Title: Water for Elephants
Author: Sara Gruen
Review Summary: The characters were fascinating and their personal stories were moving, but the main character didn’t do much to advance the plot.
Left penniless after his parents’ death, Jacob Jankowski quickly fell in love with the two stars of the circus: the beautiful performer Marlena and the elephant Rosie. However, Marelena is already married and her husband is sometimes completely brutish to her and the circus animals. With the circus owner on his side, her husband is very dangerous and Jacob will have a hard time escaping with his life and those he loves. Continue reading