Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Sixteen Brides by Stephanie Grace Whitson

Sixteen Brides image Sixteen Brides by Stephanie Grace Whitson

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


Stephanie Grace Whitson makes you feel like you are back in the year of 1871 with this post civil war novel. The book takes you for a ride with 16 women who are moving west for various reasons only to find out that the men out west may have other plans for them.

At first I found this book to be very confusing hard to follow with the immediate introduction of 16 women plus other main characters. However, for various reasons the story soon slows down with only 6 women to follow. The tale is engaging and fun with a wide range of emotions and situations. You get a good long story for the cost of the book!

It is a good story, some wonderful history woven in, and some great biblical truth sprinkled through out - primarily from one of my favorite characters, Jeb Cooper. There are a few situations that are intense and may not be appropriate for a teen girl to read.

Sixteen Brides is full of twists, turns, and tender friendship, but can be a challenge to keep up with!

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This review copy was provided courtesy of Bethany House Publishing.

1 comment:

  1. Interesting. You picked this one. :) I picked Heart's Awakening. I did my review for it already too. :)


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