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Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

History and historical fiction are my favorite genres, and after reading so many, many memoirs of very difficult lives, such as Frank McCourt's "Angela's Ashes", or "Twelve Years a Slave" by Solomon ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Karalynn - Goodreads

Kathleen Grissom's novel, The Kitchen House, is a poorly written, cliche novel. The characters were uninteresting and stereotypical. The plot was non existent. When I take the time to read a novel, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carly Thompson - Goodreads

Cliched melodrama about slavery. This novel is told in alternating voices between Lavinia, a white indentured servant from Ireland, and Belle, a slave fathered by the plantation owner on the ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Susan Moss - Goodreads

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom (finished 4/5/14): Oh, I really wanted to like this book, as three friends whose judgment I trust each gave it 5 stars on Goodreads (and it was a gift from one of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carole - Goodreads

I was so disappointed in this book, given the hype (best seller status). It read like a tired soap opera, with every cliche imaginable regarding the old South. I can see twirled mustaches, swooning ... Read full review

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User Review  - Georgane - Goodreads

This started out as an interesting storyline but ended up a feeling contrived. Read full review

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User Review  - Kerri O'leary - Goodreads

This book was awful. Definitely makes my top ten list for worst books I've ever read. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

It's not fair to give it one star b/c I didn't actually read it. There were too many innuendos in the first five pages that I decided to set it down. I feel bad b/c I know lots of people I know liked it a lot. Read full review

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User Review  - Carol Symes - Goodreads

Didn't enjoy this at all. It felt like one tragic event after another with no pauses in between. A poor attempt at what was probably meant to be some epic drama. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

I was really excited then quickly frustrated by this book. As I have a degree in English Lit, I feel sometimes that popular reads elude my taste. The general consensus of the book club was that the ... Read full review


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