Far different than my usual book fare of historical romantic novels and helpful non-fiction Christian books on being a wife and parent-at first I was unsure how I would feel about sinking my teeth into a political novel–particularly one with the title Oil and that was 360 pages long! However, now I’m glad that I was sent this book to review!
I found the book to be one that you had to focus on while reading–this is no light and fluffy storyline that you can just waltz through. With intricate stories lines that weave in and out of each other and deeply developed characters you definitely need to pay attention or you’ll get lost. Other than that, however, I found the story to be extremely interesting, even for me, and it kept me turning the pages. Even with how huge it is I was able to finish it off quickly–going faster as I neared the end to find out what was going to happen! I’ll warn you though-it ends in a cliff hanger! I enjoyed it to the point that I will definitely want to read the next book to find out what is going to happen. I loved the ever so subtle hints of Christianity woven throughout the book, and the way it portrayed all the different characters and their many facets. This is a great read, even if it is not your usual genre!