Sunflower Sisters
by Martha Hall Kelly
PBR Review: (by- Andrea)

Martha Hall Kelly is one of my favorite authors, and if you haven't read her other books in this series Lilac Girls and Lost Roses, I highly recommend you do. You can read them as stand alone's, but they're so intriguing you'll want to know the whole story of the Woolsey family, plus it's inspiring.

If you love historical fiction, especially during the civil war, you'll find this story fascinating. The author brings to life three central characters Georgeanna Woolsey, a union nurse; Jemma, a plantation slave and Anne May Will, a plantation owner. Through these three women, you learn of the bravery required to be a woman abolitionist, the determination to survive slavery, and a glimpse into the mindset of a plantation owner. Book Clubs will love this book, and it will surely encourage a lively discussion. It's beautifully written and expertly researched. Don't forget to visit the author's website for more in depth information and Book Club ideas.


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