Kathleen Gilles Seidel: Till the Stars Fall

Books read Till the Stars Fall Author Kathleen Gilles Seidel – ecogenlife.org

I had to force myself to finish this Not because it was horrible I ve read much worse but because I really didn t like any of the main characters Krissa uinn or Danny and so it made wanting to read through the end hard I didn t like them in their early twenties and I didn t like them sixteen years later They were all self absorbed Krissa especially and I just didn t like it Also why I understand why Krissa did the thing she did back in college regarding her relationship with uinn but I felt it wasn t really resolved sixteen years later when they met up again I couldn t believe their relationship and that was the biggest disappointment of this book Excellent five starThis is my third book by Kathleen Gilles Seidel and each one is enjoyable than the last This book is well written and very good reading and I recommend it to your enjoyment My fifth romance I could get into these Always a happy ending What s not to loveThe only aspect of this novel I didn t like was Danny s altruistic side To me it seemed like it came out of no where and frankly his arguments were too liberal for my taste Why should I have better healthcare then them Oh lease Because you have the money moneyOther than that I really enjoyed this read I thought the characters were likable and the conflicts believable A wonderful heart tugging story of families both good and bad friendship love and second chances The characters are intriguing and richly detailed and the settings are wonderfully described The story unfolds slowly in well detailed layers and the ending is romantic and weaves all the The Blue Door (Threshold plot threads together beautifully in an uplifting and emotionally satisfying conclusion Bravado Ms Seidel Very solid second chances romance I was going to give this book three stars It was all right nothing spectacular until literally the very lastage All of it is worth reading for the very last Two Views on the Doctrine of the Trinity page Everything comes together with sucherfection it took my breath away I m not sure I have ever read a The Art of Standing Still perfect androfound ending to a novel And that is all I m going to say Krissa and Danny French are siblings who live in a small mining town In a small Minnesota mining town young Krissa is sheltered from her violent father by Danny the brother she idolizes Danny a budding musician is determined to escape with his sister in tow When the A Ladys Honor (Cliffs of Cornwall, pair finally succeed they meet uinn arivileged and wealthy college student Drawn together by a

N Minnesota Danny is an intense young man with a keen mind and beautiful voice More than anything he longs leave the small town he despises and his stifling family life with his morose failure of a father and his enabling mouse of a mother However brilliant he is he has too much bitterness to really apply himself in school to make it out Krissa is the Bob and Larry in the Case of the Missing Patience perfect daughter with theerfect grades who has the aptitude but not the ambition to leave the Iron Ridge But one The War to End All Wars pivotal night Krissa and Danny come to a revelation about themselves and their family Danny begins a year long makeover with Krissa s help to become theerfect college applicant Their diligence ays off and Danny is accepted into PrincetonWhile there Danny meets uinn Hunter a child of wealth and rivilege who becomes Danny s best friend and Mostly Mama partner as they form the rock band Dodd HallThe story follows the rise and fall of Dodd Hall and the love story of Krissa and uinnMy little summary does absolutely no justice to the scope and depth of this book This is my favorite of the KGS books I ve read It is a great story of the relationship of these threeeople Krissa and Danny s as brother and sister Danny and uinn s as best friends and The Naked Man partners in a wildly successful rock band and uinn s and Krissa s asassionate wildly in love loversThe story starts after the band has broken up and all three Danny Krissa and uinn are leading different and completely separate lives Krissa is divorced with three kids Danny is on a hunger strike for the homeless and uinn has embarked on a completely different career The book is told for the most Damias Children part in flashbacks almost like a VH1 Behind the Music special Each chapter also boasts snippets of interviews excerpts from biographies and memories fromeople outside the main three session musicians groupies etc The effect of this story structure is uite cool On the one hand you get the nostalgic look at the rise glory and fall of a great band But there is also the suspense of learning how these Cutremur de timp people broke up and what led them to where they are when the story opens How is it that Krissa was married to someone who isn. Assion for music Danny and uinn set up a successfulop group As their stars begin to rise Danny falls in love with fame and uinn and Krissa fall in love with each other But the higher Danny uinn and Krissa climb the faster their worlds crumble until they Backlash : La guerre froide contre les femmes part Sixteen years later theiraths cro.


T uinn and had three kids Why are uinn and Danny not speaking to each other In one enigmatic interview with Rolling Stone uinn simply says they broke up because Danny smiled at the wrong time I was wild to find out what happened As you re reading the book the love between uinn and Krissa is so strong the friendship between uinn and Danny is so deep you can t begin to imagine what goes wrong Until you do And when we get to the Die Botin des Königs (Reiter-Trilogie present time KGS brings the three back into each other s orbit in just the right way The ending waserfectionThis was great storytelling My only uibble with this book is the treatment of Krissa s ex husband I wish there had been a better resolution with himOtherwise excellent book I highly recommend and would also recommend Public Secrets by Nora Roberts as a great companion Patagonia Express piece My grade C I ordered a couple of backlist books by Seidel I ve read a few liked them and wanted to try This one had garnered highraise but I was disappointed It was released in 1994 and was just too long I read about 34 of the book then skipped through to the end I didn t love or always understand the characters and especially took issue with the complicated uinn the hero and Danny too It wasn t bad but I think the main roblem was not going deep enough into the POV characters to really understand them I thought I might have liked it better in 1994 but in 2011 it seemed too slow and too long A very enjoyable read about a 1970s rock duo and the sister of one band membergirlfriend of the other seesawing in time between 1977 and 1992 exploring the choices that the characters make that lead them to where they are Great attention to detail for each setting the Mesabi Iron Range in Minnesota tony Balti backstage at concerts A month or so ago Dear Author ublished their Top 100 romances list as chosen by their review staff I ve always waited with baited breath for All About Romance s Top 100 which is chosen by their readers so I read Dear Author s list with interest The thing that struck me was how many romances I d never heard of So I resolved to read a few of them I romptly ordered two of the books tha. Ss once again three fallen stars Danny is gravely ill uinn and Krissa are still in love But to hear the music again the three must face their joined asts and use the lessons to create a better future HOMETOWN MEMORIES in order After All These Years Don't Forget to Smile Till the Stars Fall Agai.