Friday, September 20, 2013

Review: "Raw Edges" by Sandra D. Bricker

About the Book:
Grayson McDonough has no use for teal ribbons, 5k runs, or ovarian cancer support groups now that his beautiful wife Jenna is gone. But their nine-year-old daughter Sadie seems to need the connection. When Annabelle Curtis, the beautiful cancer survivor organizing the memory quilt project for the Ovacome support group, begins to bring out the silly and fun side of his precious daughter again, Gray must set aside his own grief to support the healing of Sadie s young heart. But is there hope for Gray s heart too along the way?

My thoughts:  
I'm a big fan of this author, and I really enjoyed this sweet story about Jenna, her daughter Sadie and her husband Gray.  About a year after Jenna passes away, Sadie and her father receive a card in the mail from Ovacome   (a Cancer support group in their area ).  Sadie wants to join the group and help with the memory quilt that they are making, and when she and her father attend their first Ovacome meeting and meet Annabelle..they both realize how much this support group will help them. 

Sadie really likes Annabelle, and I like the way that she forms a friendship with her right away.  
The author combines the topics of Cancer, losing a loved one, moving on with life and making a memory quilt into a heartfelt story that will leave you smiling, laughing and maybe shedding a tear or two...

I loved the journal entries and Bible verses from Jenna to Sadie at the end of each chapter, they are so sweet and uplifting!   
I recommend this book to everyone that loves touching heartfelt stories!

I received a copy of thsi book in exchange for my honest opinion.

More about the Author:

For more than a decade, Sandra D. Bricker lived in Los Angeles and, while writing in every spare moment, worked as a personal assistant and publicist to some of daytime television's hottest stars. Since then she has moved to Florida, and has written three novels for middle-grade readers and several romance novels, including unWANTED: Husband, Change of Heart, Sins of the Past, Wish I Weren't Here, Love Finds You in Snowball, Arkansas and The Big 5-0h! 

"Raw Edges" is #10 in the "Quilts of Love" series, and is currently featured as Book of the Month. For more information visit --

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  1. This is a new to me author. Looks sweet.

  2. This book sounds like just the thing you want to read when you're looking for a good emotional outlet!! I love books like this one sounds to be.

    Have a great Sunday!

  3. This sounds heartwarming, and I love the cover.


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