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“A wrenching, resonant debut about infertility, cancer and adoption. Grab your hankies.”
"Equally heartfelt and hopeful, Daughters for a Time is a powerful exploration of what it means to be a mother, a sister, a daughter. Tender and poignant, Handford weaves a captivatingly honest story that will have you smiling and weeping throughout -- often within the same paragraph." --Heather Gudenkauf - New York Times Best-selling Author of The Weight of Silence and These Things Hidden"Daughters for a Time is a brutally honest but captivating peek at the powerful hold human connections and the pursuit of motherhood can have on the human spirit….A story filled with the truths of compassion, dedication and losses many of us must face in life... [It] will draw you in and have you rooting for [protagonist] Helen Francis." --Kay Bratt, Author of Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage
A well written realistic story. The ending was fairly predictable but satisfying and resolved all the family issues. Great read.Published 2 days ago by Esme Sim
Be sure and have a box of tissues ready. I could not put this book down. LOL read the whole book in one sitting.Published 5 days ago by Jet
I was not expecting this book to capture me the way that it did. The plot was riveting and the story was beyond touching. A must read for sure!Published 9 days ago by wendy oakley
I gave this book 5 stars based on the depth of the development of each character. It also dealt with each situation at the many levels we as human beings process each experience we... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Kindle Customer
What a wonderful story! This reader thoroughly enjoyed this book.
The plot was interesting, not too predictable, and very sincere. Read more
Could pass for a true story.
The author did her homework on the overseas adoption. The details drew me further into the character's obstacles and how she overcame them.
I enjoyed it. As an mom who has adopted, I have thought and said some of those exact same things.Published 23 days ago by readers & reviewers