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A book to keep, a book to share--just make sure you get it back!
I sometimes felt as if I were Martha Lessen, I loved the way it was written with the thoughts and feelings of the characters, You feel like your there with them.
If you are skeptical about a "horse book" it is way beyond that - interesting characters and a great story about community life.
The Hearts of Horses is a novel about a young woman's love of horses and determination to succeed in a man's world, but more than that this is a History Lesson about what life was... Read morePublished 20 days ago by C. Besendorfer
Great book. Molly Gloss is a fantastic writer. She captures the mood and tenor of Oregon at a time in our history when women were making transitions into non-traditional roles. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marcene Swingley
19 year-old Martha Lessen comes to Elwha County, Oregon in the early winter of 1917. She has a string of three of her own horses with her, including Dolly, a mare that had survived... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cheryl Stout
This is an endearing story about a 'cowgirl' from 1917 - 1918. Because the young men were all off to war in Europe, women (young girls) found it easier to venture into work that... Read morePublished 1 month ago by MAS
This author is amazing and her stories are each one of a kind. She does such a good job developing characters and as a result, the book is immediately entertaining. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Suzanne McCallum
Was a quaint book, lots of stories intertwined. Was more expecting a book about horses, however so it was not what I had hoped in that regard, but a good and fast read.Published 1 month ago by Michelle Coburn
I've never been to Oregon, ridden a horse or been interested in broncos. But this book made me see the countryside, feel like I was on a horse and care about how they're trained. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ginger