Saturday, November 11, 2006
These is My Words by Nancy E. Turner
5 stars!! Let me preface this by saying, I didn't expect to like this book. I don't generally like historical fiction, but this book came highly recommended and was chosen for an online book club I joined, so I thought I would give it a shot. The book is based on one of the author's ancestors who lived on the frontier in Arizona during the end of the 1800's. It is written as her diary. The narrator is one of the best heroine's I've ever read. I could not put this book down. It starts out pretty brutal, but that only serves to make you truly become involved in the characters. I really loved this book, and I plan to read the next one that continues the story, Sarah's Quilt. I balled like a big, fat baby at the end, even though it was somewhat predictable.