A Promise In Pieces by Emily T. Wierenga

A Promise In Pieces

A Promise In Pieces – Book Review

If you are in a season of life where you need a message of hope… if you are dealing with situations that leaves you crying out for a reminder of God’s love… if your heart is in need of healing and you think no one understands how you feel… may I recommend Emily T. Wierenga’s poignant novel, A Promise In Pieces to you?

Emily’s book is the latest in the Abingdon Press Quilts Of Love Series – and a story you won’t easily forget!

In A Promise Of Pieces, we meet Clara – a woman in her twilight years who is carrying around deep wounds stemming from the pain and loss she has witnessed and experienced during her life.

Clara – a former member of the Women’s Army Corp who cared for injured soldiers during World War II – is now traveling with her family to deliver an important memento to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

During this trip, she shares the heart-wrenching events of her life and how the rebellious choices she made long ago have brought her to the place she is in today.

And yet – in spite of her decisions – God has a plan for her life.

Here is what Emily – the author – has to say about Clara:

I connect with Clara, who is a very broken person. She’s a pastor’s daughter who, like me, was disillusioned about religion and desperate to encounter God for herself. I too needed to get away from home in order to realize that God had been there the whole time. My relationship with God was restored upon returning home to care for my mum. I’ve also battled infertility and miscarriage and could relate to Clara’s fear of loss.

Wierenga hopes that in reading A Promises in Pieces, you will find the courage to love, especially if loss and fear have been standing in your way.

God mends the most broken of hearts and places the lonely in families.

I rate this book 5 out of 5 stars.

Quilts Of Love Series

Quilts Of Love Series

The Quilts Of Love series focuses on women who quilt all types of stories about their family histories. A new book releases each month and features contemporary and historical romances as well as women’s fiction and the occasional light mystery. You will be drawn into the endearing characters of this series and be touched by their stories.

About Emily T. Wierenga

Emily Wierenga

Emily Wierenga is a former editor, ghostwriter, freelance writer and staff journalist, a monthly columnist for The Christian Courier, and the author of Save My Children (Castle Quay Books, 2008), Chasing Silhouettes (Ampelon Publishing, 2012) and Mom in the Mirror (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013). Emily resides in Alberta, Canada. This is her first novel.

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Other Books In The Quilts Of Love Series

If you are looking for a wonderful series of books to read, where each book is written by a different author and each book stands alone (the unifying theme across the books is the concept of quilts) – I highly recommend The Quilts Of Love Series To You!

Here are the books I have reviewed in the Quilts Of Love series:


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Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from the publisher for review purposes. The opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.

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  1. Becky in Georgia says:

    Would love to read this one! Love quilting fiction.

    • Create With Joy
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      says:

      You’ll love this book Becky and if you love quilting fiction, I recommend the entire series to you! 🙂
      The books that I have read in the series (which are listed on the review) have been enjoyable!

  2. Laura Pol says:

    Wow sounds like it’s a great novel, but very emotional! Thank you for sharing your thoughts!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      You’re welcome Laura!

      I just learned that Emily’s autobiography – Atlas Girl – is coming out in July! It sounds like a powerful story, so stay tuned for more from this promising author! 🙂

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