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User Review  - janiereader - LibraryThing

I've never heard of this book until some out of town friends I know read it in a book group, so I decided to read it. What a truly terrific read, not sure why I never heard of it before. While ... Read full review

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User Review  - Staciele - LibraryThing

My mom gave me this book for my birthday in October and I chose it for our book club to read this last month. There is no question this is an excellent choice for a book club. There is so much to talk ... Read full review

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User Review  - janna_voss - LibraryThing

This book got off to a great start. I couldn't put it down. Yes, a quick read. That said, overall, I found it disappointing... If a movie is made of this novel, I think that movie will be shown on LifeTime Television, and I don't mean that in a good way. Read full review

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User Review  - 2LZ - LibraryThing

I was truly engaged while reading The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom. It is a riveting story that compels the reader forward, not wanting for the book to end, but intrigued to discover the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mommerny - LibraryThing

I haven't read a page-turner like this in a while. Connecting with the story and the characters hit me from the very first paragraph. I wanted to get to the end and have more to read all at the same ... Read full review

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User Review  - CandyH - LibraryThing

This is the story of the life of Lavinia, a young girl orphaned in the late 1700s during the trip her family makes from Ireland to America. Lavinia is immersed into plantation life when the ship's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schatje - LibraryThing

Lavinia, an orphaned Irish immigrant, arrives at a Virginia tobacco plantation as an indentured servant in the 1790s. She is adopted by the family of slaves who work in the Big House and the Kitchen ... Read full review

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User Review  - schoolnurse - LibraryThing

What a great book! It is a fantastic audio book production too! I am so glad someone in my book club picked this book since I am not sure I would've picked it myself. Interesting story with great ... Read full review

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User Review  - SignoraEdie - LibraryThing

Well written story of an orphaned indentured servant and her relationships with the slaves on a Virginia plantation. It certainly held my interest. Read full review

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User Review  - twopairsofglasses - LibraryThing

Superb historical novel about an Irish orphan indentured to a Southern family. A powerful look at slavery with great characters. Read full review


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