Praise for Wishing on Willows
"Have you ever been through a painful season in life and wished for something new, something fresh, or even something healing to come along? Take this journey with Robin Price, a widow and single mother with a big heart and passion for those closest to her, as she wades through trying to live, let go, and love again. Wishing on Willows is a story of hope that will find you stepping up to the willow tree and daring to make wishes."
Cheryl McKay, coauthor of Never the Bride and author of Finally the Bride: Finding Hope While Waiting
"What Ive come to admire about Katie Gansherts writing is how skillfully and compassionately she creates memorable characters and weaves into their lives authentic struggles. From the very first line, "The first time I lost my
husband…," to the last line, "The whispered words came without fear or guilt or hesitation," we are given the gifts of grieving and letting go told with humor; realistic trials; characters I want to go on telling their stories; and the
longings of the human heart. This is a fine, fine novel."
Jane Kirkpatrick, New York Times best-selling author of Where Lilacs Still Bloom
"Just like a willow tree, Wishing on Willows evokes grace, humility, and beauty. A well-penned story of sacrifice, second chances, and love, Gansherts second novel is as poignant as her first. This is a must-read for any reader seeking to find comfort beneath their own proverbial willow."
Betsy St. Amant, author of Addison Blakely: Confessions of a PK
"In Wishing on Willows, Katie Ganshert delicately weaves together a story of healing and renewed hope. Will young widow Robin Price choose to fight for what she had or to relinquish the past for the chance to love again? Ganshert deftly writes of grief and wounds that leave us shattered, pointing her charactersand her readersto the One who provides the strength to embrace life again."
Beth K. Vogt, author of Wish You Were Here and Catch a Falling Star
"Katie Gansherts Wishing on Willows is rich in symbolism but as down-to-earth as its Midwestern heroine, a young widow juggling the roles of single mom, business owner, and ministry volunteer. I was thoroughly drawn into her changing seasons of love and loss, memory and hope. Like a May basket left at a neighbors door, this is a generous story filled with charm and surprises."
Meg Moseley, author of When Sparrows Fall
"Katie Ganshert has created an interesting cast of characters that are likable yet flawed. Fans of inspirational romance are sure to enjoy this novel."
Kathryn Cushman, author of Almost Amish
"Katie Ganshert is a fresh and powerful new voice in contemporary Christian romance. Her writing wraps itself around your heartstrings and refuses to let go."
Erica Vetsch, author of A Brides Portrait of Dodge City, Kansas