Being Plumville has ratings and 88 reviews. Diana said: So, I was writing an awesome review and a storm came in and knocked my power out. Anyway, her. Set during the turbulent s, Benjamin and Coralee experience change in a community unprepared and unwelcoming of it. Can a relationship rekindle and. In this dramatic novel, Friersos (The Sight: City of Sin) explores the pleasures and perils of interracial romance in In the nondescript.

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Knowing that in the United States blacks were and still are in some instances treated this plumvlile because of some bizarre belief that skin color determines intelligence, eligibility, and superiority.

For Coralee, she was condemned and ridiculed for even thinking it was okay to beinng a white man. Not only is it a five-star read, it’s also one of my Top Rated reads! Frosty rated it really liked it Jan 22, I’m surprised I didn’t like it more, but the reasons I didn’t are pretty understandable considering my romance novel proclivities. Their disadvantages as a couple was set forth in true to life form, making plumfille story feel as authentic as a grandparent divulging accounts of their life in the past at the head of a kitchen table.

I certainly recognize the ingrained racism of the white characters and their total lack of awareness of the experience of being Black in the South. Coralee thinks the Benjamin she once knew is gone. It was educating in that way of reminding you of what we, people, all races, activists, and those dedicated had to do and go through to get to the place in the world where we are now.

Being Plumville – SJF Books | Savannah J. Frierson

I just didn’t love her character, I wanted her to be stronger, speak up for herself more Frierson is an award-winning, best-selling author who crafts full, happily-ever-afters for the independent women who are late-bloomers in love. What happened between Coralee leaving school and them getting married? He shares his books with her. I felt sorry for her but even so, God don’t like ugly.


I loved this book. The Complete Savannah J. Kristie rated it really liked it Jul 10, Plumfille up late to finish. The author i I met this very young author at the Black Ink author festival in Charleston, SC last month, and after hearing her answers to some very excellent panel discussion questions, I put her book on hold at the public library. View all 14 comments.

Fifteen years later, both Benjamin Drummond and Coralee Simmons have yielded to the dictates of their world. May 30, SL Gibson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ceelee loves and trusts Benny.

Benny is protective, caring and possessive of little Ceelee.

The rapid succession of rain pounding on the roof made her statement ludicrous. So, I was writing an plumvlle review and a storm came in and knocked my power out.

The real grittiness of an interracial relationship. I pplumville there was a follow up or that the book was longer – the chapters definitely had the potential to be longer, really enjoyed this book and made me want to fall in love the way they did, intensely and completely With the distractions of playing football, being in a fraternity, and having his pick of the women on campus, he has little incentive to study—until his assigned tutor turns out to be a black girl from his past who’d never left his mind Preview — Being Plumville by Savannah J.

They make it too pretty, the discrimination is nothing more than a pluvmille lip or an icy attitude from someone’s mother. I enjoyed this story. Plumville, Georgia had an order to its way of life, and few ever upset it.

We got that big jump after the climax where everything seemed to be delivered for a HEA in a nice, neat bow. This period novel about Ben and Coralee, a white man and black woman in the ‘s, is an excellent examination of what interracial couples had to bding and serves as a lesson to those of us now who take the freedom to openly love whomever you wish for granted.

The romance between the pair was so sweet and the situations were very real. Refresh and try again. He even jokes along with his racist friends about blacks, even if his heart doesn’t feel that way. The 60s was something else.


Being Plumville 29 Jan 03, Set in living in a southern small town this interracial couple go through a lot to be together But the love they both had for each other is what good romance reading is all about Ben, WOW that Ben he was amazing and a true gentleman and Ceelee had such a big caring heart they both had me crying all through this story. Set in living in a southern small town this interracial couple go through a lot to be together But the love they both had for each other is what good romance reading is all about Ben, WOW that Ben he was amazing and a true gentleman and Ceelee had I just finished this last week and my oh my what a great love story.

The kids tease and taunt Ceelee because she’s black.

Being Plumville

Being Plumville is a love plumbille about two people who knew they were each other’s happy endings from a very young age. If you’re one of the few who haven’t, hopefully, I can persuade you to pick it up. Benny and Coralee don’t cross paths for some years, but when they do, they’re both in college and things are awkward to say the plujville.

Being Plumville by Savannah J. Is friendship too high a price to pay to be Plumville? When he looked to Coralee, he found her by the door, reaching for her coat.

Being Plumville by Savannah J. Frierson

You really did look at all of plumvillr possibilities when it came to Coralee’s and Benjamin’s relationship and even finding out the surprising situation between their own parents. Write your own comment on this book!

The writing, the pacing, the character development, the editing.