Fit perfectly with each scene and character She weaves minor story lines through the major plot so well that like a braided through the major plot so well that like a braided the main story line is stronger better because it is the sum of all braided the main story line is stronger better because it is the sum of all partsWhich leads me to wonder did Ms Karon really write Come Rain or Come Shine Although I loved attending the wedding from the very first page I could not shake the feeling that this was not typical Jan Karon writing Perhaps it is the transition from Father Tim to Lace and Dooley as the main characters changing the voice of the narrative that bothered me It just seemed to me that the story was superficial the characters flat this I have a confession I was never a big reader until I read Jan Karon s first novel in her Mitford series After that you could say I was hooked I found a love for reading while I emersed myself in her characters and their daily lives In Karon s latest book ComeRain or Come Shine I eagerly wanted to devour it and yell from the rooftops that I
*loved it but for much of the novel I spent my time feeling *it but for much of the novel I spent my time feeling than pleased Several reviews have pointed out the lack of fluidity between characters point of views or how many readers would not understand the depth of meaning as certain scenes took place unless you had read the previous novels Although I don t feel giddy happy after reading this novel and even though I too found the writing style to be lacking in some ways every so often a glimpse or feeling from the previous books would pop out and make me smile and eep me turning the pages Many strings were tied up with this novel and it truly was a warm and cozy read I think I just missed the old characters and the story being focused on Father Tim Now that I have turned the last page though I am very happy I read it I have always enjoyed the Mitford series and have a little crush on Father Tim Sorry Cynthia I was really looking forward to the story of Dooley and Lace s wedding I thought it would just shine Unfortunately for me it did not There are several reasons for this1 I found jumping around different people s stories without any Croatie : Cte Adriatique, Dalmatie kind of preparation uite unsettling You would be reading about Dooley s thoughts and suddenly it would be Harley It was unsettling for a long time reade. Mal clinic Since money will be tight for a while maybe he and Lace Harper his once and future soul mate shouldeep their wedding simple So the plan is to eliminate the cost of catering and do potluck Ought to be fun An old friend offers to bring his well nown country band Gratis And once mucked out the barn works as a perfect venue for seating family and friends Piece of cake. .
R but I despair for any new reader trying to make sense of this or even how certain characters were important to the story2 There was just too many things going on Dooley was graduating opening his new business getting married all at many things going on Dooley was graduating opening his new business getting married all at It just seemed overwhelming and things ept getting add to the pot Yet some important situations were skipped over I would love to have been in the selection of Lace s wedding dress especially since so much time was devoted to thinking about "it3 There was just not enough Father Tim in it for me He " There was just not enough Father Tim in it for me He the heart and soul of the books and I needed a bigger fix What I did like was a surprise near the
that was sweet and right that it took my breath away It was special enough that I raised my rating to three stars I ve read all of the books in the Miford and Father Tim series and I ve been looking forward to Lace and Dooley s wedding Not su This was an okay book for me It was a little too spiritual for me but the story I think was goodMy main complaint about the whole thing was the fact that the author would start a paragraph or a chapter and say he or she There were about a dozen or so characters in this story I had no idea which he or she it was Or it would be Reverend There were two Reverends It was pretty frustrating At one point in the book the groom had two sets of parents there Then it would be mom or dad which one Say a name I obviously became VERY frustrated and because of that did not really enjoy the book as much as one typically could I would be reading having absolutely no idea who I was reading about unless the author decided to give me some type of clue in the following paragraphs I gave this 25 stars because what I did get out of the book was a touching story although I am pretty sure I missed most of it because of skipping the parts that I didn t now who it was about And that surprises me because I now this author has written several other books I m not sure if its the editing or what but as this was my first by her I was not impressedThanks Penguin Putnam Group and Net Galley for this free e galley in exchange for an honest review An unfair rating actually because of my own foolish choice when I haven t read any of the Mitford series and was totally. Right In Come Rain or Come Shine Jan Karon delivers the wedding that millions of Mitford fans have waited for It’s a June day in the mountains with than a few creatures great and small and you’re invited because you’re family By the way it’s a pretty casual affair so come as you are and remember to bring a tissue or two After all what’s a good wedding without a good cry.end that was
Free read Come Rain or Come Shine Mitford Years #13I once prayed Lord please let Jan Karon live long enough
*to get Dooley and Lace married The answer to that Prayer *get Dooley and Lace married The answer to that Prayer A Whelming Flood was a whelming flood started crying on page 32 and sniffed and sobbed my way punctuated by laughs to the final page Redemption benediction healing holy amazement connection Reading this brings the satisfaction of resolution the two bits after the shave and a haircut Weddings are my thin wwwmelissa413readsalotblogspotcomI have always loved the Mitford series I loved reading them years and years ago but I liked listening to the first ones on tap I m always happy to venture back to Jan Karon s bestselling Mitford series where Father Tim Kavananah and his wife Cynthia set about Από τη Μήδεια στη Σταχτοπούτα, Η ιστορία του φαλλού keeping the peace in this small well imagined Southern town of colorful and well loved characters This is book 13 and everyone s here reunited to celebrate the long awaited marriage of Dooley and Lace both of whom we ve watched grow up at Meadowgate Farm This is not a great literary work but as always Karon s books are something like comfort food for those of us who long for ainder gentle life where the biggest problem of the day may be how to resist Ester Bollick s famously delicious Orange Marmalade cake or if too many folks will decide to bring deviled eggs to the potluck 35 stars If you are already a fan of these books and are familiar with all the people of Mitford then you will probably need a box of tissues to hand when reading this one I certainly did They were happy tears of course not sad ones because this is all about the wedding of Dooley I am an avid reader of Ms Karon s novels As a matter of fact in the past six months I have read and re read the entire series at least 4 times while waiting not so patiently for the release of Come Rain or Come Shine There is a reason for this I have had a very stressful year and I find visits to Mitford very relaxing Every character in this series is complete there isn t a one dimensional body in the bunch Even the nodding acuaintances have a uniue and full place in
Karon s These books make the perfect escape I love them dearly Reading these novels makes me feel like I m going homeBut her writing is also a joy to read Her descriptions are uniue and folksy and. #1 New York Times–bestselling author Jan Karon returns with the story readers have been waiting for Over the course of ten Mitford novels fans have ept a special place in their hearts for Dooley Kavanagh first seen in At Home in Mitford as a barefoot freckle faced boy in filthy overalls Now Father Tim Kavanagh’s adopted son has graduated from vet school and opened his own ani.ms aron s