A QUESTION OF HONOR BOOK REVIEW // why i loved it + i cried + meet Jesseca (she rocks) also WIN IT


Book reviews are not really my thing...like I know how to do the correct book review, but goooshh they get so boring ya know? so here is my take on a book review xD

A QUESTION OF HONOR by Jesseca Wheaton. okay okay okay *takes deep breath* SO MUCH HAPPENS IN THIS BEAUTIFUL BOOK IDK WHERE TO START.

A man. A child. A war. 

When German soldiers invade France during World War II, young Joyanna's perfect world is shattered. In the hands of those who hate her, she battles to comprehend why people can be so ruthless and cold toward those whom they have never met.

David Sullivan, pilot in the Royal Air Force, was certain he would never hate, but a painful loss forces him to either reconsider or do the inconceivable—forgive. He is suddenly challenged by the realization that doing God's will is not easy, but most important. With the lives of freedom-fighters relying on him, he must learn the difficult lesson that he is not in control, but merely one who must surrender his heart of obedience to One greater.

A sudden turn of events lands Joyanna and David in the same country—but for far different reasons. When their paths cross, David finds he must make a decision that will affect them both for the rest of their lives. 

Will he choose vengeance, or will he let his life be ruled by a higher standard? A standard of Honor.


REASON #1 

her characters. omw omw omw OMW. legit, the growth and depth you see as you read along with her people are ammmmaaazzzing. You feel a tug at your heart when something goes wrong, you smile when they smile, and when you have NO idea what is going to happen next, a wild card is pulled and you just sit there like

"wow. i need to process this"

no joke

REASON #2 

ITS ABOUT WORLD WAR II - like duuuuuuhhhhhh. Honestly though, Jesseca took such a different aspect of a World War II novel, when I was reading it, I was like "this is stuff I never thought of!" which is really good xD xD

( actual footage of me being blown away )

REASON #3

ITS SO REAL. Jesseca is 100% on top of her research (something all of us historical writers understand and detest lol). In one particular scene, I was reading it and FELT LIKE I WAS IN THE AIRPLANE TOO. it was all so real and alive.



Jesseca is an 18-year old daughter, sister, and a child of God. Her days are spent reading, cooking, spending time with siblings, or playing piano.  And writing, of course! At an early age words fascinated her, and her love for the printed page has only grown. She lives with her parents and seven siblings in the sunny state of Kansas, and she’s convinced there’s no place like home.


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so GET YOUR HANDS ON THIS BOOK BC ITS AMAZING also guys she's writing her next one and I'm dying to read it gahhhhhhhhhhh *sighs bc wow good books*

annnndddd. SHE PUT ONE OF MY POEMS IN THE BEGINNING OF HER BOOK *squeals* srsly guys, I feel so honored. gah.

p.s. my surprise is coming really soon and im dying over that too so help me plz 


favorite world war II novel?
will you enter the giveaway??

45 comments

  1. OOHHH my fav WWII novel has to be A Question of Honor. Hands down. OH YAY A PRETTY GIVEAWAY. *enters it*

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    1. IKR?! ITS SOOOOO GOOD. legit. hehehe * enters it as well* I really hope I win it since my poem is in the front xD PLUS THE BOOK IS GOALS

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  2. OH MY GOODNESS! JULIA! *hugs* Your review was just...ahh! *grins* It made me so happy reading it! And I love that "actual footage of you getting blown away." ;) Thanks BUNCHES for reviewing it! :D
    Oh, and thank you so much for letting me include your poem! I've had several people tell me it fits it PERFECTLY!

    Ohh, a surprises?! Gahhh, I want to know what it is!!

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    1. AWWW JESS *hugs* well your book is just...ahh!!! *grins* YOUR BOOK MADE ME SO HAPPY READING IT SO THERE XD hahaha!! yeah I was like "ooh yes perfect."
      dude. THANK YOU. Now to just get my hands on a copy so I can see it personally. and omw wow.. *blushes* I still can't believe you put my poem in YOUR PUBLISHED BOOK gahhhhh!!

      hehehe! You will soon. I CANT WAIT TO TELL EVERYONE *dies*

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  3. Man, eighteen years old and already has a book published, AND is working on her second one! I call that productive. ;)
    I haven't read too many World War II novels, but I'm excited to check this one out. XD

    Great review,
    Amelia
    xxx <3

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    1. dude I KNOW RIGHT??!! she's just fabulous, really. Plus, she is super fun too!!
      ooh yes do - the Christian aspect of it alone is just awesome <33

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  4. 'Kay, this was an awesome book review, very well written *gives you thumbs up*. Ooh, can't wait for the surprise!

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    1. awww really?! I love doing the creative way around the normal boring stuff. OH GOSH I CANT WAIT FOR YOU TO SEE IT XD XD XD

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  5. AHHHH THIS LOOKS SO GOOD. I'm usually not a historical fiction reader, but I NEED to read this. *goes and adds it on Goodreads*

    I loved your review! And congrats on the poem in her book. I WANT TO READ IT.

    <3

    audrey caylin

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    1. IT IS. IT IS. IT IS. you havvveee to read it k. yessss do it!

      aww thanks Audrey! *squeals* I still can't believe it... like wow and AWW I WANT YOU TO READ IT TOO. once you do, you'll have to let me know what you think of it, okay?

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  6. I entered, it looks super cool! Thanks for doing a giveaway lol!

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    1. EEP goodie!! It's a fabulous book - you should buy it if you don't win xD

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  7. Sounds like a really great book!!! I'll be looking for it:) I love historical fiction!!-Riley

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    1. IT IS!! such beauty and depth gah - so good. And YES HISTORICAL FICTION <33333333

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  8. WOW this is so awesome! *enters giveaway*
    Ohh do I have to pick just onnnneeeee novel??????? I would choose Salt To The Sea or THE BOOK THIEF. Of course....

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    1. DUDE YOU'LL LOVE THIS BOOK YOU HAVE TO READ IT
      hahhaa!! I knew you would have a hard time ;)

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  9. This looks AMAZING, and your poem is in it, ahhhh! That is so fun!!!!

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    1. It really is, Bri!! You should get it xD I KNOW I KNOW I KNOW *squeals*

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  10. This is one of the best books ever! :D Jesseca did such an amazing job.... God definitely used her for His glory in this writing!

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    1. agreeeeddd!! FOR SURE. IKR? Like wow - she's got God given talent <3

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  11. The more I hear about this book, the more I know I need to read it.. It sounds amazing, and how cool that it includes one of your poems! You're a published author yourself! ;)

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    1. You have to - like wow it's sooooooooooooooooooooo fabulous. I KNOW. Jesseca asked me to include it and I was like *faints* YES
      woah dude.. I HADN'T THOUGHT OF THAT BEFORE. woah woah woah

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    2. Also, I just watched the video from your previous post, and you two are fun. I like the sister relationship - it reminds me of my sister and I - so many things only we find funny.. Haha, sorry for my question. I wasn't wishing either death upon you. I was curious how you'd answer because and friend and I were discussing it recently (and I think we decided on a shark too, although a crocodile would really cement people's fear of Australian animals).

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    3. awwww thanks Jessica!! Aren't sisters awesome?? Oh, no! Seriously we were joking, we loved the question ;) lol!!! no way, for some reason, a shark just seems a bit less... scary? I legit have no idea why haha!

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  12. This looks awesome! I would love to get my hands on a copy.

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    1. Me too lol!! I really wanna see my poem in print plus the book is goals *crosses fingers and hopes to win the giveaway*

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  13. NOW THIS WAS A BOOK REVIEW. sometimes they can get so booooooring but I luuuuuuuurrrrved this one. Also I feel SO COOL knowing what the top secret surprise is. *grins and chuckles and throws bookcase because i feel like it* And because it only took me like three tries to guess it. BABAM #boss
    In all reality I hope I win this because I am a WWII fiend.

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    1. LOL!! Amanda xD hahha ikr, book reviews can get so boring. wellllllllllllllll somehow you guessed it LEGIT IDK HOW YOU DID you're crazy or something bc how can you even read my mind i cant. lol
      dude. no. it's mine, k xD

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  14. I have heard so much about Jessica's book - I really want to read it now. :)

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  15. This looks like such a good book!!

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  16. My favorite WWII novel is Interrupted: A Life Beyond Words. =) I'll have to check this book out!

    Micaiah
    www.notebooksandnovels.com

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    1. Ooh I'll have to look that up - thanks! AND YES DO IT XD

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  17. OKAY IF ITS A WWII BOOK I NEED TO READ IT. LIKE RIGHT NOW. (also woah coolios you have a poem in the book?! awesomes! :D)

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    1. DUDE IT IS A WWII BOOK SO YES YOU NEED TO READ IT LIKE RIGHT NOW (gahhh ikr?! *squeals*)

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  18. This looks SO good!

    Hailey
    haileyhudson.wordpress.com

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  19. Wow, that looks like a crazy good book. Favourite WWII book? Probably The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg (or burg, don't remember...). I was reading another one called All God's Children by Anna somethingrather (terrible with author last names apparently...) and that one was a really good read too.

    So happy for you!! Way cool to have one of your poems in a book!

    Janice

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    1. yesss! It really is. ooh those sound interesting - I will probably look them up.

      thanks!! It's really exciting <3

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  20. Wow!!! This looks like a really good book! I'd love to read it!

    - Maddy littlebitofsunshineweb.wordpress.com

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    1. I'm sure you would love it - I couldn't put it down!

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  21. THAT LOOKS SO GOOD <3 historical fic is the best.

    AND YOUR POEM WAS IN IT WOW YOUR FAMOUS BUT WE ALL KNEW THAT ALREADY XD

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    1. I KNOW. historical fiction gets me every time bc like its real and not ya know

      EEP YES I STILL CANT BELIEVE IT AND AWWWWWW GOSH NO BUT THANKS XD

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  22. I think books that make you cry are the greatest form of Art;
    Leaving paper-cuts on fingers
    And sometimes wounds on Hearts.
    Paper-cuts aren't pleasant, and the reason that they smart;
    Is that their sears
    Aren't healed with tears,
    Like they are on Hearts.

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