How can you resist a book with a title like that? Well, I could not!!
This is my first book by Buck Storm, but I promise it will not be my last, I was delighted by his story telling, his story in a story and his depth of characters.
This was a super fast read for me – honestly I just wanted to keep going. I was instantly connected to the characters, and wanted to spend all the time I could with them!
The story is fantastic, such a sweet story of friendship, grief, and love, most of all love! However, I am not a mushy romance reader, so the love is not just romance, there is family love and friendship love that overshadows the romance that is in there!
Seeing the gospel play out in real characters though might be the sweetest part of this book. In some books the struggle the characters are facing almost seems unreal. Not in this story, walking through as each of the characters sort out their lives really showed how the gospel can be applied in any season of our own lives.
This book is Book #1 in the Ballads of Paradise, and I know this will be a series I keep up with, as I cannot wait to connect with the characters in the next book!!
NOTE : I received a copy of The Beautiful Ashes of Gomez Gomes.