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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Don't We All "Dare to Dream Again"? Please enter the author's giveaway!

                    "Dare to Dream Again"
                          By Alana Terry

About the Book:

Genre: Christian Romance
Release date: May 8, 2018
Will love bloom just as sweet the second time around?
Losing her husband has taught Gloria more than anything else how to rely on God.
His grace alone gave her the strength to raise her children — a sweet angel with cerebral palsy as well as a daughter who wants nothing more than to serve God as a missionary on foreign soil.
Gloria couldn’t be prouder of her girls, but a future without them both by her side sounds empty and hollow.
When God thrusts a godly man like Derek into her path, Gloria isn’t sure she’s ready to jump headfirst into a relationship.
But maybe God’s giving her the chance for a happily ever after … a second time around.
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My Thoughts:

Alana Terry has once again accomplished what she set out to do!! She succeeded in writing a sweet Christian romance, a tale that enables those of us living everyday, ordinary lives, can easily identify with .  This author uses her unique talent to involve us in a situation that could easily be one that we could experience.

The characters were described in a realistic fashion so that I could easily identify with them. Dealing with single motherhood is a topic that we encounter every day. Healing must take place before the future can appear bright once again. The title , "Dare to Dream Again"  , is perfect for this book. Both of the main characters have accept the past difficulties and proceed to follow God's plan in their lives. Will it be together or apart????? God's still small voice will guide us in our future if only we will listen! We all need to realize that the past is exactly that! None of our thoughts can rid us of it! Nor do we really want it to! But we do have hope and faith to guide us in our journey. It is perfectly fine to move on and dream again!! Reach for the stars!! God is watching over us at all times. 

I truly enjoyed this novella. Short and sweet but oh so meaningful!! So full of the truth!  Now , I am eagerly awaiting Alana's next book telling us Susannah's story (Gloria's daughter)!!

This book was a gift from CelebrateLit and the author.  The opinions and thoughts expressed are honest and my own. I was not required to give a positive review. 

About the Author

Alana is a pastor’s wife, homeschooling mom, self-diagnosed chicken lady, and Christian suspense author. Her novels have won awards from Women of Faith, Book Club Network, Grace Awards, Readers’ Favorite, and more. Alana’s passion for social justice, human rights, and religious freedom shines through her writing, and her books are known for raising tough questions without preaching. She and her family live in rural Alaska where the northern lights in the winter and midnight sun in the summer make hauling water, surviving the annual mosquito apocalypse, and cleaning goat stalls in negative forty degrees worth every second.

Guest Post from Alana

Hey everyone! Fall is here. Our family had a great summer. Everything in Alaska is gorgeous in the summertime. One of my favorite childhood memories that my husband and I have introduced our kids to is Vacation Bible School (VBS). With so many volunteers giving of their time to build relationships with each other and the kids who attend, it’s a week filled with so many great Jesus moments. I thought it would be fun to write a book about VBS. Dare to Dream Again is about two VBS volunteers who not only become friends, but just may dare to fall in love.

Blog Stops

Quiet Quilter, October 26
Bibliophile Reviews, October 27
Mary Hake, October 28
Artistic Nobody, October 29 (Spotlight)
Texas Book-aholic, October 30
Janices book reviewsNovember 1
Carpe Diem, November 2
BigreadersiteNovember 5


To celebrate her tour, Alana is giving away a $30 Amazon gift card!!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter. https://promosimple.com/ps/d56d/dare-to-dream-again-celebration-tour-giveaway


  1. This is a good book--and the sequel is even better!

  2. Congrats on this tour and thank for the opportunity to read about another great book out there to read. It helps out so I can find books I know my family will enjoy reading. Thanks as well for the giveaway.

  3. Congratulations on this tour sounds like a great book! thanks for the giveaway

  4. I believe in second chances. My second husband who is a Christian and i have been married 32 years. Vivian Furbay jtandviv(at)q(dot)com

  5. Great blog post. Sounds like an excellent read.

  6. Thank you so much for your beautiful review. So glad you enjoyed the book.


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