Kristine Madera Book Review

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

Book Review by Kristine Madera


Parable of the Sower book review by Kristine MaderaNormally, I shy away from novels this dystopian since life is dystopian enough, but this was recommended to me by enough people that I give it a whirl—and I’m glad I did.

Woven through Parable of the Sower is a hopeful thread that something better is possible if we are brave enough, crafty enough, and compassionate enough to follow its tug and reimagine our guiding philosophies.

Though I truly hope the world isn’t destined for a version of life presented in Parable of the Sower, the lessons apply as much to our journey today as they do to the world that Lauren, the 18-year-old protagonist in the book, lives in.

Lauren models those lessons and her emerging philosophies for living with openness, curiosity, grace, and grit, and offers examples we’d do well to follow.

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About Kristine

Kristine Madera is a #1 bestselling Amazon author, novelist, hypnotherapist, and pro-topian with a passion for helping people better themselves and the world. Informed by global travel, teaching abroad, and a stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer, Kristine believes that everyone plays a part in imagining and creating our collective future.

Volunteering at Mother Teresa’s Home for the Dying in Calcutta inspired her novel, God in Drag. She birthed her upcoming novel, The Snakeman’s Wife, as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Papua New Guinea.

Read the first chapter of God in Drag HERE