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Something Worth Doing by Jane Kirkpatrick

Something Worth Doing by Jane Kirkpatrick

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Well researched portrayal of life in 1853 with authentic family dynamics. I found Abigail, Ben, and the people they interacted with to be solidly researched and well fleshed out characters. Abigail’s struggles are relatable and easy to identify with even though we live in a very different world and the culture has changed a lot since then. Ben comes across how I would imagine a husband would be back then and I feel the situation they found themselves in to be believable and true to the time period. Kirkpatrick does a solid job painting the scenery and conveying the emotions of the characters, especially Abigail. I like that she includes discussion questions so the book can be used in a literature study. Overall, this is an enjoyable, enlightening, and even educational read that I can easily recommend.



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Witch Hunt by Tabitha Morrow

Witch HuntWitch Hunt by Tabitha Morrow

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Very well written. The flow of the entire book was spot on and kept me turning pages eagerly. Characters felt fleshed out and realistic with actions and reactions exactly in line with their personalities and situations. About half way through the book I began to recall a movie I had seen in 2004 with several similarities to the setting and events. Although this was a bit disappointing it didn’t take too much away from my enjoyment of the book since it was well worth the read.

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