I got this book from netgalley for an honest and fair review
Dovetail is the latest book by Karen McQuestion due to be released on March 10th 2020, tells the story of how decisions taken in an instant can lead to a chain reaction and affect the rest of your life and how sometimes the stars align to reconcile them.
The story is divided into two time lines, the first is in 1983, when Jo is in treatment for, having four recurring dreams, showing scenes which he does not understand, one of which he calls his death dream, all of them lead him to wake up screaming. Jo is then taken out by his Grandma Pearl, who he has never met before and his dad even told him that she had passed away. Pearl Takes Jo to her home town to work for her for the summer He meets Katherleen, who is also running away from her past, there seems to be a connection, between the two of them, Jo’s dreams and events involving Pearl in the summer of 1916.
The novel Sons and Lovers by D.H, Lawrence, is a story of an aspiring young artist Paul Morel growing up in a mining village in Nottinghamshire, at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. It starts from the marriage of his parents Gertrude Coppard, from a good family and Walter Morel, a poor minor.
A number of books I have read, so far and will read, later this year, have come about because I am doing the reading Challenge, set by Anne Bogel on the Modern Mrs Darcy website. Anne herself runs the website, as well as the podcast What Should I Read Next (wsirn) and has written a number of books including the book Don’t Over Think It, which comes out in march 2020.
The challenge itself involves reading, 12 books in the following categories:
I can not believe that January has already been completed already, and we are on the second month of the year a. As I have not post anything this month I have decided to do a monthly update which I hope to continue each month which will show books I have read even if I do not give them a full review as well a major events in the news, sporting world as well as TV shows and anything I find pertinent in my life.
The Toy Makers is a novel by Robert Dinsdale set in the The Emporium, which is open, from the first frost to the first snow drop each year. The toys it sells are magical, toy soldiers that can move and fight their own battles, and paper trees that grow like real ones.
After reading a great blog post on the blog Bookworm written by jen_bookworm called Series I started…. And did not finish, it made me think about what I enjoy about a book series. Firstly when we say a book series what are we talking about, Wikipedia describes it as following:-
“..a sequence of
books having certain characteristics in common that are formally as together as
a group. Book series can be organized in different ways, such as written by the
same author, or marketed as a group by their publisher.”