“Sara Connell burns through abstract questions about the ethics and limits of medicalized fertility and gets to the heart of things. The result is a powerful testament to the depth and complexity of mother love. “
Ariel Gore, founding editor of Hip Mama and the author of Bluebird
“Sara Connell’s journey to motherhood is a modern miracle. Her lyrical book chronicles an adventure that leads us into uncharted territory. Connell reaches deep into her heart to write about the desire for children, the sacred trust of marriage, the enduring bonds between mothers and daughters, and the sustaining power of hope. I couldn’t put it down.”
Dominique Browning, Senior Director, Moms Clean Air Task Force
“Be prepared to be blown away. Bringing in Finn is about a family so determined to bring a baby into the world that they push every convention possible and succeed in making a miracle.”
Michelle Lowe, playwright, author of Inana, winner of the 2010 Francesca Primus Prize
“Bringing in Finn is a must-read for anyone who is in any stage of yearningfor a child, for a mother, for a family, for faith. This is a story for anyone with an unfulfilled longing or desire.”
Christie Tate, author of Outlaw Mama
this is an amazing journey, beautifully shared. It calls us to celebrate what matters most, persevere in times of despair, and know the Truth that Love always prevails.”
Marian Baker, author of Wake Up Inspired
"Bringing in Finn is Sara’s bracingly honest memoir, and it’s a testament to the power of family. Far from being sensational, it’s a moving and inspiring look at unusual choices made with love."
"The remarkable story of a family coming together when a 61-year-old woman becomes a surrogate carrier for her infertile daughter."