Ordinary Grace [Book Review] #ThrowBackThursday

July 7, 2022

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger


Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger (cover) Image: a wooden railroad trellis over a river underneath a partially cloudy sky

Genre/Categories/Setting: Historical Literary Fiction, Coming of Age, Faith, Minnesota

Welcome to Throwback Thursday where I highlight an older review or post a current review of an old read. Today, I’m re-sharing one of my favorite literary fiction titles, Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger.

I’m linking up today with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #throwbackthursday.

*This post contains Amazon affiliate links.

My Summary:

The summer of 1961 should have been another ordinary summer for thirteen-year-old Frank Drum, but it was a summer of hardships, tragedy, grief, adult problems, and questions of faith. Told from Frank’s perspective forty years later, Ordinary Grace is a poignant coming-of-age story with elements of mystery and suspense.

“In your dark night, I urge you to hold to your faith, to embrace hope, and to bear your love before you like a burning candle, for I promise it will light your way.”

Continue here for my full review of Ordinary Grace…


Have you read Ordinary Grace or is it on your TBR?
Have you read This Tender Land or the Cork O’Connor Mystery Series also by Krueger?


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