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posted a Quick Tip about The Help. September 18, 2012
The Help
So wonderful that it was made into a movie which I haven't seen. But the novel was beautiful!
reviewed The Help. July 15, 2012
The Help
I am a white man who has never lived in Mississippi and would have been the age of little Mae Mobley at the time period covered in the book. But to dismiss this as a "woman's book" or in …
posted a Quick Tip about The Help. January 27, 2011
The Help
Intriguing and addictive read about African American maids in the south in the 1960's. The change in perspectives gave this novel great suspense.  My only complaint is that I would have liked …
reviewed The Help. July 12, 2010
The Help
My book group chose to read Kathryn Stockett's "The Help," and I was a little apprehensive when I started reading. The author is a white and writes in the voices of two black women, which …
reviewed The Help. July 09, 2010
The Help
On recommendation by the book club to which I belong, I opened the cover of The Help, Kathryn Stockett's debut novel and one which has garnered a great deal of attention--including well over 2,000 reviews …
posted a Quick Tip about The Help. July 08, 2010
The Help
Strong book. For anyone who has never lived in the south or experienced discrimination this is a must read.
reviewed The Help. July 06, 2010
The Help
I loved this book- the story and the characters and the writing- and here's why: The main story here- of the women who nanny and clean the house, their backgrounds and how they relate to one another- …
posted a Quick Tip about The Help. July 06, 2010
The Help
Loved this book! Smart and humorous despite the serious topic.
reviewed The Help. July 04, 2010
The Help
The Help by Kathryn Stockett is one of the best books I have read in a long time. The book is set in the Jackson, Mississippi during the 1960s. The book follows the stories of several African American …
posted a Quick Tip about The Help. June 24, 2010
The Help
not a fan
reviewed The Help. June 20, 2010
The Help
The Help is a page-turning story that takes place in Jacksonville, Miss in the pre-civil rights 1960's about the segregated relationships between the wealthy white land-owners and their hired black …
posted a Quick Tip about The Help. June 04, 2010
The Help
An interesting look at the women of the South before integration.
posted a Quick Tip about Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story. May 25, 2010
Blood Done Sign My Name
Great Sociological Read
reviewed The Help. May 16, 2010
The Help
The story is set in Jackson, Mississippi, in the early sixties, and narrated by three women: Aibileen is an older housemaid who has raised seventeen white children, Minny is a younger domestic with a …
reviewed The Help. May 10, 2010
The Help
Skeeter Phelan, new college grad, wants to become a serious writer. Following the advice of a New York editor, she decides to write about something that bothers her, the treatment given by her mother …
reviewed The Help. February 06, 2010
The Help
Wow. I've been trying to find the words to review this one since I finished reading it, but I'm not coming up with the right thing here. This book is, simply, amazing. I was shocked to learn this was …
reviewed The Help. January 28, 2010
The Help
What more is there to say that 1,500 other reviewers haven't already said. I just wanted to add my two cents.    I loved this book. It was so well written and poignant that once I …
reviewed The Help. August 20, 2009
The Help
The impression I am most left with after reading Kathryn Stockett's debut novel is how real and genuine it felt. I didn't detect a contrived character or situation in the entire story. On top of that, …
reviewed The Help. June 12, 2009
The Help
As a member of the Amazon Vine Program I have read and reviewed between 30-40 books. Many of these books have been quite good while only a few have been stinkers. "The Help" is by far the best book that …
reviewed The Help. April 19, 2009
The Help
Sneaky Kathryn Stockett: You made the chapters and the segments within the chapters just short enough that I'd read one and think, "Well, just one more won't hurt," and before I knew it, I was up an hour …
reviewed The Help. April 18, 2009
The Help
The astounding singer, Nina Simone wrote the song, "Mississippi Goddam" in 1964 in response to the merciless 1963 killing of civil rights leader, Medgar Evers in Jackson, Mississippi. Mississippi. The …
reviewed The Help. April 18, 2009
The Help
Nothing that I write is going to do this novel justice. This book speaks for itself.    A brilliant debut by Kathryn Stockett that will become a classic. An excellent example of strong …
reviewed The Help. April 09, 2009
The Help
From page one until almost the last, this story impressed me on many levels--      As a writer, I was impressed and envious that a first novel could be SO good.      …
reviewed The Help. March 08, 2009
The Help
Karthryn Stockett has made a bold, brilliant and successful effort with her first novel, The Help. I found the writing amazingly poignant. The author vividly takes you into the lives of a number of characters …
reviewed The Help. February 16, 2009
The Help
An awesome portrayal of the incredibly complex dynamic between the "colored help" or domestics, and their White employers. Set in the town of Jackson, Mississippi in the 60s, the novel revolves around …
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