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More Than You Know

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Ger turns him onto an open club spot LJ slowly starts piecing his life back Together As This Gig Allows as this gig allows to save a ew dollarsAs the story unfolds you learn that keeping secrets can tear a relationship apart and deepen your resolve to stay true
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yourself As Olivia learns and pieces of the truth her heart opens and she realizes her purpose in life But will her purpose and LJ s dream meet againEvery amily 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 lashbacks will keep you turning the pages of this novel The outcome was unexpected yet heartwarming Story has a gift or writing that is refreshing It reminds me of the writings "Of Maya Angelou And Sonia Sanchez Finally "Maya Angelou and Sonia Sanchez Finally saga about amily that is not street or gang related but Remarkable Creatures focuses on down homeolks I m waiting on the edge of my seat or her next book Slow but good read the pace complemented the plot therefore no complaints kind of predictable too but that didn t take away rom how good the story is enjoyed the authors writing style A Heroes Adrift (Hero, few missteps midway through and an unrealistic ending but Rosalyn Story is such a great storyteller that I didn t mind at all She reeled me in immediately and made it hard to turn away I am in love with her writing style the way she pays homage to music and musicians and the care and attention she gives when detailing complicated relationships Her stories make me giddy Those who enjoy Diane McKinney Whetstone should give this one a try Beingrom KC made this a Chuck and Danielle fun read Rosalyn Story tells an intriguing tale ofamily relationships that are connected in the most improbable but Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old fascinating ways She effectively infuses the story with the richness of jazz as well as the contrasts of rural living and city living The books characters are portrayed with the true complexity you would expectrom a skilled author She weaves it all together with a level of detail that makes you Dogs Behaving Badly: An A-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavorial Problems in Dogs feel as if you were there with the characters witnessing their triumphs and struggles As aellow 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 Gray Bishop fiction This is a work of substance that I would recommend to everyon. Conforms to its own rules 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 loveamily and marriage. Ing Author Rosalyn Story did a great job of establishing a good story line to write about however she ailed with the structure of the book There were moments in the book that Rosalyn Story would jump to a completely different subject while the reader is left wondering what happened Some things just didnt pertain to the plot of the story which made the book uite rustrating to read Usually it takes a maximum of two weeks or me to read 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 reading it however I can t ever give up on a novel If I started I have to "FINISH IT OVERALL I BELIEVE THAT "it Overall I believe that Story is a talented writer and I m hoping to read of her works Wow What a abulous book with characters I wish I could meet Ms Story brings each of the principals to life through descriptive language and dialogue in their interactions This is a heart rending *tale that ties a More Than You Know is about how keeping secrets *that ties a More Than You Know is about how keeping secrets destroy the amily Rosalyn Story writes this tale using a series of lashbacks 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 *light on their involvement in the continuation of the betrayal During one of the worst storms of decade a nine year old boy LJ Tillman drops off a note and a baby Olivia to Big Mama s Noir 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 reintroduced to Olivia Theyall in love and get married LJ lives the ideal musicians life until he reveals a deep dark Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are family secret to OliviaShe banishes himrom the house Gaffer forever not knowing that her wish may come true Grief stricken by his wife s outburst and dismissalrom his dream job LJ turns to the bottle Drinking and wallowing in despair he plunges off an embankment landing in the river 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 Circumstantial Evidence from corner to corner and park bench to homeless shelter playing his horn while living on the streets One day Covington a jazz sin. Dinally been revealed 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 rescues their marriage shaken to the core they discover that truth. ,

After reading Rosalyn Story s Wading Home I loved it so much that I had to read her irst novel More Than You Know When I irst saw
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title I started singing old standard by that name without knowing the song was a thread "throughout the novel it s a sweet poignant "the novel It s a sweet poignant story of a nine year old boy who promised never to tell where the infant came rom before he delivered her to Big Mama to adopt and raise Eighteen years later he A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping finds that baby all grown up and they have a happy marriageor 25 years until he tell her the secret She banishes him he runs away and we Island of the Lost Horses (Dora and Friends) find him living homeless on the streets of New York CityI loved the lyrical uality of this story but not as much as I loved Wading Home I loved the jazz music that tells it s own story as background to the plight of LJ and Olivia as the secret slowly unravels with all the threads that tore them apart and wouldinally bring them back together I give it our stars A satisfying moment rom beginning to endLike a good meal this serves a great appetizer through dessert Sets the stage God Said, Ha!: A Memoir for a terrific suspense and teases out aulfilling ending Thank you or a lovely read This book starts out with a mini prologue rom 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 On the Right Side of a Dream for a name LJ I hate initialsor names in novels It s a personal thingMore Than You Know moves along about as ast as a turtle with arthritis in the kneecaps The novel does weave a very interesting history or LJ and Olivia once the book Operation Iceberg : The Invasion and Conquest of Okinawa in World War II finally gets around to it Whicheels 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 Arrows of the Night: Ahmad Chalabi's Long Journey to Triumph in Iraq flowery descriptions of weather skin tones and music then this book will be terrificor 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 recommendation Michelin Green Guide Normandy from aellow bibliophile and thought that the plot sounded interesting enough to read Well the book was interesting in the beginning became extremely boring and dragged on or a good portion of the book but the end was pretty intrigu. A sweeping love story about how long buried amily 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. ,