First, unless were talking about fahrenheit 451, im not a big fan of dystopian novels. Young adult category 2016 christy award finalist first novel category like all citizens since the ruining, carrington hale knows the importance of this day. Carrington felt as though shed collided with a moving train. The room around her echoed with sweet laughter and flirtation. The only thing about this book i disliked was how it made me super moody. Rachelle dekker born june 6, 1986 is the author of several novels, including the christy award winning, dystopian, fantasy novel the choosing, the first novel in the seer book series. But she never expected the moment shed spent a lifetime preparing forher choosing ceremonyto end in. Since i hadnt read book 1 the choosing, i felt more than a little bit lost. Dec 15, 2015 basically, it was a fictional christian book called the choosing, by rachelle dekker. She graduated with a degree in communications and spent several years in marketing and corporate recruiting before making the transition to write full time.853 739 637 490 1353 889 287 110 1159 977 486 414 790 837 1207 710 1115 546 1228 242 426 1437 941 1385 1227 612 1138 1335 580 982