I received a copy of TOO DEEP FOR WORDS by Andrea Boeshaar from Kregel in exchange for an honest review. I absolutely loved Book 1, so I was thrilled to read this one. It had all the history of the Civil War that I adored. I am a huge history buff. Reading books like this is such a trip back in time. It made me want to go to Gettysburg all over again.
However, I’m rating this at four stars instead of five. I loved all of the characters. I loved the end. I loved the middle. I just wasn’t a fan of the beginning. It seemed to slow until we actually got to the action. I get that we need build up, but I actually put the book down several times before picking it back up just because I was becoming bored.
Once the dreaded occurs (read it to find out what I mean!) the book picked up speed and I just flew through it! I can’t wait to read book 3.
My favorite part of book 2 is the makeshift orphanage. Now that I have a baby, I can appreciate kids more.
Highly recommended to fans of historical fiction that display the strong values of Christianity and “being a good person,” while still showing the gritty reality of war.