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…Read moreRead more of this comment
Nov 17, 2019Einer2 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Jojo Moyes and a great history lesson in one!
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…Read moreRead more of this comment
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…Read moreRead more of this comment
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,…Read moreRead more of this comment
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…Read moreRead more of this comment
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…Read moreRead more of this comment