Rosalyn Story ↠ 2 CharactersDay Covington a jazz singer turns him onto an open club spot LJ
Slowly Starts Piecing His Lifestarts piecing his life together as this gig allows him to save a few dollarsAs the story unfolds you learn that keeping secrets can tear a elationship apart and deepen your esolve to stay true to yourself As Olivia learns bits and pieces of the truth her heart opens and she Not Handsome Enough realizes her purpose in life But will her purpose and LJ s dream meet againEvery family has at least one dark secret but it is how you live with that knowledge which makes the difference The development of characters along with the use of flashbacks will keep you turning the pages of this novel The outcome was unexpected yet heartwarming Story has a gift for writing that isefreshing It eminds me of the writings of Maya Angelou and Sonia Sanchez Finally a saga about family that is not street or gang elated but focuses on down home folks I m waiting on the edge of my seat for her next book Slow but good ead the pace complemented the plot therefore no complaints kind of predictable too but that didn t take away from how A few missteps midway through and an unrealistic ending but Rosalyn Story is such a great storyteller that I didn t
mind at all She eeled me in immediately and made it hard to turn away Iat all She Beer Law: What Brewers Need to Know reeled me in immediately and made it hard to turn away I in love with her writing style the way she pays homage to music and musicians and the care and attention she gives when detailing complicatedelationships Her stories make me giddy Those who enjoy Diane McKinney Whetstone should give this one a try Being from KC made this a fun GIS and Fr�uleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany read Rosalyn Story tells an intriguing tale of familyelationships that are connected in the most improbable but fascinating ways She effectively infuses the story with the The Confederate Privateers richness of jazz as well as the contrasts ofural living and city living The books characters are portrayed with the true complexity you would expect from a skilled author She weaves it all together with a level of detail that makes you feel as if you were there with the characters witnessing their triumphs and struggles As a fellow author I can appreciate the liberty she takes with changing tenses a little used but effective literary tool that I have used myself but only seen infreuently used by other authors of fiction This is a work of substance that I would Big Bad Detective Agency recommend to everyone. Conforms to its ownules and that love can endure even the most profound injuries Rosalyn Story herself a successful musician has created a lyrical emotionally consuming page turner that delves deeply into the mysteries of love family and marriage. ,
Maximum of two weeks for me to ead a book like this however it took me almost two months to get through this novel More than once I wanted to just give up and stop eading it however I
Can T Ever Give Up On At ever give up on a If I started I have to finish it Overall I believe that Rosalyn Story is a talented writer and I m hoping to ead of her works Wow What a fabulous book with characters I wish I could meet Ms Story brings each of the principals
TO LIFE THROUGH DESCRIPTIVE LANGUAGE ANDlife through descriptive language and in their interactions This is a heart The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, rending tale that ties all of them together in sadness and joy One of the uniue features of this book is that Jazz as in music genre is a primary character in this novel Rosalyn Story must know jazz intimately and shares that knowledge in uniue ways in this bookThis book willank in the top 5 of 2020 books that I have Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness read at the end of the year It is a book I plan toead again just for the pure joy found in its writing More Than You Know is about how keeping secrets can destroy the family Rosalyn Story writes this tale using a series of flashbacks that conduct a wonderful symphony of music in the detail of her words As the secrets begin to unravel the supporting characters in the book shed light on their involvement in the continuation of the betrayal During one of the worst storms of the decade a nine year old boy LJ Tillman drops off a note and a baby Olivia to Big Mama s front door Big Mama Glodean Country Uncle Joon and Clo T share in the parenting of Olivia Big Mama believes God delivered Olivia to them as an answer to years of prayer Nearly 20 years later that nine year old boy LJ Tillman is eintroduced to Olivia They fall in love and get married LJ lives the ideal musicians life until he eveals a deep dark family secret to OliviaShe banishes him from the house forever not knowing that her wish may come true Grief stricken by his wife s outburst and dismissal from his dream job LJ turns to the bottle Drinking and wallowing in despair he plunges off an embankment landing in the iver He escapes the car and the city that doesn t want him by jumping a train to New York CityNew York City has little to offer a poor black man with a saxophone He travels from corner to corner and park bench to homeless shelter playing his horn while living on the streets One. D finally been evealed it shattered his marriage to Olivia a promising singer who works as a beautician More Than You Know is the elegantly crafted story of how this troubled couple escues their marriage shaken to the core they discover that truth.
After eading Rosalyn Story s Wading Home I loved it so much that I had to ead her first novel More Than You Know When I first saw the title I started singing the old standard by that name without knowing the song was a thread throughout the novel It s a sweet poignant love story of a nine year old boy who promised never to tell where the infant came from before he delivered her to Big Mama to adopt and aise Eighteen years later he finds that baby all grown up and they have
A Happy Marriage Forhappy marriage for years un A satisfying moment from beginning to endLike a good meal this serves a great appetizer through dessert Sets the stage for a terrific suspense and teases out a fulfilling ending Thank you for a
Lovely Read This Book Starts Out Withread This book starts out with mini prologue from Arkansas 1955 More Than You Know picks up the story in 90 s New York It starts out by describing the weather with beautiful words and introduces a character with initials for a name LJ I hate initials for names in novels It s a personal thingMore Than You Know moves along about as fast as a turtle with arthritis in the kneecaps The novel does weave a very interesting history for LJ and Olivia once the book finally gets around to it Which feels like 5 years later because of the way the book is paced The Big Mama Olivia LJ Vaughn connection is a long time comingThe writing is very pretty and the pacing is very slowThis is not my type of book but the story idea is uite good If you like flowery descriptions of weather skin tones and music then this book will be terrific for you And I like that the author lives in Dallas too I was a bit disappointed by this book I discovered this novel through a ecommendation from a fellow bibliophile and thought that the plot sounded interesting enough to Schätze Aus Dem Musée Picasso, Paris read Well the book was interesting in the beginning became extremely boring and dragged on for a good portion of the book but the end was pretty intriguing Author Rosalyn Story did a great job of establishing a good story line to write about however she failed with the structure of the book There were moments in the book that Rosalyn Story would jump to a completely different subject while theeader is left wondering what happened Some things just didnt pertain to the plot of the story which made the book uite frustrating to Letters to Rollins read Usually it takes A sweeping love story about how long buried family secrets devastate the marriage of a brilliant musician and his swife Homeless LJ Tillman is a jazz saxophonist whose life has been torn apart When the painful secret that LJ had kept all his life ha.