Official Review: Blackberries Are Red When Green

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Re: Official Review: Blackberries Are Red When Green

Post by ohlendorfbe » 29 Oct 2019, 19:06

Having grown up in the rural midwest, this book sounds interesting to me. Railroads are such a big part of the midwest, and they've always intrigued me. I think I might like it!!!

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Post by Fazzier » 30 Oct 2019, 02:18

I'm also impressed by Kurt's belief that the color of the skin shouldn’t matter. I think I can enjoy this one. Also, I hope the editing issues will be addressed to make it more appealing. Excellent review!

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Post by Prisallen » 30 Oct 2019, 07:21

Tomah wrote: ↑
29 Oct 2019, 11:41
An interesting historical drama filled with details and racial tension? Count me in! I don't think I would mind the slowness since it's a topic that interests me, so I might check it out eventually. Thanks for the review!
I hope you enjoy it. It is very educational. Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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Post by Prisallen » 30 Oct 2019, 07:23

esp1975 wrote: ↑
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This is not my style of book, but I like that the murders are thrown in for a little spice.
It did add a little more intrigue to the book. Thanks for the comments!

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Post by Prisallen » 30 Oct 2019, 07:25

ohlendorfbe wrote: ↑
29 Oct 2019, 19:06
Having grown up in the rural midwest, this book sounds interesting to me. Railroads are such a big part of the midwest, and they've always intrigued me. I think I might like it!!!
I hope you get a chance to read it! Thanks for stopping by and reading my review!

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Post by Prisallen » 30 Oct 2019, 07:30

Fazzier wrote: ↑
30 Oct 2019, 02:18
I'm also impressed by Kurt's belief that the color of the skin shouldn’t matter. I think I can enjoy this one. Also, I hope the editing issues will be addressed to make it more appealing. Excellent review!
Thanks, Fazzier! The errors weren't so glaring that they were distracting; there were just a few too many. I hope you get a chance to read it as I do think you would enjoy it!

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Post by Kaylee123 » 30 Oct 2019, 14:53

I love historical fiction! This sounds like a good book to add to my to-read list! Thanks for a great review!

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Post by Prisallen » 31 Oct 2019, 07:49

Kaylee123 wrote: ↑
30 Oct 2019, 14:53
I love historical fiction! This sounds like a good book to add to my to-read list! Thanks for a great review!
I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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Post by jeminah28 » 31 Oct 2019, 20:12

Kurt's memoir seems a bit sad because of his childhood experienced. Nice review.
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Post by inaramid » 01 Nov 2019, 07:05

What a very creative title! And stories grounded in experience do seem to be more believable. I do hope the errors get fixed. Thanks for this review!

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Post by Prisallen » 01 Nov 2019, 08:31

jeminah28 wrote: ↑
31 Oct 2019, 20:12
Kurt's memoir seems a bit sad because of his childhood experienced. Nice review.
He did have a lot of sad experiences, but it doesn't come across as a depressing book. Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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Post by Prisallen » 01 Nov 2019, 08:33

inaramid wrote: ↑
01 Nov 2019, 07:05
What a very creative title! And stories grounded in experience do seem to be more believable. I do hope the errors get fixed. Thanks for this review!
I do as well. Thanks for reading my review and commenting!

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Post by sarahmarlowe » 01 Nov 2019, 10:25

Well, you convinced me! I am putting this one on my list. It sounds like a heartfelt examination of friendship and race. Nice review!
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Post by Magnify3 » 01 Nov 2019, 13:56

I have not read many books that tell of racial tension. I am hesitant to read this one. I sometimes get sensitive. Thanks for the review!

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Post by Bambiears » 01 Nov 2019, 14:01

I can really enjoy a good historical fiction when they come down the line. To be honest it is about the only way that I enjoy history. sadly this one seems like a pass for me. Thank you for the reveiw. saved me hours. The title would have caught me.

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