Where Lilacs Still Bloom - Jane Kirkpatrick

Price: $14.99

Format: Trade Paperback

ISBN: 9781400074303

Release: 4.17.2012

Fiction - Historical

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Where Lilacs Still Bloom - A Review

by Dawn Janis
April 7, 2012
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Hulda Klager has a big dream. She wants to create a creamy white lilac with more petals than others. She experiments with grafting and hybridization. Her experiments put her at odds at times with her family, but she's got a faith that helps her to see her dreams through the seasonal floods and family trials.

This book is based on the true story of Hulda Klager. I thought it moved pretty slow. Overall, her triumphs and her struggles fascinated me. I learned way more about plant hybridization than I ever knew before. Sure it's fiction. And it's told beautifully. But, overall, I thought it dragged a little too much for me.

I received this book for free from Waterbrook/Multnomah's Blogging for Books program in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Rating - 3 stars

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