, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, New York
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Ellis Island (#1)
Terrible. Whiny, insipid, stupid heroine and an equally unimpressive husband with whom I can't believe she's in love. Equally unbelievable is how she threw away a future to be with a douchebag who does little to support her or her future. She has to go against his wishes to make anything of herself,...
I enjoyed this book alot more than what I thought I was going to enjoy it. It was well written and the character development was fantastic. I wondered where it was going and why and the book did keep me guessing on several fronts.
Most immigration stories discuss the reasons one leaves a homeland for a foreign country, the hardships endured along the way and eventually some form of resolution of life in the new country. Everything about Ellis Island breaks the mold of immigration novels and forges its own path. Ultimately, th...
The writing was rather dry and it was lacking in emotion. I just couldn't get into it.