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Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - drowningmermaid - Goodreads

+++ SOME SPOILERS BELOW +++ +++ I CAN'T BE BOTHERED TO TAKE THEM OUT +++ A campy melodrama that borrows heavily, without ever crediting, from "Uncle Tom's Cabin." (I could see this being a publisher's ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Isis - Goodreads

I liked the premise of the book. the beginning was entertaining and promising but the middle kind of lost steam for me. Lavinia was likeable enough but it felt a bit forced. Also the voice of Belle ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Ambreen - Goodreads

I don't really read a lot of historical fiction but since this was one of my book club books, didn't really have a choice and anyway, that's the whole point of a book club. Variety. The book started ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Sadie Stevenson - Goodreads

This book was a challenge for me to read for my book club a very haunting story that as you turned each page you knew all of these things really did happen back in this era,not a subject I want to read about again for sure as no one should be treated as the people were in this book Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Martta HP - Goodreads

The writing was uninspired, the characters divided into Good People and Bad People as subtly as in a Disney movie, and truly I was not surprised when in the "Author's note" part she confessed she had had no idea what she was doing with the story at all. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

I found Lavinia's persistent naÔvetť infuriating! Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Toni - Goodreads

Very much not my kind of story. I prefer happier stories. This was a lot of depressing piled on top of more depressing. It was just too much. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Hollyaw24 - Goodreads

I read this book because it was recommended as one that I would like if I enjoyed reading The Help. It is really, really different from that book. Similarity ended with them both being about racism. I ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Alexandra - Goodreads

I thought it whitewashed slavery in an unbelievable way. But impossible to put down. Would be great for a plane. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Cara Destefano reymann - Goodreads

Though this book will keep your attention, you will find yourself desperate to see one of the characters do something, anything, other than sit there too shackled and dim witted to escape or even ease ... Read full review


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