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Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their unforgettable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium

When Alice Wright agrees to marry handsome American Bennett Van Cleve and leave behind her stifling life in England for a new adventure in Kentucky, she’s soon
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Hardcover, 400 pages
Expected publication: October 8th 2019 by Pamela Dorman Books
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Mary S. R.
Apr 02, 2019 marked it as to-read
Historical fiction based on a true story of horse-riding librarians who were the Great Depression’s bookmobiles?
Diverse young women, their saddlebags full of books, preparing to ride out in vast and often unfriendly terrain or reading to families who had nothing?

Books + librarians + strong diverse women + horses + mountains + hardships + incredible unexplored history + great characters = me being the victim of a very brutal robbery!

I have to be honest, I've read one two three four—FIVE books by
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Jillian Doherty
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If I could give 10 stars, that still wouldn't be enough~

Incredible unexplored history meets well honed characters you become fully devoted to~
plus throughout the story Moyes weaves incredible literary passages, newspaper or journal snippets, which helps illustrate the journey the characters are living with beguiling clarity.

For fans of the unyielding frontier heroism, for readers of layered history, and incredible character growth and connection - as well as those who adore and/or have never r
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Julie
Apr 04, 2019 marked it as to-read
April 4th 2019: there's a date!
Expected publication: October 8th 2019. I'm very excited about the newest novel by Jojo Moyes!
Hiba Hussain
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh Lord! Can’t wait to grab this book.. October is still so far away!
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I read a preview

EVERYone will want to read this book!!

I want to read more, I can't wait.
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Jojo Moyes is a British novelist.

Moyes studied at Royal Holloway, University of London. She won a bursary financed by The Independent newspaper to study journalism at City University and subsequently worked for The Independent for 10 years. In 2001 she became a full time novelist.

Moyes' novel Foreign Fruit won the Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) Romantic Novel of the Year in 2004.

She is mar
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