Saturday, September 30, 2017

To Gain A Mommy by Tanya Eavenson

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ToGainAMommy_1600x2400About the Book

Name of book: To Gain a Mommy
Author: Tanya Eavenson
Genre: Christian Romance
Release Date: December 10, 2016
They had a plan, but will it work?
Thirteen years ago, pediatrician Hope Michaels was the fool-hearted girl who came home from college to learn the man she loved was engaged to her twin. But now to move on with her life and accept a proposal of marriage, she must confront the one man who holds the key to the wounds of her past.Fire Captain Carl McGuire can put out any flame, except for the one Hope sparks within him. As she stirs up his life and heart, Carl knows some things never change. Even a past he’d rather keep hidden.
When a new neighbor moves in across the street who would be a perfect fit for their family, Mary and Brody form a plan to bring their dad and Hope together. But how will it work if Hope keeps pushing him away?

This is a thoroughly engaging book! One that took me just a day to read because I just couldn't put it down! 
I loved it because it was about family and 
I had to laugh at some of the things the children did and how they did it!
I even wished I had their energy!  Children are a blessing from God are they not? I know mine was even tho I only had one. Sometimes just him alone was a handful but i love him with all my heart. 

This story is about forgiveness and trust. I feel like in order to move on u have to forgive yourself and others if possible.  But, sometimes it's  very hard to trust someone even if they are telling the truth. I'm glad that everything worked out for this family.
I love God's timing in things don't you?
I liked it because the name Goldie since that is my friends name. 

As I started to read this book, it brought to mind  another story told long ago for the Bible. I think that this is another reason I enjoyed the story so much!! .
There wasn't nothing that I didn't like about the story. I just didn't really like the deception that was played out  but I guess without that God wouldn't really be at work here now would He? He shows that people can really change if they work hard at it and really does want to . For , without God  we'd never make it on our own even though we think we can. Sometimes that's how He puts in our place whether we like it or not. 
I believe I will be looking for more of this author's works since I enjoyed this one so much!! 
I'd like to know if Hope and Caleb and family will continue to grow in many things! 
Thanks for a wonderful story!

Tanya EavensonAbout the Author

Tanya Eavenson is a bestselling and an award-winning inspirational romance author. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children. Her favorite pastime is grabbing a cup of coffee, eating chocolate, and reading a good book.

Guest Post from Tanya Eavenson

I’d like to thank Celebrate Lit for featuring my first novella in my Gaining Love Series, To Gain a Mommy, for this tour. I’m looking forward to visiting with you along the way!
Recently I was asked to share what inspired me to write To Gain a Mommy. Believe it or not, my inspiration came from a prayer.
Last year my employer offered me a great promotion, but the catch was I’d have little time to spend with my family. So I prayed, asking God for direction for my family, my job, and my writing.
God knows us so well. He knew I had a desire to work with other authors and to write my first novella. He also knew that without a push, I wouldn’t do it.
It all began with a simple post on my Facebook timeline. Another writer posted that she had messaged me but wanted to let me know since FB has a couple of message boxes (I had no idea!). I clicked on my messages, and there it was—the extra message box, filled. As I read through the messages, I found one asking if I’d be interested in joining a novella boxed set. Right away I knew God had answered my prayer.
Needless to say, I didn’t take the position at work and joined the boxed set. Since then, To Gain a Mommy has become an international bestseller and has been a finalist in two contests. My Gaining Love series continues to grow, with the third novella, To Gain a Bodyguard, releasing in time for Christmas. Isn’t God good!
The Lord tells us to trust in Him and that if we do, He will direct our paths. It still amazes me how the Lord works behind the scenes in our lives to give us hope and a future.
Yes, God gives us hope. He gives us a future. This is why I named my heroine in To Gain a Mommy Hope. Romans 5:5 says, “Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us” (NKJV). Although my heroine can’t see her future or what it might hold, she is reminded that God will not disappoint.
The Lord reminds us of the same in our own lives.

Blog Stops

September 19: Blogging With Carol
September 20: autism mom
September 21: Avid Reader Book Reviews
September 22: A Greater Yes
September 23: A Baker’s Perspective
September 24: Christian Bookaholic
September 25: Karen Sue Hadley
September 26: Singing Librarian Books
September 27: His Grace is Sufficient
September 28: Remebrancy
October 1: Bibliophile Reviews
October 2: Quiet Quilter
October 2: Multifarious
October 3: Vicky Sluiter
October 3: Texas Book -aholic
October 3: Artistic Nobody
October 3: All of a Kind Mom

In honor of her tour, Tanya is giving away a grand prize package consisting of a $5 Amazon Card and pillow cover from Redbubble! Click the link below to enter!


  1. loved this story and this review! The story brought to mind the Biblical story of Rachel and Leah and Jacob!

    1. Me, too, Debbie! I love this review and yours! :) And your absolutely right about the Biblical story. Thank you for visiting! It's great to see you here!

  2. Lori, thank you for having me on your blog and for your kind words about Carl and Hope's story! I'm so glad you enjoyed it! Blessings!

  3. I get books often for my 2 sisters and my 2 oldest daughters. I think this book I would even enjoy reading. Thanks for the review


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