THE WAY: A Girl Who Dared to Rise

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In Kristen Wolf’s audacious and breathtaking novel, an unusual young girl in ancient Palestine escapes her life of oppression—undertakes an epic and dangerous journey—and struggles to accept her remarkable calling as a great spiritual leader.

Deeply emotional, highly provocative and edge-of-your-seat suspenseful, THE WAY transports readers to an exotic world brimming with intrigue, betrayal, passion, unforgettable characters and jaw-dropping plot twists.

Gorgeously written, cinematic in scope and utterly captivating, Anna’s bold journey of courage—and its startling revelations—will thrill and inspire readers everywhere.

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2019 Eric Hoffer Finalist
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“A young girl in ancient Palestine struggles with her calling as a spiritual leader in Wolf’s audacious, deftly woven debut.”
—Publishers Weekly

“This book took me on a journey… I was surprised in more ways than I ever could have imagined. THE WAY is one of those rare novels that makes you think.”
—Javier Sierra, New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Supper

“Remarkable story, beautifully told.”
—Mary Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of An Unquenchable Thirst

“…sure to be a book-club darling.”
—Booklist

“The Way is a unique and ambitious debut novel, certain to provoke passionate discussions.”
—John Shors, bestselling author of Beneath a Marble Sky

“…page turning and utterly creative.”
—Maria’s Space

“Wolf’s voice, vision, and verve combine to make THE WAY an emotional and action-packed debut.”
—Alice Peck, author of Bread, Body, Spirit: Finding the Sacred in Food and Next to Godliness

“The point [Wolf] makes in this book is one I deeply believe in: we begin with the mother and then we lose our way—all of us.”
—Kavita N. Ramdas, the Global Fund for Women

“..this spiritually provocative novel will enthrall people of all faiths.”
—Bookloons

“Respelendent writing.”
—Minding Spot

“THE WAY challenges you to think beyond what you have learned… to expand your vision…”
—Library Girl Reads

“A bold and powerful story… needs to make its way to the reading lists of women…everywhere.”
—Rainbow Reader

“Highly descriptive settings, imaginative plot, and flowing script abound…”
—Literary R & R

“In a debut certain to spark conversation, Kristen Wolf takes the story of Christianity and spins it in an entirely different direction…”
—Historic Novels Review