Love Is Everything is an award-winning, debut novella by Elsie Hillman-Gordon. It is the story of thirty-five year old Vanessa Dennison-a woman struggling to find joy in life after losing her parents in a tragic accident. But after reluctantly accepting a blind date with Elliott Reeves, a handsome widower with a strong faith and young daughter, she is encouraged to embrace anew her relationship with God and the power of love. Sweet and emotional, this story of rediscovering love, faith, and hope is sure to touch your heart and confirm the power of love.
Love Is Everything won the Gold for Best Short Story in the 2015 Feathered Quill Book Award Program. It was the sole Medalist Winner for Best Short Story in the 2015 New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing.
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About the Author
Elsie Hillman-Gordon holds a BA in English from Livingstone College, and has completed executive graduate work in marketing at Strayer University. She lives with her husband in Washington, DC.
A life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Elsie stays busy in her free time supporting community outreach projects sponsored through her sorority. She does volunteer work with her church and non-profit organizations. And recently, has also extended her helping hand through writing. Her debut book, Love Is Everything, is a work of fiction, though it's also sure to serve as a source of inspiration to countless hearts in need of healing.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Love Is Everything is an exceptional story! It's well written with strong and likable characters. The chapters are short and the story moves quickly. It was hard to put down this novella once I started reading it. If you like Christian inspiration and tales of sweet romance, I know you'll enjoy this book. The story is also informative because it lightly discusses the stages of grief, providing readers with helpful information.
Love Is Everything is an interesting and compelling story. I started reading it and couldn't stop until I finished it a few hours later. It's not predictable and that's what I really like about it in addition to the likeable characters. Inspiration and sound principles are woven throughout the story. The author moves the story along with a good, steady pace that keeps you turning the pages. I hope there's a sequel because I want to find out what's next for Vanessa and Elliott.