I want to thank P&R Publishing for providing me with a copy of Hammer of the Huguenots in return for my honest review.
Friends, finding books on the Huguenots for kids is hard work. (The Huguenots were the Reformed French Church originating from the writings of John Calvin in the 16th century.) There truly aren’t many resources, and I’m (ahem) kind of picky, so when I found out one of my favorite authors of Church history had penned a young adult novel just in time for us to study the Reformation this year, I could barely contain myself.
Douglas Bond’s Hammer of the Huguenots (P&R Publishing, 2015) is every bit the fabulous work I hoped it would be. Narrated from the viewpoint of a Catholic youth apprenticing for a wealthy shipbuilder, this is a story of intrigue, conflict, and–ultimately–redemption. [Read more…]