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Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Jean - Goodreads

Interesting premise; young white indentured girl raised in the slave quarters of a southern plantation. Characters one dimensional. Writing was awful. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Julia Jackson - Goodreads

I am at a loss to understand the positive reviews this book has received. Although I was intrigued by the book's premise--an orphaned Irish child being taken in and raised by slaves in 1700's Virginia ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

Gosh, I really wanted to like this book. Even a little. But there was just too much cruelty, oppression, and heartbreak in it for me. Any interesting character development just seemed completely ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

There is really nothing new about this book. It was one sad page after another with a slightly different story line than many other books written about this subject. Nothing good happened in this book. The author tried to make up for all the tragedy in the end but failed. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

I liked this book for the first few chapters. I liked some of the characters and was enjoying it. For me, it all went downhill real fast when Lavinia moved away. I can't stand reading about weak, dumb ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

This might be one of the worst books that I have tried to read in the past year.....one dimensional characters, trite and unrealistic plotting, stilted dialogue, less than adequate historical research ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Annette - Goodreads

Could not get into this book. I really didn't care about the characters. It seemed like many southern stereotypes all thrown together. Had to put it down half way through and I usually stick to a book to the end, just couldn't do it with this one. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

I kept reading, hoping that maybe something good might happen in this story to make up for the constant tragedy that every character experienced. I kept pushing through, feeling that redemption would ... 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

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

I wrote a long review of this book and was almost finished when a computer glitch ate it. Let me try to sum up by saying that this is least-common-denominator historical fiction with a dash of romance ... Read full review


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