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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Underrated – book with less than 2000 ratings

This weekly meme was created by The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s theme is Top Ten Books We Enjoyed That Have Under 2000 Ratings On Goodreads.  

A big part of books that pass this requirement are not yet published books – which is the reason why they have such a low number of ratings or books in polish, that were not translated into English.


Tears in the Grass by Lynda A. Archer

Literary Fiction | Contemporary Women |  Native American & Aboriginal

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Pub Date: March 19th, 2016

My Rating: ★★★★★

Goodreads | Numer of ratings: 50 | Average rating: 4.08

Buy: Amazon | Book Depository

A fresh and poignant story of three generations of Cree women — Elinor, Louise, and Alice — setting out to uncover a long-buried secret that will change all of their lives. Set in the Qu’Appelle Valley and prairies in the late 1960s, the novel confronts the trauma of residential schools, and the long, dark shadow they cast over the present.

It is such a beautiful story. I loved it. The writing is marvelous, descriptions of nature were mystical and brilliant. I just devoured them. I encourage everyone to read it, especially if you are looking for a book with characters from minorities that are overlooked in modern fiction.

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