Ronda Rich's people come from the Appalachian Mountains, where folks go through terrible times with steely resolve and determination. True to her Southern storytelling roots, Ronda gathers together the stories of her mama, daddy, and Aunt Fairy - plus those of Jeff Foxworthy, Alan Jackson, Dale Earnhardt, and Paula Deen - to give us lessons we can learn from the way they lived their lives, weathered rejection, and rebounded from failure. There's a Better Day A-Comin' will give you a shot of hope, along with heaping helpings of sound advice for dealing with life's rough patches.
Format: Hardcover Vendor: Running Press Book Publishers ISBN: 0762447257
In a time when all the news seems bad, people are searching for a little dose of hope. For those in the thick of troubling times, Ronda Rich offers heaping helpings of comfort and sound advice in There's A Better Day A-Comin'. Here Rich shares stories of courage, spunk, and perseverance that she has either witnessed or (as in the case of Paula Deen and race car champion Dale Earnhardt), learned in conversation with them as they personally told their stories of dark times that turned brighter than their wildest imaginations. Rich knows that there is incredible power in stories, especially those that are true and have strong, wise lessons to impart. Incorporating her Southern storytelling style and vernacular, There's A Better Day A-Comin' is a collection of Rich's feel-good true stories that folks can use for inspiration and encouragement.
Ronda Rich is the author of the bestselling books, What Southern Women Know (that Every Woman Should) and What Southern Women Know About Faith, which collectively sold 200,000 copies. Ronda also writes the weekly column, "Dixie Divas," which runs in more than 50 newspapers across the Southeast. She has appeared on dozens of television shows including The View, CNN, Fox News, E! and in many magazines including Cosmopolitan, Southern Living, Redbook, and Woman's Own. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit her at rondarich.com.
Praise for Ronda Rich's previous books:
"Ronda Rich engagingly makes her case with hilarious anecdotes about Dixie chicks who have succeeded in life by applying their Steel Magnolia principles." People
"Scarlett O'Hara couldn't have said it better." Atlanta Journal Constitution
"A funny, provocative must-read for all women." Charlotte Observer
"This book speaks to my heart." Dolly Parton
"Beautiful and inspiring." Paula Deen
"Ronda Rich can tell you much about the heart of the Southern woman, and why her faith is such a buoyant and living force in her life." Anne Rivers Siddons
"There's A Better Day A-Comin' is the kind of book that comes along exactly when you need it, and Ronda Rich is exactly the storyteller to remind us that yes, there is an upside to the downside. Beautiful and inspiring, Ronda Rich tells the truth by telling a story. Imbued with her southern hilarity, this story collection will be read over and over like a prescription that states "read as needed". Patti Callahan Henry, NYT Bestselling author of COMING UP FOR AIR