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by Saundra Mitchell
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Under The Mountain
Under The Mountain rated it 7 years ago
~Will contain spoilers for The Vespertine, book 1~My first ever NetGalley eBook was The Vespertine and despite trying to get my head around the bizarre idea of being able to read books for free before the release date, I loved every page of it. In particular, I liked on Zora Stewart, a character who...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 7 years ago
Originally published hereI was going to talk about Siobhan Vivian's The List today, and I still will because I have Thoughts, but then I read The Springsweet and I can't talk about anything else, so that's what you're getting. Because this book is fantastic. I was a bit worried, in that sequel-to-a-...
Books and Whimsy
Books and Whimsy rated it 7 years ago
Read more reviews and follow discussions at Once Upon a Prologue!It's no secret that Saundra Mitchell's Gothic novel, The Vespertine was one of my favorite novels of 2011. I'm a romantic at heart, and drawn to all kinds of anachronisms, and to me, The Vespertine was a book that, wonderfully, and a...
Reading Teen
Reading Teen rated it 7 years ago
You do NOT have to have read The Vespertine to read, understand, and enjoy The Springsweet.At a Glance:The Springsweet was a fantastic historical fiction novel, full of rich descriptions of the Old West, and loaded with hardships, learning, and love. Fans of The Vespertine will find something famil...
ahoffman1979 rated it 7 years ago
Charming historical-supernatural romance that's slow to startIn Saundra Mitchell's The Springsweet, seventeen-year-old Zora finds herself stuck in Baltimore - both emotionally and physically - as she grieves the tragic loss of her fiancé. When a rash choice provides a way out, she takes it and finds...
The Starry-Eyed Revue
The Starry-Eyed Revue rated it 7 years ago
4.5/5 stars. Loved it so much, I practically read it straight through and forgot to take any notes. D'oh. Review soon.***I hate staring at a blank piece of paper when I’m trying to write a review. Conversely, I love that I was so engrossed in the novel that I neglected to take a single note. Luck...
Bitsy Bling Books
Bitsy Bling Books rated it 7 years ago
3.5 StarsIn an attempt to escape a wounded heart, Zora Stewart packs a bag and heads West. Robbery, rescue and the occasional tumbleweed follow. Being a fan of the Vespertine inspired me to pick up the companion novel, The Springsweet. The setting shifts from Balitmore to the hardships of prairie li...
A Soul Unsung
A Soul Unsung rated it 7 years ago
The Springsweet is beautiful blend of paranormal and historical elements that will leave readers breathless. Mitchell writes with such intense emotional fervor and lyrical prose, that readers will find the imagery alluring and entrancing. It picks up a short while after The Vespertine left off, brin...
RefractedLight rated it 7 years ago
4.5/5 stars1890. A year has passed since Zora Stewart lost her beloved Thomas in a tragic shooting; a year since her best friend Amelia returned to Maine. Though she’s grieved her fiance for a socially acceptable amount of time, Zora’s heart remains broken. She remains isolated, buried in her sorrow...
Ashleigh Paige
Ashleigh Paige rated it 7 years ago
Also appears on my blog, The YA Kitten! I received an ARC of this book via Amazon Vine.After the death of her fiance Thomas and her cousin Amelia, Zora Stewart is ready to get away from Baltimore. All it takes is one unexpected kiss at a party and she's off for the Oklahoma Territory to live with he...
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