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I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who loves historic fiction.
I could not put this book down and when i did finish I immediately purchased "Mine is the Night" and started reading it.
Here Burns My Candle by Liz Curtis Higgs is the first of two books which retell the Biblical story of Ruth and Naomi.
A good read however her next book "Mine is the Night" is a LOT better. I do advise reading "Here Burns my Candle" first as it gives good background & I probably... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Letitia Liefting
This was an excellent story which I couldn't put down! The author used enough detail to make the story come alive without dragging the plot. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Katherine Golike
Here Burns My Candle is loosely based on the Book of Ruth in the Bible. I really had a hard time getting into this book for because 1)I am not a history buff person, 2) the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have read Liz Curtis Higgs' series paralleling Jacob, Rachel and Lea and enjoyed that one. This book was very slow going with shallow plots and characters. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amanda Conklin
It was very long. I kept expecting something good to happen. Maybe a happy ending? Is there a sequence to this book? Will something good happen in the next one? Read morePublished 6 months ago by Rosalyn Shoemaker
Wonderful book, loved every bit of it. Didn't want it to end. Liz c
Curtis Higgs knows how to keep you interested in a story!
It wasn't until the end I realized it was similar to Ruth and Naomi. Can't wait to read the next book in the series.Published 8 months ago by xantam
I will continue to give top ratings to this author. This book caught my attention and held it until the end.Published 9 months ago by arlene ramberg