"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing, a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away, a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak, a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace. A New Season begins with Diana attempting to revive her singing career. She has a son, Caesar, who she leaves in search of her dream. She dies and her mother, Maia, takes Caesar to Nashville to live with his father a former Fisk Jubilee Singer. The story continues in Nashville with Caesar caught in conflict between his father, David, and stepmother, Grace. After high school, Caesar travels to New York where he gets a job in a hotel and learns to cook. He joins the National Guard and becomes of member or the Fighting 369 regiment in WWI. After the war is over her returns to Nashville and marries the sister of one of war buddies. They eventually have a set of twin boys they name, Caesar Blue and Caesar Bless. The story follows the brothers as they grow up near the thriving Jefferson Street attending Fisk and Tennessee A& I."
Title: A New Season The Fortunes of Blues and Blessings Book II
Author: Karen Sloane-Brown
Publisher: Brown Reflections
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
"A New Season: The Fortunes of Blues and Blessings Book II" by Karen Sloan-Brown
What I loved from the read....
This is this author's second novel that continues on from 'The Fortunes of Blues and Blessing' that was truly a amazing read and now we have her next novel.... "A New Season: The Fortunes of Blues and Blessing Book II that was also a good historical read. Even though this is a fictional read it still has some history that does ring so truthful in what what going on in our country at that present time. I really loved how this author was able to present to the reader such a story line with such interesting characters that were well developed, well portrayed and believable that flowed so well in this well told story. I found that I was not able to put this novel down until the end. This story really starts from this author's first novel and this 'book 2' will put the icing on it all explaining so much that you will feel caught up in this intriguing and captivating read. I would definitely recommend the reader to read the first novel because it explains so much that had happened earlier in the present story. I do not want to spoil any of this story other than to say you will have to pick up the amazing read to see for yourself how well this author brings it all out to the reader. Very well done to the author. You have truly written two amazing interesting reads!