Clicky

A Life Full of Laughter: Finished Reading "The Help"

"All that I'm after is a life full of laughter...."

Join me as I blog about my love of quilting, knitting, gardening, reading, crocheting, pets, relationships, reviewing books & products, offering giveaways and just life in general!

Social Media Contacts...

FacebookTwitterRSS FeedEmail

Subscribe via Email

Lisa's bookshelf: currently-reading

Hannah's ListSummer On Blossom StreetTwenty WishesBack On Blossom StreetSusannah's GardenA Good Yarn

More of Lisa's books »
Book recommendations, book reviews, quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists
Powered by Blogger.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Finished Reading "The Help"

The HelpThe Help by Kathryn Stockett

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Wow! I had heard such good things about this book. I was a little worried, to be honest, that The Help would not live up to the hype. I decided to go ahead and take the plunge though & I am so glad that I did! This is a wonderful book. Not only did it live up to the hype, in my opinion, but it exceeding what everyone had been telling me.

I loved how it was funny, sassy, sweet, and sad all at the same time. I loved how the author was able to motivate me to question how things where during a time when I wasn't even alive. I really enjoyed Miss Skeeter a lot. She seemed so full of dreams and goals - it was refreshing in a time period where most women just dreamed of becoming a wife and mother.

Everyone should take the time to read this book!



View all my reviews

3 comments:

Tracy said...

I just finished this book too and loved it. I think everyone should read this!!
Tracy
http://www.mama-press.com

mmbear said...

I haven't read the book but from the sounds of it, the book is good but does the movie follow the book or does it add or delete things? That is the big question. I am a new follower thru GFC and Facebook. I would love a follow back on both when you get the chance. Thanks so much for your help and have a great weekend!

Mary@http://www.mmbearcupoftea.com

Dizzy C said...

I loved this novel. It certainly made me think.

I am looking forward to the film to see if they have managed to bring those powerful characters to the screen.

carol

 
Real Time Web Analytics