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Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Christie - Goodreads

There was a strong smell of smoke, and new fear fueled me. In the late 1700s, Lavinia, a young Irish immigrant whose parents died during the voyage is indentured on a Virginia plantation. Over the ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kateandchris - Goodreads

I'm glad I finished this book, though about halfway through, I felt like it should be renamed, "A Series of Unfortunate Events." What redeemed the book was the historical information, and well-drawn ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Narda Cotton - Goodreads

I will look to read her next novel titled something like Crow Woman. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

At the time I was happy to read a story, told from beginning to end (though I did have to read preview the climax of the novel in the preface, so annoying...) I don't think it was trying to say ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Carole Nahra - Goodreads

Centered around two women, Belle and Lavinia, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, this book focuses on life on a plantation, on which slaves are a fact of life in the big house and the kitchen house. It's a simply told story of relationships between slaves and their owners. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Laumiller - Goodreads

This book was good. Really good. Interesting and tangled relationships. Unfortunately, it wasn't great. I wanted it to be great. I expected it to be great. But I think it got too caught up in the ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

It was a good story. However I did get frustrated with the main character, Lavinia. Also the end seemed very rushed. Most of the book was consistent, and evenly paced but towards the end the author just seemed to want to get the story over with. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Allie - Goodreads

Characters in this book seemed to be either completely likable or completely unlikable. I felt as though this book just featured one heart-wrenching, tragic situation after another. Despite this, Grissom kept me turning the pages to find out what would happen next. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Katherine - Goodreads

This one started out so strong! Then somewhere about two thirds in, it devolved into sort of a soap opera type melodrama. Which sounds terrible to say about a book depicting the lives of black slaves ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kelly Springer - Goodreads

Loved this, but then again, I like all stories with an interesting protagonist. It was not predictable at all, which is one of my hang-ups and one that hopefully I've avoided with my novel. Read full review


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