I have laughed and cried till I couldn't see. One of the most amazing books I've read. Read it on ebook so from the library, but loved it so much will buy a copy to re-read many... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carol P.
Loved the book.Since I live in Appalachian area it was very meaningful to me.
I have met the author and loved hearing her talk about the book and how she got her ideas.
I absolutely love, love, love "Mama's Shoes"! I could hardly put the book down - I had to keep pinching myself as a reminder that the book is a novel, rather than a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Rebecca Henderson
Above all, Mama's Shoes is an excellent story. As a person from deep southwestern Virginia, I appreciate the author's accurate portrayal of coal country and the way she captured... Read morePublished 4 months ago by JoBeth Wampler
A friend recommended this book to me; we were looking for books for our book club. I absolutely couldn't put it down once I started it, and I'm glad to say that our book club is... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Rebecca Henderson
This book was written by the mother of a friend of mine. That was the only reason I bought it. Loved the story but just wish there was more.Published 11 months ago by Jimmy
Grew up in the coal fields of WV, so I could relate to the area and the characters in this book. I read a lot, but I'll have to say that after I got into this book, I could not put... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Marie
Mama's Shoes, by Rebecca Elswick
It's not often that I find a book by a relatively unknown author that's as well written as this one. Read more
I found Mama's Shoes to be a beautiful and emotional tale of hardships and self discovery. The young women whose voices weave the story completely drew me in to 1950s Virginia and... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amy