Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Sisters of the Vine” by Linda Rosen, Black Rose Writing, March 25, 2021. On Tour with Suzy Approved Book Tours
Linda Rosen, the author of “Sisters of the Vine” has written an intriguing, and thought-provoking novel. The genres for this novel are Domestic Fiction, Women’s Fiction, and Fiction. The author describes her characters as complex and complicated. I appreciate that the author vividly describes her characters, events, and the landscape in her book.
Liz, the protagonist in the story is representative of a typical girl in the fifties, who drops out of college to become a housewife and mother. She marries Rick, who promises he will always take care of Liz and his family. His dream is living off the land, and they buy a farm. Liz has always felt that she has disappointed her father by not completing college. They start to plant hybrid grapes, which is a project that will take a few years.
Liz finds that her husband is doing less around the home, and stays out long hours. She worries that her marriage is in trouble. At this point, Liz is starting to feel like she hasn’t accomplished much in her life.
To help with the grapes, as they mature, Liz asks some of the women in the neighborhood to help. I love that the author discusses that women can do anything that they make their mind up to do. Also mentioned is that women can do what is often considered a man’s job. It is also great to see women form a sisterhood to help one another. I would highly recommend this memorable novel for others.