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Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

to like this book you have to believe the main character, a young indentured servant, is completely unaware of what is happening around her. the story is told at first as she is a child and then ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Bree Hobgood - Goodreads

I did not hate this book despite the low rating, it just got on my nerves a little bit. I thought, from the beginning, that it was going to be one of those books that takes many impossible twists and ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Don't really understand why this got such great reviews. I wouldn't recommend it. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Wow, this was a heavy novel. A lot of tough things going on in the lives of the characters, and a very long novel. I had to skip a few chapters because it was getting long. Overall a good and well ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Olivia Hein - Goodreads

Zzzzzzzz...... This book was a bore. Instead of showing you how the characters evolved and felt, she just told you. The author writes like a high schooler. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

Utterly depressing book and another illustration of "white man's burden." I didn't understand why Lavinia's chapters were longer than Belle's. Their stories were equally important. I get life on the plantation was hard, but there was no levity to this book. A giant downer. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Trina - Goodreads

Let me start with saying KG writes very well. Descriptions of people, food, smells and are succinct and bring the reader directly into every experience. With that said, I did not enjoy the content ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Nicole Longenecker - Goodreads

I thought this book was well written. Kathleen Grissom did a good job of putting you in the character's life and you were able to feel what they were going through. I also thought it was eye-opening ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Merty - Goodreads

After the 6th chapter, I started to question why I was reading this book. The book is entertaining, well, if you can handle tragedy after tragedy after tragedy, but nothing happens, at least the ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Rosa - Goodreads

I love historical fiction but this wasn't nuanced enough for me. The evil and cruel white Southerners & wise slaves who remain kind despite their abject circumstances are just too stock. I want multi-faceted human characters, not stereotypes. I ditched this book about pg 90. Read full review


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