A Peach For Big Jim

A Peach For Big Jim

In 1947 racially charged Mills Hollow, South Carolina, Chloe Mason knows not to go near the Negroes who live in the river shacks, especially sixteen-year-old Big Jim. He?s something of a myth, a big black boy known for eating opossums and howling at the moon. At least that?s what Chloe?s brother, Caleb, and her Pa, a fiddle-playing Southerner who waves a Confederate flag, In 1947 racially charged Mills Hollow, South Carolina, Chloe Mason knows not to go near the Negroes who live in the ...

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Title:A Peach For Big Jim
Author:Lisa Belmont
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Genres:Historical
Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:318 pages pages

A Peach For Big Jim Reviews

  • Shirley
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Lisa
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Kristin
    Sep 03, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

  • Annie McDonnell
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Mary
    Aug 22, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

  • Vonna
    Sep 11, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Judy
    Aug 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Luna
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Ashley
    Sep 11, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Lori
    Jul 03, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

  • Kathi Whitmore
    Sep 03, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Petro
    Sep 13, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Shelley
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Kerrysue
    Oct 10, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Cathy Tilton
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Susan Kennedy
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Kathy Webb
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Bobbie
    Jul 21, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

  • April Rogers
    Oct 05, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

  • Melissa T
    Jul 04, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

  • Shannon Navin
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Kim Ellis
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Cristie Underwood
    May 01, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Donna
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Colleen
    Jun 18, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

  • Marissa
    Aug 14, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

  • Helena Wann
    Aug 13, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Ami
    Sep 20, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Becky
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Karyn Palmer
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Christy
    Aug 22, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

  • Charlotte
    Jun 09, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

  • Pam Furmon
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Melisa Dowling
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Alex Helm
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Elizabeth J. Simpson
    Jul 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Clipinchick
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Kathy Banker
    Aug 27, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Haven
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • BETTY SHEREN
    Sep 13, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Susan
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Karen
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Deborah
    Aug 22, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

  • Amy Wigand
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Linda Mackleer
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Sally. Sayle
    Sep 25, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Margot Lissens
    Jul 29, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

  • Lynn
    Oct 18, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Serena Soape
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Mel
    May 09, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Sharon
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Mary
    Oct 11, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

  • Jean  Felty
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Morgaine
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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  • Cheryl
    Aug 19, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

  • Firetruckmama
    Sep 24, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

  • Christina
    May 31, 2019

    I loved this book. I thought it was wonderful!! Well written, full of southern dialogue, and great characters (even though you hate a lot of them). The main character is Chloe mason. She learned in school all about the famous court case that states "separate but equal". This is set ...

    I received a kindle version of this book through the goodread's giveaways. This book takes place in south Carolina in 1947. Racism is going strong in this area. Chloe lives there she has been warned to stay away from the black people { much nastier words are used in the book} on her wa...

    I won this in a Goodreads give away. It was an absorbing historical fiction focusing on racism and family history in South Carolina in the 1940s. ...

    I thought I would like this book, but I really did not. Still, the writing was good, and I did like some of the main characters- especially Chloe Mason, Big Jim, and the Widow Jones. Some of the other characters I hated for they were blinded by their prejudice so much that they saw wro...

    "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. Henry Ward Beecher." Amongst my collection of favourite books there are sadly only a few where a young female is given the opportunity to narrate her story de...

    Favourite book of this year so far ? Trigger warnings: racism and violence Representation: diverse characters Immediately from the beginning I liked the main character Chloe. Even though she is only 13, she?s a very wise girl. She?s loving and caring but still has her chil...

    Goodreads Kindle Copy Win It is the south and in the time of slavery. A young woman befriends a black man who saves him. Meeting in private she teaches him to read and giving him forbidden peaches from a widow?s tree. But soon her father finds about their meetings as he wants to l...

    A Peach For Big Jim is a book that is heartbreaking at times, yet it has some beautiful moments as well. I loved Big Jim, Widow Jones and Chloe, and the latter has a great character arc going from an innocent girl to maturing a bit during the novel. The characters are in general well d...

    A terrific story The words take you to the old South, stepped in history and long ago relationships. The power of the words is remarkable, transporting your mind to a time when races were not to interminable in any form of the word, even friendship. A very emotional dirty and one i ...

    I won a Kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway, for which I'd like to thank the publisher and the author. I was surprised to really enjoy this book. It was a quick and engaging read and very thought provoking. I liked the main characters (Big Jim and Chloe) and felt the...

    I won this book in a Goodreads give away. Although the language was not something I loved - I did love the message underneath it all. The message of forgiveness and love no matter your skin color is a much needed one. ...

    Riveting Good description of the south in the 1940?s and the racism that existed. Couldn?t put it down, stayed with me all day long. ...

    Kept my interest from the first page to the last ...

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. This book takes place in the 1940s So. Carolina, & when racial tensions were high in the deep south. Thirteen year old Chloe had always heard stories from her father & brother & others about a boy named ?Big Jim? but one day as s...

    I won this book on good reads first read. Thank you! I could not put this book down! It was very suspenseful and it kept you thinking. I?m glad it turned out the way it did for Big Jim and Chloe. ...

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