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User Review  - amydelpo - LibraryThing

An interesting book, not a great one. The writing was unimpressive, and the plot was often predictable and easy. But. I think this was a brave book for a Southern woman to write, and I am glad I read it. Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Maggie - Goodreads

If you're looking for an intro novel about the Civil Rights Movement, this is it. Lively pacing, humorous, just enough complexity and depth of character to make it interesting. HOWEVER-- If you're ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Goodreads

If you're looking for an intro novel about the Civil Rights Movement, this is it. Lively pacing, humorous, just enough complexity and depth of character to make it interesting. HOWEVER-- If you're ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

As a story, this was well-written with a plot that carried. However, the take-away message about race ("We're all the same inside!") felt superficial and irrelevant. The popularity of this book ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Renata - Goodreads

OK admittedly I did get into the story and I kept reading to find out what other improbable things were going to happen. But as I read I could not stop being annoyed by the book's propagation of ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Bookaholic (reads every mortal thing) - Goodreads

Boring, boring, boring. It 'attempts' to be really heart touching, but just turns out bleh. I can see why it's so popular; it's 'the classic of tomorrow'. Just like Moby Dick was, way back in the late ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Goodreads

Boring, boring, boring. It 'attempts' to be really heart touching, but just turns out bleh. I can see why it's so popular; it's 'the classic of tomorrow'. Just like Moby Dick was, way back in the late ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Chris Witt - Goodreads

If you are looking for the "To Kill a Mockingbird" of a new generation, you won't find it in Kathryn Stockett's "The Help". Yes, it was a hugely successful debut novel for Stockett. No, it is not as ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Goodreads

If you are looking for the "To Kill a Mockingbird" of a new generation, you won't find it in Kathryn Stockett's "The Help". Yes, it was a hugely successful debut novel for Stockett. No, it is not as ... Read full review

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User Review  - abbeyhar - LibraryThing

More like 2.5 stars - an interesting story to be sure, but the writing was not the greatest. Read full review


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