Reviews of The Rib King

kp2012
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Jan 30 2022 – 06:55 PM

Excellent read

The exploration of this perspective of the black experience in American history was eye opening....

mfalconer
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Jun 03 2021 – 04:26 PM

Interesting Read

Rescued from a home for orphans, August Sitwell has worked for the wealthy Barclay family for...

ramirekl
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Mar 29 2021 – 06:11 PM

Equalizer Feels

Honestly I made it about 70% through when this book seriously took a turn to The Equalizer. I...

thetipsyreader
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Mar 23 2021 – 05:25 PM

I liked it!

Thank you @amistadbooks @bookishfirst for my review copy! This was a very interesting story...

toxickitticorn
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Feb 06 2021 – 03:02 PM

Ten Out of Ten

The Rib King - an unforgettable novel about race, class, and revenge, or so says the...

laj9
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Feb 05 2021 – 06:49 PM

Excellent Writing!

This book is difficult to review. It is told in two parts: the first half of the novel is about...

jemimam
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Jan 31 2021 – 02:28 PM

Not my cup of tea....

Intriguing story of race relations in the early 20th century that revolves around a recipe for...

carlawarla
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Jan 25 2021 – 03:00 PM

Better at the beginning

I had a very hard time giving this a star review! I think 3.5, and not just a three. I don't...

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Jan 25 2021 – 12:59 PM

Slow Read

Overall, the book was a bit tough for me to get through. Not only was the storyline confusing at...

holymolymdp
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Jan 20 2021 – 09:36 PM

Not what I expected

3.5* This book was nothing like what I expected. The first part, set in 1914, is written from...

abondthroughbooks
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Jan 18 2021 – 09:42 PM

Well Done

The Rib King is very beautifully written. From the very beginning, I was in awe at the pacing of...

shoeguru
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Jan 16 2021 – 12:05 PM

Great Fiction

This book is told in two parts. In the first, you see Mr. Sitwell's life working as a servant in...

vshaweddy
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Jan 15 2021 – 09:22 PM

Fascinating Read

Have you ever had this feeling when you know you read a great book, but you can't get the...

cwilson1223
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Jan 11 2021 – 02:29 PM

Lacking

I was so disappointed in this book. The first glimpse that I read seemed really interesting and...

runiechica
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Dec 25 2020 – 01:12 AM

Intriguing Novel

This was a very interesting and unique book that wasn’t what I expected but I did enjoy it. The...

alertnerd
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Dec 17 2020 – 07:13 PM

Very interesting read

August Sitwell has worked for the Barclays since he was a child. With their wealth dwindling,...

thestonedmason
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Dec 08 2020 – 03:33 PM

Where do I start...

Where do I start with The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard? I guess I will start by saying that I...

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