Review of “Roots of Wood and Stone” by Amanda Wen

This is Amanda Wen’s debut novel and it is split-time. Part of it is set during present day and the other part is set in the 1800s, but the whole novel is set in Kansas. Amanda Wen does an excellent job of drawing you into the lives of her characters and making it so you want to stay awhile. She also does a great job of describing things so that with your imagination you almost feel like you have jumped into the story. Also even though this book is listed as a romance, I think it also has some mystery elements to it. You find yourself sitting on the edge of your seat thinking what is going to happen next. Will Sloane find the answers that she feels she needs or realize that she doesn’t need them to become who she wants to be? Will she figure out all she wants to know about Annabelle with whom she can relate to so well? If you are curious then you need to read the book to find out.

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book in order to give an honest review.