Welcome to my #TeaTime review of A DREAM OF FAMILY by Jill Weatherholt!

Drawings provided by my grandchildren.

Welcome to my review of Jill Weatherholt’s July release, A Dream of Family. Featuring a bookstore and a precious little girl, this uplifting story is filled with special moments.

ABOUT THE A DREAM OF FAMILY

From the minute Molly Morgan saw sad-eyed little Grace, she longed to give her a happy home. But Molly’s struggling bookstore is endangering her adoption chances. Outgoing entrepreneur Derek McKinney has a puppy Grace adores–and a plan to save Molly’s business. But can he and Molly put their troubled past behind them in time to make a family for a lifetime?

MY REVIEW OF A DREAM OF FAMILY

With its warmth and compassion, A Dream of Family refreshes the heart. A perfect book for summer reading!

Whispering Slopes is a delightful town to visit for a bit of relaxing and to get a dose of pure small town friendliness. With the addition of a sweet romance and an even sweeter little girl, this story left me with sighs of happy contentment. 

In the past, Molly Morgan had many dreams crushed, and now, just as her heart’s desire of having a family is within reach, she faces losing both her independent bookstore and precious little Grace, the foster child she hopes to adopted.

Successful Derek McKinney opens a branch of his thriving coffee shop business adjacent to Molly’s store. Operating next door to the woman whose wedding day he ruined two years earlier will be a challenge, but his promise to help Molly succeed will also further his plans…..in more ways than either of them expect. 

Reading this story of hope….when life is hard and discouraging….is warmly comforting. The characters are touching as they face struggles, but persevere to overcome past situations and learn to forgive. Molly’s feelings of doubt about herself make her believable. And Derek is a great hero, willing to help Molly achieve her dreams. I love small town romance stories where the community cheers for the couple to fall in love and folks offer homestyle wisdom. If you’re looking for a feel-good romance, I highly recommend A Dream of Family!

Favorite quotes: “Don’t ever compare yourself to others. This is your journey, and yours alone. Comparing it with others’ will steal your joy quicker than anything.”

She had to continue to cling to her faith and believe in the impossible—in promises.

*I was given a copy of this book with no requirement to write a positive review. I’m pleased to offer my honest opinion.

SCRIPTURE

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. ~~Luke 11:9

A DREAM OF FAMILY by Jill Weatherholt

Thank you for stopping by to read my review. Jill writes such heartwarming stories. I’m sure you’ll enjoy this book, its characters and the charming small town of Whispering Slopes. This is a perfect summertime read….with hot or iced tea! Please visit Jill at her website: http://www.JillWeatherholt.com. Sign up for her refreshing newsletter featuring her beloved “hummies” and to purchase her books. You’ll enjoy getting to know Jill. She spreads happiness and joy with her uplifting Love Inspired romances.

And yes, it has been awhile since I posted on my blog. The beginning of 2021 brought many changes and blessings. I’ll post about these exciting adventures soon. I hope your summer is filled with God’s sparkling treasures.

With prayers and blessings,

Sherida

*Comments are appreciated and will appear after moderation. I apologize for delays in posting.

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7 Responses to “Welcome to my #TeaTime review of A DREAM OF FAMILY by Jill Weatherholt!”

  1. Jill Weatherholt Says:

    What a wonderful surprise, Sherida! Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review on TeaTime. I’m honored to be sharing the spotlight with your grandchildren’s adorable artwork! I always think of you when I drink from my mug. xo

  2. Sherida Stewart Says:

    Thanks, Jill. I’m just a bit late. I thought the drawings by my grandsweeties fit the sweet theme of your book perfectly. And what a great mug to use while enjoying tea and books!

  3. Patti Jo Moore Says:

    Hi Sherida and Jill!
    This book sounds exactly like the kind of sweet story I love, so I’m about to order it and cannot wait to begin reading this one!
    Sherida, your drawing by your grandchildren is just precious!
    I hope both of you ladies are having a delightful summer!
    Blessings and Hugs, Patti Jo

  4. Sherida Stewart Says:

    Waving to you, Patti Jo! You will enjoy Jill’s sweet story, I’m sure. And I just ordered YOUR new release. I’m looking forward to the five beach reads on my ereader. Thanks for noticing my grandsweeties’ pictures. Since we were finally able to see all of them, it’s definitely a great summer! Hope you’re enjoying time with your family. Blessings!

  5. Jill Weatherholt Says:

    Hi Patti Jo! I hope you enjoy Molly and Derek’s story. I loved the drawings, too! So sweet! Thanks for popping by. xo

  6. Laura Conner Kestner Says:

    Hi Sherida, so good to see you again. Thanks for sharing your review, this sounds like a great book! Love the artwork – grandbabies are the best!

  7. Sherida Stewart Says:

    Hi Laura! So great to have you stop by! Jill’s book is especially fun……with the bookstore setting we writers enjoy. And I agree, grandchildren are amazing! Thank you so much for your comment. Congratulations again on your recent book award. Exciting!

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