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Sweeter Than Birdsong

Sweeter Than Birdsong

By Rosslyn Elliott
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.55 Stars

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On 2/11 baseballblondie wrote: Kate Winter has her heart set on graduating from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio. The problem - she is terrified of speaking in front of others. She knows she can be free of her family and her mother's determination to marry her off to a wealthy man. Despite her fear, she agrees to sing in the ... Sweeter than Birdsong - A Review

baseballblondie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/10 Anne wrote: Book Description"Music offers Kate sweet refuge from her troubles…but real freedom is sweeter.In Westerville, Ohio, 1855, Kate Winter’s dreams are almost within reach. As the first woman to graduate from Otterbein College, she’ll be guaranteed her deepest wish: escape from the dark secret haunting ... Sweeter Than Birdsong - Book Review

Anne's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/8 Tracy wrote: I love historical novels, especially when they are based on a real life person (like Ben Hanby) so I was beyond excited to read this book! This is my first time reading a book by Rosslyn Elliott, and I will definitely be seeking out any future books of hers, this book was so good!The story ... Sweeter than Birdsong

Tracy 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/8 Lehrerin wrote: It's 1855 and Kate Winter is about to graduate from Otterbein College when she fails to pass the speaking requirement. Given a second chance, Kate is forced to obey her mother's edicts and entertain a wealthy suitor. Frustrated with her family and longing to live a meaningful life, Kate plans to run ... Sweeter Than Birdsong by Rosslyn Elliott (2012, Paperback)

Lehrerin's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/7 ann saylor wrote: I love historical fiction, so I thoroughly enjoyed reading Sweeter Than Birdsong by Rosslyn Elliott.  I found myself picking up the book in every spare moment I could find.  Set in Ohio in 1855, it is the story of young Kate Winter’s journey in love, character and self awareness.   It ... Book Review: Sweeter Than Birdsong (Historical Fiction)

ann's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/7 ladysown wrote: Sweeter than Birdsong was an excellent read. I got this book from Booksneeze in order to review it. Booksneeze is Thomas Nelson's book blogging program which offers books in order to get reviews. They don't pay for them, they merely offer up books in exchange for the review.     ... Sweeter than Birdson

ladysown's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/5 mmbear wrote: This book has mixed a little history in with fiction. There really was a Ben Hanby and he wrote the song, Darling Nelly Gray, which at the time was called the "Uncle Tom's Cabin of song". He also wrote "Up On The Rooftop", the famous Christmas song. Unfortunately for Ben, he took ill when he was only ... Sweeter Than Birdsong

mmbear's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/1 Gardengal wrote: Sweeter Than Birdsong by Rosslyn Elliott is a lovely coming of age story.  There are historical references to a time when real people with integrity helped fellow human beings under dangerous circumstances; the Underground Railroad.  The author does a wonderful job providing the reader with ... Book Review: Sweeter Than Birdsong by Rosslyn Elliott

Gardengal's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/1 Janet Reeves wrote: Sweeter Than Birdsong by Rosslyn Elliott is the sequel to her Fairer Than Morning. Both books, part of The Saddler's Legacy series, are based on the lives of real people who worked on the underground railroad, attempting to smuggle slaves to freedom through Ohio to Canada. In Fairer Than Morning, we ... Book Review: Sweeter Than Birdsong

Janet's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/1 Erin Shepherd wrote: One of Rosslyn Elliott’s gifts is being able to write historical fiction based on real events, and she does it well! It did take at least a few chapters to get into the novel, so be patient if you experience the same thing! When you finish, be sure to read the Afterword, as it explains the true ... "Sweeter Than Birdsong" by Rosslyn Elliott

Erin 's Rating:

5 Stars