Thank you so much for visiting this first stop on the Jessie’s Hope Blog Tour! Today, in addition to my review, I will be sharing with you a bit about the book, a fun little teaser and a chance to win a great prize! Be sure to follow along with the rest of the tour for more chances to win and more exciting inside peeks into the book.
Can a sliver of hope lead to everlasting love?
Years ago, an accident robbed Jessie Smith’s mobility. It also stole her mother and alienated her from her father. When Jessie’s high school sweetheart Matt Jansen proposes, her parents’ absence intensifies her worry that she cannot hold on to those she loves.
With a wedding fast approaching, Jessie’s grandfather Homer has a goal to find the perfect dress for “his Jessie,” one that would allow her to forget, even if for a moment, the boundaries of her wheelchair. But financial setbacks and unexpected sabotage hinder his plans.
Determined to heal from her past, Jessie initiates a search for her father. Can a sliver of hope lead to everlasting love when additional obstacles—including a spurned woman and unpredictable weather—highjack Jessie’s dream wedding?
When I received the request to assist with the blog tour for this novel, I was quite excited. I loved the idea of our heroine not being the traditional, cookie-cutter perfect. She had a personality and I loved that this book can show young girls in chairs they deserve their happily ever after just the same as anyone.
Jennifer did a wonderful job at detailing the book, I felt like I was truly a part of the story. Homer was something else! I could see bits of my grandfathers in him which made me smile.
One thing I liked on reading the blurb of this book is it starts at a different point, she already has love. It’s not all about that, it’s about the puzzle pieces that fall into place after the fact that drives this story and for that alone I absolutely recommend it. If you love heartwarming fiction, this is one you’re not going to want to miss. Beautiful writing and perfect delivery make this a must read.
Jennifer Hallmark writes Southern fiction and fantasy, an interesting combination that keeps the creative juices flowing. She’s published 200+ internet articles and interviews, short stories in several magazines, and has co-authored three book compilations. Her debut novel, Jessie’s Hope, will release in June of 2019.
When she isn’t babysitting or gardening, you can find her at her desk writing fiction or working on one of her two blogs. She also loves reading detective fiction from the Golden Age and viewing movies like LOTR or Star Wars. Sometimes you can even catch her watching American Ninja Warrior.