This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Maria Beltran for Readers' Favorite
Involved in the complicated circumstances that her best friend Irena is in, Marybeth makes sure that she is always there to help even in the most trying situations. The former seems to attract trouble and the current difficulty is her pregnancy. A daughter of the town midwife, Marybeth knows just enough to be worried, which her best friend and the husband fail to notice. When Marybeth finds herself alone in the most crucial moment, she realizes that a promise she made to Irena will definitely change her whole life. Will Marybeth be able to keep her promise just when she is ready to give up?
"Three Times a Mama" is a simple story about two best friends facing the greatest test that only makes their friendship stronger. The book has a simple plot and is easy to read. The beauty of the story lies in the simplicity of its plot and form. Joann Ellen Sisco is a wonderful writer telling the story as it is without so much drama. She does not make the story complicated, regardless of how difficult the situations are in which her main characters are put. The author takes us to War Eagle River Valley in central Arkansas and shares a very touching and heart warming story. The description of the place is so vivid that it would seem as though we have been there once – the smell, the taste, the sound. "Three Times a Mama" is rich in values and lessons to learn in life. Get a copy, sit with it, read and enjoy the journey, and don’t forget your tea!