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Nov 18, 2019LoganLib_Phoebe rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
A good read, but I would recommend The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek over this one for the historical detail (a whole section at the back as opposed to two sentences) and transforming power of books; this is much more focused on the…
Nov 18, 2019ArapahoeStaff36 rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
I wanted so much to love this and in the end, I just liked it. It held my interest (rural America! Libraries! Drama! Friendship!) but it’s one book that I wouldn’t reread.
Nov 17, 2019Einer2 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Jojo Moyes and a great history lesson in one!
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Nov 09, 2019Stressed01 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I LOVED this book and did not want it to end. Sometimes historical books can be tricky, but this had me hooked from the 1st chapter. Easy to read, topical with issues still prevalent nearly 100 years later for women, it was one of the…
Nov 07, 2019
Loved it! Very different type story for the author who generally has a lot of sarcastic humor in her characters. This was far more serious but very well written and kept me up late every night as I couldn't put it down.
Nov 04, 2019midori_hon rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
i was sceptical, moyes was going to segue from a clinic in switzerland (the last book i read/enjoyed) to a setting in rural kentucky during the great depression? my fears were unfounded, and thoughts of paris soon left my head. this story…
Oct 31, 2019JCLLisaH rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes is historical fiction at its very best! Set in 1939 Southern Kentucky, the lives of five strong female characters come together to form and operate the Packhorse Library, where they deliver by horseback,…
Oct 30, 2019
This is a wonderful book about an interesting time in our history. The characters are compelling, and the story is very thought-provoking.
Oct 28, 2019mliz84321 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Just finished reading this novel and absolutely loved it from start to finish. Loved the different story lines, heartache, and adventure. Just saw this will be a motion picture and can’t wait!! Praise to JoJo Moyes as this was a bit…
Oct 23, 20192greyts rated this title 1.5 out of 5 stars
The last 13 pages are worth the depressing previous 300 plus.
Oct 03, 2019DCLadults rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
A New & Noteworthy pick. Five strong women from varying backgrounds brave the isolated Kentucky countryside on horseback during the Depression to deliver books to neighbors who have none. A story of resilience and friendship with a…
Sep 24, 2019
Change of scene for Moyes - Horseback Librarians of Kentucky!