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Friday, February 19, 2010

The Stacy Hawkins Adams blog tour stop is here!

Dreams That Won’t Let Go Blo
g Tour & Giveaway
Brought to you by TyWebbin Creations Virtual Blog Tours

About the Book:

Indigo Burns is excited. Her wedding preparations to the man of her dreams are underway, her photography career is a success, and her family seems to be doing better than ever—all except her brother Reuben, who nobody has seen in years. But that’s about to change.

When Reuben decides to move back home to Jubilant, Texas, he hopes to find healing with his sisters. But Indigo isn’t so sure their relationship can be mended. And when younger sister Yasmin makes a life-altering choice, it seems like only a miracle can put the Burns family back together.

Will these siblings – and the rest of their family - ever be able to love unconditionally and release each other to live their dreams?

Book Review:

This third book in Stacy's series can't be the end. I don't want it to be. I want to read more about the families in Jubilant, and the stories the characters have to tell. Dreams that Won't Let Go continues the story of Reuben and his young family's arrival back into the lives of his siblings and the grandparents who raised them. There is more than a little bit of resentment on his sisters' parts when he gets all the attention, though he never asked for it. Yasmin wants to start modeling again and causes her own drama within the family that shakes them up, yet brings them together at the same time. And Indigo is trying to plan a wedding but nobody seems to be paying attention.

My favorite character in this book was Reuben's wife, who happens to be visually impaired. She really touched my heart because I know people like her. They present as competent and in
control and yet there is a vulnerable side to all women, even competent ones. I thought it was sweet that he saw her need for him. That was a moving scene when she woke and he wasn't there. Reuben was a good guy and a great husband to her. I loved how she touched all of his family and helped bridge the gap between them with her assured and loving ways. I also liked how the pastor was brought into the family circle to help them all heal. That shows a great example of how the church can be effective when people need help and the pastor is truly there for them. Overall, I enjoyed this book, but I have to say my favorite in the series was the second book, Worth a Thousand Words. But any book Stacy writes is a good story. She has a unique writing style and voice that always holds my attention.

About the Author

Stacy Hawkins Adams is a nationally-published, award-winning author and speaker. Her contemporary women’s fiction novels are filled with social themes and spiritual quests that take readers on journeys into their own souls.

She holds a degree in journalism and served as a newspaper reporter for more than a decade before turning her full attention to penning books, speaking professionally and writing freelance articles.

Stacy lives in a suburb of Richmond, Virginia with her husband and two young children. Visit Stacy online at

Dreams That Won’t Let Go GIVEAWAY!

WIN a set of signed books from the Jubilant Soul Series AND a free one-hour session with Helena Nyman, an executive coach.

Answer the following question in the comment section to be eligible for the giveaway.

What dreams are simmering in your heart and waiting to be birthed?

Visit the full blog tour schedule and read an excerpt at


Linda said...

What dreams are simmering in your heart and waiting to be birthed?
My dream to learn more of the ropes of blogging and presenting great reviews to encourage others to read good books--fiction and nonfiction. I've been an avid reader since early grade school, and the pleasure has not stopped. Now I want to be able to share what I read so others can learn from these books.
desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

Stacy Hawkins Adams said...

Thanks so much for hosting me today! Reuben's wife Peyton is one of my favorite characters too.
Linda, thanks for sharing your dream. It sounds attainable to me...I say go for it!
All the Best,

Ty said...


Thank you for hosting the Dreams That Won't Let Go Blog Tour.

- Ty

Hull.Margaret said...

I'm not sure if this is what you mean by a dream simmering in my heart, but I tell you anyway. I am recently my friends are all still married. I would like to find a friend, soul mate, to hang out with and share thoughts with.
Thanks for entering me in your contest. And thanks for the review.

Anonymous said...

I've always wanted to publish a novel and go on a photo safari to Africa!
I would love to be entered in your draw. Thanks.

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