Oct 03, · An impulsive British woman, her band of librarians on horseback, a punishing winter in Southern Appalachia, moonshiners with itchy trigger fingers and the Author: Karin Tanabe. I purchased on July 23,and read, The Book Women of Troublesome Creek: A Novel by Kim Michele Richardson that was published May 7, When I purchased on Oct 17,The Giver of Stars: A Novel by Jojo Moyes, I was surprised to see that the plot was so similar that it was almost like they had been writing from the same script/5.
Oct 08, · THE GIVER OF STARS by Jojo Moyes ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 8, Women become horseback librarians in s Kentucky and face challenges from the landscape, the weather, and the men around them. Alice thought marrying attractive American Bennett Van Cleve would be her ticket out of her stifling life in England. The Giver of Stars. Rating: First, the controversy.
Much has been made of the similarity between this book, THE GIVER OF STARS, by Jojo Moyes, and THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK, by Kim Michele Richardson, which came out just five months before this one.
Both books take place in Kentucky and deal with the Pack Horse Library Project, which was inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt and. Nov 07, · Book Review The Giver of Stars is a relaxing and pleasurable read about friendship, love and a love of books. The story is inspired by the real-life packhorse librarians, which was a program that involved around 30 libraries in Appalachia that was administered under First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt from the mids through the mids.4/5.
Oct 08, · The relationships between men and women in this book vary greatly from Margery and Sven’s loving, mutual respect and passion, to Bennett and Alice’s bewildered lack of understanding to the true love affair that blossoms between Alice and Fred. The Giver of Stars Jojo Moyes, Penguin Publishing pp.
ISBN Summary From the author of Me Before You, set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond.
Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. So glad I found your question as the entire time I was reading “Giver of Stars” I continually was comparing it to “Book Woman”.
Book Woman does a far better job of capturing the Appalachian narrative. In addition Book Woman is a more engaging story than Giver of Stars. View my Affiliate Disclosure page here. The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes is an engaging tale about five women and their journey through the mountains of Kentucky. The following book club questions for The Giver of Stars will have spoilers.
Jun 29, · Today’s review is on The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. The Giver of Stars first came on my radar when it was picked for the Hello Sunshine Book Club hosted by Reese Witherspoon, however it was not until I read the synopsis that I was convinced I needed to read this book. One of the things that jumped out at me was that it was about pack horse librarians in rural Kentucky in – all the.
Oct 07, · books "Me Before You" Author Jojo Moyes Has Been Accused Of Publishing A Novel With "Alarming Similarities" To Another Author's Book. The historical novels The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek and The Giver of Stars, published a few months apart, share some noticeable xn----7sbabhdjm5bc4be1amle.xn--p1ai Woman author Kim Michele Richardson has raised concerns; Moyes denies having read Richardson’s xn----7sbabhdjm5bc4be1amle.xn--p1ai: Tomi Obaro.
Dec 02, · The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes is the unforgettable story of a group of women that become the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky. The women are. Oct 08, · Yet the women in “The Giver of Stars” are always able to overcome the challenges that are put in front of them.
While the novel mostly succeeds with this. Nov 08, · British author Jojo Moyes’ latest novel, THE GIVER OF STARS, is one of those rare examples where fiction communicates very human truths that historical facts alone can’t express.
But to get the idea, a historical prelude is helpful. Overview. The Giver of Stars () by JoJo Moyes is a work of women’s fiction that can also be categorized as historical fiction. Not long after its publication, The Giver of Stars became embroiled in controversy when another author, Kim Michele Richardson, noted similarities between her book about the WPA Pack Horse Librarians, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, and Moyes’s novel.
Based on a true story rooted in America's past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope. At times funny, at others heartbreaking, this is a richly rewarding novel of women's friendship, of true love, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond. Dec 09, · Bestselling author of such books as Me Before You and The Girl You Left Behind Jojo Moyes brings us a heartwarming story about the importance of.
Oct 13, · The Giver of Stars. Jojo Moyes Penguin, £20, pp In s Kentucky, Alice Wright marries an American to escape her claustrophobic English family, only.
An adventure story grounded in female competence and mutual support, and an obvious affection for the popular literature of the early 20th century, give this Depression-era novel plenty of appeal. Review by Annie Peters October Ill-suited to the stultifying environment and prospects of England, Alice jumps at the chance to escape to America by marrying Bennet, the wealthy, handsome son of.
Oct 08, · Reviews; The Giver of Stars; The Giver of Stars. About the Book The Giver of Stars. by Jojo Moyes. Set in Depression-era America, THE GIVER OF STARS is a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of ME BEFORE YOU and THE PEACOCK EMPORIUM.
Oct 08, · The Giver of Stars is a celebration of love, but also of reading, of knowledge, of female friendship, of the beauty of our most rural corners and our enduring American grit: the kind of true grit that can be found in the hills of Kentucky and on the pages of this inspiring book.”/5(K). REVIEWS: The Giver of Stars The Washington Post Kirkus Reviews Goodreads Book Companion #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.
Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond. Oct 07, · “The Giver of Stars” is a richly rewarding exploration of the depths of friendship, good men willing to stand up to bad and adult love. Moyes celebrates the power of reading in a terrific book that.
The following version of this book was used to create this guide: Moyes, Jojo. The Giver of Stars. New York, Penguin Random House LLC, The book opens with a scene of a woman named Margery riding through the snowy Kentucky mountains to deliver some books. Oct 08, · The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes is a fictional tale about the real-life Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky.
Jojo Moyes is one of the most successful authors around today. She’s a New York Times bestseller and her novel Me Before You became a movie. She’s one of my favorite authors. But when I first read the synopsis about The Giver of Stars, I definitely had doubts. The Giver of Stars addresses prejudice and racism in the ’s, such as the poverty gap, sexist attitudes and abuse of women, and discrimination against black people. There’s a lot packed into this book, and I don’t think the blurb gives this story enough justice.
Oct 28, · Moyes' latest, The Giver of Stars, is set to receive the same treatment almost a decade later (exact release date TBD).
Set in small-town s Kentucky, the novel centers on a. The Giver of Stars is Jojo Moyers new book based on a true story about The Horseback Librarians of Kentucky that was started by Eleanor Roosevelt. The idea was to bring books and help educate and enrich the lives of people who lived in the hills in the country side of Kentucky. The Giver of Stars is a celebration of love, but also of reading, of knowledge, of female friendship, of the beauty of our most rural corners and our enduring American grit: the kind of true grit that can be found in the hills of Kentucky and on the pages of this inspiring book.
Washington Post The Giver of Stars is a richly rewarding. Jul 30, · 6 Responses to Review of “The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes. Hannah says: 07/30/ at am. I have this book on my tbr pile. Your review was interesting. Thanks for explaining more about the book and the pictures you posted. Reply. Jenny @. Jan 18, · Book Review: The Giver of Stars January 18, shaloowalia Book Review Leave a comment When I read in the book blurb that ‘The Giver of Stars’ from Jojo Moyes is based on the Horseback Librarians, I knew that I had to read it.
May 26, · Side note: I have also read Book Woman and loved Giver of Stars so much more. Writing about the same subject is not plagiarism.
If it was, then all historical fiction based on historical records would be. My Completely Spoiler Ridden Review: You may remember I read and reviewed The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek last year and addressed the. Jun 20, · Here’s the quick synopsis and section by section summary for The Giver of Stars by Jojo xn----7sbabhdjm5bc4be1amle.xn--p1air warning: these summaries contains spoilers. Table of Contents Quick Plot Synopsis Chapter-by-Chapter Summary.
For a non-spoiler version of the plot summary, see The Bibliofile’s review of The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. Quick Synopsis. The Giver of Stars also reminds me the importance of books for our world and me personally. I have formed friendships rooted in books, my pre-teen and teenage years would have been terrible without books, and even in my adult years, I have found a good book can.
Oct 23, · The Giver of Stars is the story of five women from very different backgrounds, brought together in a tiny community in the mountains of Kentucky.
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It has always made me really sad because I grew up with my nose in a book and with adulting and. Based on a true story rooted in America’s past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope and epic in its storytelling. Funny, heartbreaking, enthralling, it is destined to become a modern classic--a richly rewarding novel of women’s friendship, of true love, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond.
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The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are,/5(K). Sep 06, · The Giver has recently been made into a film, and so, with the suggestion of one of my bookish friends, I picked the book up to see what the story was.
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If you need a reminder on why I do a weekly book review, check it out here! So, with no more ado, here is my review of The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes! The Giver of Stars begins when English-woman Alice marries American Bennett Van Cleve and moves from England to rural Kentucky.
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Synopsis: Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small. Dec 22, · The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes My rating: of 5 stars I was so hesitant to pick up this book. I’ve only read one other book by Moyes, Me Before You, and was absolutely infuriated by it. Not because it was a bad book, mind you; on the contrary, it was incredibly compelling and introduced some characters for whom I came to care deeply.
Apr 08, · This book is exactly what the major motion picture industry loves. I have no doubt we will see it on the big screen soon.
****Four stars for The Giver of Stars by Jo Jo Moyes. Read last week’s review of City of Thieves. My current read, Love and Other Consolation Prizes.