Chilbury Ladies Choir

4 stars

This was a very sweet book that I enjoyed reading. The story centers on a small town, Chilbury, near the coast of England in the early part of WWII. Most of the men are gone to fight the war, leaving no men for the church choir. When the vicar announces that the choir will be shut down due to a lack of male voices, a new resident convinces the vicar to let her lead the choir. At first skeptical, the ladies eventually embrace the new choir director, whose wisdom helps each woman find strength within themselves they didn’t know they had. Each lady faces her own obstacles and struggles, and the story unfolds through a series of letters, diary entries and personal journals.

I don’t want to say too much more about the story, as I don’t want to spoil it for anyone. I highly recommend you read this book.