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What Blooms from Dust

What Blooms from Dust A Novel

By James Markert
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.26 Stars

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On 2/19 Hallie Szott wrote: ABOUT THE BOOKJust as Jeremiah Goodbye is set to meet his fate in the electric chair, a tornado tears down the prison walls, and he is given a second chance at life. With the flip of a coin, he decides to return to his home town of Nowhere, Oklahoma, to settle the score with his twin brother Josiah. ... What Blooms From Dust | Book Review

Hallie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/25 Sally McCombs wrote: Some things can’t be explained, and there are other things we should never attempt to explain. How can a book full of situations and people that don’t make sense be so good? How do you explain that? I can’t, but the truth is that James Markert has produced another winner. Nowhere, Oklahoma is ... What Blooms from Dust, by James Markert

Sally's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/20 Jamie Lapeyrolerie wrote: With a hints of magical mysteries, James Markert’s What Blooms From Dust brings the Dust Bowl alive in a unique and intriguing way. The characters, the small town of Nowhere, the mysterious happenings, and the redemption of a city all make for a story that kept me hook and connected to each of the ... What Blooms From Dust by James Markert | Book Review

Jamie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/15 Katie Adauto wrote: Is it ok to admit that I wanted to read the book just based on the cover? It caught my attention and I wanted to know more. Well, I am so glad I did! This is an amazing story, based in the 1930's in Oklahoma, during the Dust Bowl. It is fiction, but you are drawn into the characters and I caught myself ... A Great Read

Katie Adauto's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/13 Jane Maree wrote: What Blooms From Dust is historical fiction set in the Dust Bowl, with a supernatural twist; an instantly gripping and high-stake story. The main character Jeremiah Goodbye is trying to escape the dark secrets in his past, but there’s no running from something that’s part of you. When I first ... Book Review: WHAT BLOOMS FROM DUST, James Markert

Jane Maree's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/10 MelissaTX wrote:     What Blooms From Dust by James Markert (which I received free from Booklook Bloggers in exchange for an honest review) is set in Nowhere, Oklahoma, during the Dust Bowl years of the 1930s. Jeremiah Goodbye, the main character, is in the electric chair, condemned to death for the murder ... Book Report - Three Great Reads

MelissaTX's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/8 Labor Not in Vain wrote: My Review: After escaping the electric chair, Jeremiah Goodbye makes a coin-flip decision to return to his hometown, Nowhere, Oklahoma. The dust bowls of the Depression have hit Nowhere hard, and it's residents are losing hope. Home in Nowhere Jeremiah must face his father, twin brother, and the girl ... What Blooms From Dust by James Markert ~ Review

Labor Not in Vain's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/4 The Rugged Reader wrote: This written work is about exactly what the title states, things blooming from dust. The story is written in an allegorical sense, which allows the reader to not only find deep meaning within the characters and the story location, but also insert some of their own interpretations and meaning into things. ... An Amazing Read

The Rugged Reader's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/26 Savings in Seconds wrote: Though it’s missing the rainbows and sunshine of most contemporary novels, this one is full of symbolism and beautiful imagery. It’s a treasure in words. As with Markert’s book The Angel’s Share, the characters in What Blooms From Dust would likely be overlooked in more refined stories. I love ... Beautifully symbolic and full of imagery

Savings in Seconds' Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/26 Audra's Book Blabbing wrote: The best word to describe What Blooms from Dust is probably "unexpected" or maybe the word I'm searching for is just "weird." It is a magical murder mystery set in the 1900s Dust Bowl that revolves around a guy with nightmares and a coin. It is historical, inspirational, and even basically has some zombies ... What Blooms from Dust

Audra's Book Blabbing's Rating:

4 Stars