what authors are saying about Dear Deb

A combination of On Golden Pond and It’s a Wonderful Life, this inspirational and entertaining book will inspire you to embrace your flaws and strive for a deeper and more meaningful life. You will laugh and you will cry, but mostly you will be roused to
reach out to those you love, to share secret pieces of your own heart. Darlene Gudrie Butts author, The Promise

These letters to a dying woman demonstrate the power of stories to make us feel alive and hopeful—even at our lowest moments. Margaret Terry’s faith creates a graceful frame for fifty-five small, shining portraits of love, loss and forgiveness. (For fans of Anne Lamott, here’s a kindred spirit!) Marni Jackson, author, The Mother Zone

Faced with losing her friend by inches to cancer, Terry went looking for miracles, and found them embedded in her own imperfect life. If you think, “There has to be more to life,” then pick up this book! Bonnie Grove, award-winning author of Your Best You

In this honest and tender love letter about life, Margaret Terry shows us how real courage and faith are manifested. When I closed this book,I had one word to say: ‘Amen!  Ann Hite, award-winning author of Ghost on Black Mountain

Dear Deb is full of heart, love, and inspiring stories. Margaret Terry is a natural storyteller.Jennifer Haupt, author, I’ll Stand by You: One Woman’s Mission to Heal the Children of the World

Margaret Terry’s compelling and heart-revealing stories transfuse grace, strength, and encouragement to someone facing life’s biggest challenge. Reading the letters in Dear Deb is like having a cup of tea with a close friend. Wendy Elaine Nelles, award-winning writer, editor.

what readers are saying about Dear Deb:

Keep the tissue box nearby because these stories will make you smile, laugh, and cry. You can very easily put yourself into Margaret’s stories and that makes this book more powerful. Stephanie Ziegler Goodreads

Beautiful, heartwarming and heartbreaking stories written to a friend dying of cancer. Terry is a superb storyteller, weaving emotions and vividly recalled details of her life to share and create a miracle for her friend. The details are of the writer’s life but the feelings they evoke are universal as are the lessons learned. Kathy Riley, Goodreads

Of all the books I have read, this one touched my heart as no other book has before.Mary, Amazon.com

I laughed, I cried, I delighted in the honesty. It made me want to be a better friend and listen closer to the sweet voice of God. Karen Hayter, Amazon

Review of Dear Deb in 140 characters: “You’ll need Kleenex, you’ll laugh out loud, you’ll be stunned, and you’ll be inspired. Read it! Teri Hyrkus, Amazon

The book is uplifting, the letters stirring, the story of Margaret and Deb’s journey together unforgettable. You will read the letters and they will seep into you, their message that there are miracles out there waiting. J. Thomason, Amazon