Yes!!The heroine of the story, Caroline, takes you to the brink of frustration just before you find relief. You gain an understanding of the love Caro..Show More »line has for sweet, dear Rachel, one of her mothers, and gain insight into how many southern children during this era were actually raised. Brother George’s ministry to Jake grows into a strong bond that envelops the story.
Years ago I listened to the series of Miss Julia by Ann B. Ross audiobooks and I really enjoyed them. I found Mary Lou Cheatham's book just as enterta..Show More »ining. This is the first book by this author that I have listen to and I would be interested in hearing more of her works. I did, however, find that the narrator's (Jodi Hokinson) voice made me sleepy. Not a problem if I am listening to them before I go to bed, but it is a problem if I am driving. So, I bumped up my speed to 1.25 and found that tempo more pleasant for my circumstances.
This coming of age novel depicts a realistic, earthy view of rural Mississippi life in the past. Vivid descriptions help the characters come alive as ..Show More »they face challenges of the times. I look forward to reading and/or listening to other books by this author.