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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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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  • Annie McDonnell
    May 31, 2019

    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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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...

  • Shelley
    May 31, 2019

    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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

  • Melissa T
    Jul 04, 2019

    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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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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  • Charlotte
    Jun 09, 2019

    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 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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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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  • Amy Wigand
    May 31, 2019

    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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

  • Serena Soape
    May 31, 2019

    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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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
    May 31, 2019

    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 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...

    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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  • Jean  Felty
    May 31, 2019

    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 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...

    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 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 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...

    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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  • Christina
    May 31, 2019

    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 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...

    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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