01 April 2018

The Beloved Wild; Melissa Ostrom

The Beloved WildThe Beloved Wild by Melissa Ostrom
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Historical fiction is always a difficult sell to students, and this slice of life in New Hampshire/Western New York State is slow, deliberate and predictable, which may mean it's even less likely to get picked up. Having said that, the atmosphere and setting are wonderfully done - if readers can stick with it, they'll be rewarded. The comparisons to Pride and Prejudice aren't deserved, btw, but the idea that a first impression or opinion can be incorrect is woven throughout.

ARC provided by publisher.

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