Dreams of Falling

Dreams of Falling

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night the Lights Went Out comes an exquisite new novel about best friends, family ties and the love that can both strengthen and break those bonds. It's been nine years since Larkin fled Georgetown, South Carolina, vowing never to go back. But when she finds out that her mother has disappeared, she knows she has no choice bu From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night the Lights Went Out comes an exquisite new novel about best f...

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Title:Dreams of Falling
Author:Karen White
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Genres:Fiction
ISBN:B073YZVK2S
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:416 pages pages

Dreams of Falling Reviews

  • Yvonne
    Jun 05, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

    Nine years ago Larkin left her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina and headed for New York. She made a new life for herself there. She never intends to return home until she receives a frantic phone call from her family. Her mother, Ivy, is missing. Larkin has no choice but to head ...

  • Lindsay
    May 24, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

  • *The Angry Reader*
    Mar 22, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

    Nine years ago Larkin left her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina and headed for New York. She made a new life for herself there. She never intends to return home until she receives a frantic phone call from her family. Her mother, Ivy, is missing. Larkin has no choice but to head ...

    ***I received an ARC for an honest review*** While I theoretically understood where the author was going here I didn't always love the execution. Larkin is living (hiding) in New York when her mother has an accident that forces her return to her southern hometown. Larkin is hurt...

  • Becky
    Mar 27, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

    Nine years ago Larkin left her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina and headed for New York. She made a new life for herself there. She never intends to return home until she receives a frantic phone call from her family. Her mother, Ivy, is missing. Larkin has no choice but to head ...

    ***I received an ARC for an honest review*** While I theoretically understood where the author was going here I didn't always love the execution. Larkin is living (hiding) in New York when her mother has an accident that forces her return to her southern hometown. Larkin is hurt...

    Since reading The Night the Lights Went Out, I knew Karen White was now a must-read author for me and I was thrilled to get my hands on a copy of Dreams of Falling! Family secrets and drama in the South as well as wealthy people, dual timelines and the love of mothers and daughters mak...

    IMG_3714My Review of ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White Berkley June, 2018 I loved everything about ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White. Karen White has an amazing way of telling a story and describing her characters and landscape. I especially appreciate the colorful cast of...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable ...

    4.5 Stars Loved this book, loved the "magical" feel to parts of it. It is the story of 3 young women in the early 50's, each very different from the other. For their high school graduation they travel to Myrtle Beach & 2 of the girls meet "the men of their dreams". The st...

  • Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews
    Mar 28, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

  • Jamie Rosenblit
    Dec 22, 2017

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

    Nine years ago Larkin left her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina and headed for New York. She made a new life for herself there. She never intends to return home until she receives a frantic phone call from her family. Her mother, Ivy, is missing. Larkin has no choice but to head ...

    ***I received an ARC for an honest review*** While I theoretically understood where the author was going here I didn't always love the execution. Larkin is living (hiding) in New York when her mother has an accident that forces her return to her southern hometown. Larkin is hurt...

    Since reading The Night the Lights Went Out, I knew Karen White was now a must-read author for me and I was thrilled to get my hands on a copy of Dreams of Falling! Family secrets and drama in the South as well as wealthy people, dual timelines and the love of mothers and daughters mak...

  • Cindy Burnett
    Mar 18, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

  • Lori
    May 11, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

  • Maureen
    Jun 28, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

  • Book of Secrets
    Jun 20, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

  • Betty
    Apr 03, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

  • The Lit Bitch
    Jun 12, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

  • ☕ Kimberly
    Apr 19, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

  • Julie
    Jul 07, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

  • Dianne
    May 08, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

  • Tammy
    Jul 02, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

  • Suzanne Leopold
    Jul 06, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

  • Linda Zagon
    May 16, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

    Nine years ago Larkin left her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina and headed for New York. She made a new life for herself there. She never intends to return home until she receives a frantic phone call from her family. Her mother, Ivy, is missing. Larkin has no choice but to head ...

    ***I received an ARC for an honest review*** While I theoretically understood where the author was going here I didn't always love the execution. Larkin is living (hiding) in New York when her mother has an accident that forces her return to her southern hometown. Larkin is hurt...

    Since reading The Night the Lights Went Out, I knew Karen White was now a must-read author for me and I was thrilled to get my hands on a copy of Dreams of Falling! Family secrets and drama in the South as well as wealthy people, dual timelines and the love of mothers and daughters mak...

    IMG_3714My Review of ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White Berkley June, 2018 I loved everything about ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White. Karen White has an amazing way of telling a story and describing her characters and landscape. I especially appreciate the colorful cast of...

  • Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows)
    Jun 07, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

  • Susan Peterson
    May 01, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

  • Judy Collins
    Jan 19, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

    Nine years ago Larkin left her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina and headed for New York. She made a new life for herself there. She never intends to return home until she receives a frantic phone call from her family. Her mother, Ivy, is missing. Larkin has no choice but to head ...

    ***I received an ARC for an honest review*** While I theoretically understood where the author was going here I didn't always love the execution. Larkin is living (hiding) in New York when her mother has an accident that forces her return to her southern hometown. Larkin is hurt...

    Since reading The Night the Lights Went Out, I knew Karen White was now a must-read author for me and I was thrilled to get my hands on a copy of Dreams of Falling! Family secrets and drama in the South as well as wealthy people, dual timelines and the love of mothers and daughters mak...

    IMG_3714My Review of ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White Berkley June, 2018 I loved everything about ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White. Karen White has an amazing way of telling a story and describing her characters and landscape. I especially appreciate the colorful cast of...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable ...

    4.5 Stars Loved this book, loved the "magical" feel to parts of it. It is the story of 3 young women in the early 50's, each very different from the other. For their high school graduation they travel to Myrtle Beach & 2 of the girls meet "the men of their dreams". The st...

    Review to follow. ...

  • Amy
    Jun 03, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

  • Lisa
    May 18, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

  • Chris  Carroll
    May 06, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

  • Wit & Wonder Books
    Feb 02, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

  • Jess
    Feb 25, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

    Nine years ago Larkin left her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina and headed for New York. She made a new life for herself there. She never intends to return home until she receives a frantic phone call from her family. Her mother, Ivy, is missing. Larkin has no choice but to head ...

    ***I received an ARC for an honest review*** While I theoretically understood where the author was going here I didn't always love the execution. Larkin is living (hiding) in New York when her mother has an accident that forces her return to her southern hometown. Larkin is hurt...

    Since reading The Night the Lights Went Out, I knew Karen White was now a must-read author for me and I was thrilled to get my hands on a copy of Dreams of Falling! Family secrets and drama in the South as well as wealthy people, dual timelines and the love of mothers and daughters mak...

    IMG_3714My Review of ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White Berkley June, 2018 I loved everything about ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White. Karen White has an amazing way of telling a story and describing her characters and landscape. I especially appreciate the colorful cast of...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable ...

  • Jess
    Feb 25, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

  • Donna Hines
    Jul 03, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...

    My Rating: 3.5 Stars Secrets kept for decades, soul deep love, friendships carved from granite and ?family,? made Karen White?s DREAMS OF FALLING an edgy, emotional journey that could be both intriguing and off-putting in nearly equal measures. A young woman must go back to...

    Many times I get review pitches months before the actual review posts. When I get the review pitch, sometimes the book sounds interesting at that time but when it comes time to pick it up to actually read it for review months later, it might not sound as interesting. So how do I com...

    These stories of immense friendship between women that transcend time are some of my favorites. I've said this before, but I think we all have those special relationships that you know will last a lifetime. Books like this remind me of mine and how your closest friends are not just fri...

    I really enjoyed this book! ...

    I have been a fan of Karen White?s for so long, and this book, Dreams of Falling, epitomizes everything I love about her novels. It is filled with perfectly imperfect characters, people who love fiercely, people who make mistakes, people consumed by the choices they?ve made, people...

    Thank you to Berkley for providing me a free copy of Dreams of Falling in exchange for my hoenst review. All opinions are my own. Dreams of Falling is a story about finding secrets buried in a great, big, twisty, southern family tree. Margaret, CeeCee and Bitty were best friends in...

    ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*** What a spellbinding, beautiful story Karen White has created in her newest novel, Dreams of Falling. Following three generations of women, this book is written from multiple points of view and flashes between current ...

    Nine years ago Larkin left her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina and headed for New York. She made a new life for herself there. She never intends to return home until she receives a frantic phone call from her family. Her mother, Ivy, is missing. Larkin has no choice but to head ...

    ***I received an ARC for an honest review*** While I theoretically understood where the author was going here I didn't always love the execution. Larkin is living (hiding) in New York when her mother has an accident that forces her return to her southern hometown. Larkin is hurt...

    Since reading The Night the Lights Went Out, I knew Karen White was now a must-read author for me and I was thrilled to get my hands on a copy of Dreams of Falling! Family secrets and drama in the South as well as wealthy people, dual timelines and the love of mothers and daughters mak...

    IMG_3714My Review of ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White Berkley June, 2018 I loved everything about ?Dreams of Falling? by Karen White. Karen White has an amazing way of telling a story and describing her characters and landscape. I especially appreciate the colorful cast of...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable ...

    4.5 Stars Loved this book, loved the "magical" feel to parts of it. It is the story of 3 young women in the early 50's, each very different from the other. For their high school graduation they travel to Myrtle Beach & 2 of the girls meet "the men of their dreams". The st...

    Review to follow. ...

    "We are made by those who have built and broken us." "Come home to me" " I Love You Always" A mighty oak secluded in Carrowmore is where it begins. Known as The Tree of Dreams; but will the secrets the tree holds save them all? The story made me question salvation and if I coul...

  • Katie B
    Mar 23, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

  • BookGypsy
    May 09, 2018

    Dreams of Falling by Karen White is a 2018 Berkley publication. So far, my summer reading experience has been second to none. I?ve enjoyed some great romances, thrillers, mysteries, and even touched base with my favorite series, and beach reads. So, Karen White faced some pretty ...

    Karen Whites novels remind me of perfectly made grits... just the right amount of simmering, butter & salt. This story was the perfect mix of setting, characters & story. ?We are made of all those who have built and broken us.? Southern fiction at its finest! As always, 5 s...

    Larkin needed to come home from New York because her mother was missing. What she found was that over the years a lot of things were missing and quite a few things were kept secret. Larkin found secrets about her mother and her family at every turn. When she asked why she wa...

    Larkin Lanier enjoys her life in New York City where she has lived for almost a decade. One day she learns that her mother, Ivy, is missing. This forces her back to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina which she has avoided since high school. The trip back is awkward since she ha...

    Check out my GIVEAWAY for Dreams of Falling at www.bluestockingreviews.com Deadline June 25, 2018 A riveting tale of friendships and promises that lead to a lifetime of secrets. SUMMARY ?Friends forever, come what may? was the dream three young women wrote on a ribbon in A...

    ? Happy Summer Solstice ? "We are made by those who have built and broken us." Set in gorgeous South Carolina lowcountry, DREAMS OF FALLING is about the strongest friendships and the painful secrets that test their bonds. This is a multi-generational story told in both the pa...

    I couldn?t stop crying in parts. Awesome story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you have read the same author stories multiple times you tend to expect the same type of story that you?ve gotten in the past. That is not unusual and that?s what I was thinking when I open this b...

    There is something utterly enchanting about the manner in which White weaves a tale, there?s always a little something for every type of reader and Dreams of Falling is no exception. There is family drama, secrets between friends, good old fashioned southern charm, romance and even a...

    I waffled between finding this book as "ok" then trending towards "liking"... with a final decision being this is an "ok, likable at times" read. One reason for this back and forth behavior was the soap opera-esque nature of this book. It really started to become boringly predictable a...

    When Ivy is found unconscious in an old plantation home and taken to the hospital, her daughter, Larkin, returns to her hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Larkin begins searching for answers as to why her mother was at the home which leads to discovering decades old secrets. This ...

    Karen White?s books are always a perfect blend of family, friendship, mystery, and a little romance. In her latest book ?Dreams of Falling? she offers us two generations of strong female friendships. After nine years away, Larkin returns to her childhood home in South Carolina wh...

    Family bonds and secrets are at the heart of Dreams of Falling. Set in Georgetown, South Carolina, the story begins as Larkin returns home to help locate her missing mother, Ivy. As the search for Ivy progresses, Dreams of Falling moves back and forth in time slowly unveiling secrets t...

    ?Friends forever, come what may? was a dream three women wrote on a ribbon in 1951. No one could of imagined what that promise would mean.. I LOVED this Southern charmer giving me all the feels of the 50?s! Set in South Carolina?s Lowcountry, a murder mystery with decades o...

    White shares the story of two generations. Larkin's mother goes missing and is later discovered injured in their burned out ancestral home. Our tale takes place in Georgetown, South Carolina, spanning two timelines over a  fifty-year period. Past: Margaret, Ceecee, and Bitty are...

    Amazing story! This was my first Karen White read. Powerful story and truly one of the best books I've read. Remarkable story of three lifelong friends who share a secret. Set the Lowcountry of South Carolina. These three girls share their hopes and dreams. They write these dreams on r...