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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - mrstreme - LibraryThing

When we hear about the "labor force" of the antebellum South, we often hear about enslaved Africans, forced to work the land in an unimaginably oppressive life. Kathleen Grissom, in her debut novel ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Powerful, interesting read, but it presents a lot of disturbing issues on a VA plantation in the 1700's. Emotional abuse, incest, rape, greed, drug abuse, families ruined by human depravity. A complex, richly crafted, heartbreaking plot with tangible, memorable characters. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Melissa Howell - Goodreads

A book about slavery in the South in the late 1700s and early 1800s, focusing on a 7-year-old white indentured servant and her connection to the slave society on a plantation. It was an interesting ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Lila - Goodreads

A very disturbing book for me. Read it for book-club, but probably wouldn't choose to read it on my own. The ending was very abrupt and lots of people/things left hanging. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - carrie - Goodreads

I know everyone loves this one, but it fell flat for me. It definitely is plot driven and that kept me going, but I could not get emotionally invested in the characters. When I read the prologue I had ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

Good book...but depressing. I kept waiting for the happiness, I guess I'm a sucker for happy endings, and love stories. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kerri - Goodreads

I'm still not sure what I think of this book. There are so many injustices and accidents one after another and I think I just wasn't in the mood to read such a depressing book. It was a quick read for ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Paula - Goodreads

Quite liked this one. I gave this three stars due to the disturbing content in the book. I felt that the author took events in the book over the top and made it a bit unbelievable. However, it was a ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Tracy - Goodreads

Heard this is better than The Help Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kazia Trujillo - Goodreads

A strong beginning and middle with great character growth. Read full review


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