Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

African-American McFadden presents a sometimes schematically plotted but sweet debut tale of an unlikely friendship between two women. Set in a fictional small town of 1950s Arkansas, the story vividly evokes the life and time of a community still haunted by racism. The people are poor, work hard, and have been so badly treated by whites that fifteen years ago when teenaged Jude Taylor was found ... Read full review

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User Review  - EllenH - LibraryThing

Wow, a real page turner. This is the second book I've read by Bernice Mcfadden, and her first book. I was as impressed with this as I was by her other one. Now I find out there is a book 2 of Sugar. I too have ordered it from the library. Read full review

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This book held my attention from beginning to end and didn't turn out exactly as I expected it would. It's a rare and wonderful thing when I can be surprised and I love it. A great movie could come forth from the pages of this story!
I'm giving four thumbs out of five.

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