Child of Destiny by T.E. Bradford: Book Review
About the Book
Book: Child of Destiny
Author: T.E Bradford
Genre: Christian YA Fantasy
Release Date: May 26, 2020
Across the Divide, a storm is brewing.
In a world where power determines position, word is spreading of the girl who possesses all three factors of magic. Some feel her existence heralds a new era. Others cling desperately to old traditions. The struggle will pit neighbor against neighbor in a conflict poised to spiral into civil war. At the heart of the maelstrom an adversary thirsty for domination wields a weapon of untold magnitude. When power can be harvested like wheat, no one’s magic is safe—even the Trine’s.
Is it her Destiny to save them, or will her power be used to destroy everything and everyone she loves?
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Nova and the crew are headed into battle once again. This time, it’s her own father causing trouble across the divide.
Nova’s selflessness and her desire to do what is right is what I love about this book. She does not second guess what needs to be done, she simply does what is right. The only time she seems more like the teen she is, is when considering her feelings for Quentin.
I love the storytelling that is done in Child of Destiny. We see both sides of the battle, through the protagonist and antagonist, and there are dragons. Doesn’t get much better than that.
If you’re looking for YA Christian Fantasy for your kids, or if you’re like me and you enjoy it for yourself, I recommend this book. Get book one (Child of Prophecy) and read it first though.
I received a copy of this book from Celebrate Lit. I was not required to leave a positive review. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.
About the Author
Author of the Divide Series books, Six World Sagas, and international bestseller Written in the Stars, Tracy believes her writing is a little piece of magic God gave her.
“Life is hard enough. I want stories to transport me to another place. A magical place, where I can stretch out my hand to touch the wonder of this vast universe God created. A universe more extraordinary than we can begin to comprehend. These are the stories I love best, and the ones I love to write. Welcome to my worlds!” –T.E. Bradford
More from T.E. Bradford
Thanks so much for stopping by to hear a bit about Child of Destiny, book two in the Divide Series. I’m so excited to share it with all of you!
In this second book in the series, one of the characters enjoys a special treat. This yumminess goes by the name of Hazelnut Delight. It’s a simple, but fantastic recipe that only a very select few will receive. Shhh!!! It’s a family secret!
HAZELNUT DELIGHT RECIPE
What you’ll need:
2 homemade (or your favorite store-bought) pie crusts
1 jar of hazelnut spread
1. Roll out (or unroll) pie crust.
2. Using a spoon, coat the crust in a thin layer of hazelnut spread.
3. Start at one side and carefully roll the pie crust up (leave it resting on the seam to help seal.
4. Pinch the ends to close and seal them.
5. Cut the roll into slices (approx 1/2″).
6. Set the slices on their sides on a baking sheet. These will get gooey/sticky as they bake, so you may want to use a silicone baking liner.
TIP: If you like crunchier, flakier crusts, let the rolls loosen as you set them down, opening up the pinwheel shape a bit. If you like more solid, dense treats, leave them tightly rolled. Or, like me, let them land however they will and get a bit of both. 😉
7. Bake at 375 for approx 20-25 minutes – until they are a deep golden brown.
Let cool a bit, and enjoy! You’ll be amazed at the yummy flavor. And as you read, you’ll be able to appreciate the scent and taste right along with the character. Happy Reading (and eating)!