I picked this up at the library based on others' recommendations. I'm not sure I loved it, but it was good. Just a good character story - one of those "makes you appreciate what you've got" type stories.
She's got a very interesting writing style. I really find her books refreshing. This one kept my attention all the way through. I'm going to be reading more by this author.
I love all of Kingsolver's books and recommend all of them highly.
I enjoyed this novel, but it definately wasn't as good as Kingsolver's other novel The Poisonwood Bible. I think some girls might identify with Taylor, the narrator. She didn't feel she fit in where she was and decided to explore the country to see where she fit. This kind of reminded me of Massachusetts, California, Timbuktu in that it talked about traveling across country and stopping at various locations along the way....Continua