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What Blooms from Dust

What Blooms from Dust A Novel

By James Markert
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.88 Stars

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On 7/21 Maddy Crone wrote: I really didn’t know what to expect from this book. I’ve never read anything by this author but the description sounded interesting, so I decided to give it a try. I’ll be honest and say that at about 100 pages in, I didn’t think I was going to like this book. While I liked the characters and ... What Blooms From Dust

Maddy Crone's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/10 Jeff Randleman wrote: Recently, I have enjoyed reading several books by a new author to me, James Markert. This week, I was able to read another of his novels, What Blooms From Dust. I really enjoyed the previous two novels from Markert, All Things Bright And Strange and The Angels’ Share. But this one was a bit different. In ... What Blooms From Dust by James Markert

Jeff's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/5 thischattanoogamommysaves wrote: It takes a special kind of author to take the grit of the dust bowl and turn it into a great read that really connects with readers. The story was well written, easy to follow, and enjoyable. I wasn't too familiar with the time period prior to reading this book, but it came off very authentic. I loved ... What Blooms from Dust By James Markert {Book Review}

thischattanoogamommysaves' Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/4 Riv wrote: This story has such an interesting premise with a delivery that just kept me intrigued throughout. However, I still got sucked into the world of tumbleweeds and broken families. The slow burning story line accompanied with the atmospheric writing and a touch of magical realism was enough to keep me going. ... So cool

Riv's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/4 jordan_wootten wrote: What Blooms From Dust is the story of a family, and the circumstances surrounding that family, more than it is a central character. Set in “dust bowl” era Oklahoma, and the few years leading up to it, the story follows the lives of a family and the members of the town where they reside. Of the main ... What Blooms From Dust

jordan_wootten's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/30 cassandra95011 wrote: I received a complimentary copy. Not a good story, but it has a message of hope. While it could have been sewn together better and had less drama, this may still impact readers enough to keep on with it until the end. The author could have very well lived and took part in the story, as far as the characters ... What Blooms from Dust Review

cassandra95011's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/20 Amanda George wrote: Synopsis of What Blooms from Dust: Just 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 ... What Blooms from Dust by James Markert | A Book Review

Amanda's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/13 Gypsy Road wrote: An interesting story set in Dust Bowl-era Oklahoma....it even reads like a period piece, very dismal, at times emotionless and just struggling to power through. The cast of characters is intriguing, especially the little boy and the story behind him; the magical elements of the coin-flipping lend an ... Interesting View

Gypsy Road's Rating:

4 Stars