Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss

Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss Jenna Bush Hager, the former first daughter and granddaughter, bestselling author, and coanchor of the Today show, shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her lifeTo the world, George and Barbara Bush were America s powerful president and influ ential first lady To Jenna Bush Hager, they were her beloved Gampy and Ganny, who taught her about respect, humility, kindness, and living a life of passion and meaning timeless lessons that continue to guide herIn Midland, Texas, Jenna s maternal grandparents, Harold and Jenna Welch Pa and Grammee a home builder and homemaker, lived a quieter life outside the national spotlight Yet their influence was no less indelible to their granddaughter Throughout Jenna s childhood and adolescence, the Welches taught her the name of every star in the sky, the way a dove uses her voice teaching her to appreciate the beauty in the smallest thingsNow the mother of three young children, Jenna pays homage to her grandparents in this collection of heartwarming, intimate personal essays Filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable stories, Everything Beautiful in Its Time captures the joyous and bittersweet nature of life itself Jenna reflects on the single year in which she and her family lost Barbara and George H W Bush, and Jenna Welch With the light, self deprecating charm of the bestselling Sisters First cowritten with her twin sister, Barbara Jenna reveals how they navigated this difficult period with grace, faith, and nostalgic humor, uplifted by their grandparents sage advice and incomparable spiritsIn this moving book, Jenna remembers the past, cherishes the present, and prepares for the future providing a wealth of anecdotes and lessons for her own children and all of us Poignant and humorous, intimate and sincere, Everything Beautiful in Its Time is a warm and wonderful celebration of the enduring power of family and an exploration of the things that truly matter most As long as I m alive, my grandparents will not be forgotten I hear their voices in the letters they sent me and in my memories They offer comfort, support, and guidance, and I will listen to them always

10 thoughts on “Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss

  1. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    Jenna Bush Hager s poignant and beautifully written memoir, a collection of reminiscences, is a tribute to her family and the love and respect they share for each other It s a story of love, kindness, self deprecating humor, faith, and gratitude.Within a year s time, Jenna lost her three remaining grandparents These losses inspired her to reflect back on her life and her pla

  2. Angela Angela says:

    After reading and enjoying Jenna Bush Hager s Sisters First, co written with her twin Barbara Pierce Bush, I was very excited to win a copy of her upcoming release from Goodreads giveaways Jenna s writing is warm and sincere, and her personal stories are always so heartfelt.In her new book, Jenna Bush Hager invites us in to learn evenabout her family She tells stories about her d

  3. Emily Gilmore Emily Gilmore says:

    I m a big fan of Jenna Bush Hager and couldn t put this down I feel privileged that she shares her personal journey through grief and healing in this lovely book I lost 3 of my grandparents at a young age, so it was a joy to live vicariously through many of her family stories Her descriptions and emotion are beautiful and despite the rawness of the book, I finished it feeling uplifted

  4. Brei Brei says:

    I love everything Jenna puts out I found myself crying every other page with this one Cathartic happy tears I felt for her with each page as she spoke about the people that meant most in her life Do yourself a favor and preorder this one I loved hearing the stories about the people Jenna loved most.

  5. Amy Amy says:

    This was such a pleasant and heartwarming book It contains essays about life, love, and loss and the memories and lessons Jenna learned from her four grandparents.Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

  6. Caroline Craig David Caroline Craig David says:

    This book was so special and I felt myself welling up with tears many times Jenna Bush Hager is such a wonderful writer and orator This book that honored her grandparents in such a wonderful way was so sweet I loved learning about Harold and Jenna Welsh, her maternal grandparents, who we often don t hear about enough and I also loved the inside stories about Ganny Barbara Bush I appreciate that Jenn

  7. Kourtney Kourtney says:

    I m not crying, you re crying OMG What a glorious, feel good read about a beautiful family that is living a beautiful life.I devoured this book in one sitting, I was so engrossed with Jenna s beautiful words She makes you feel like you re a part of the family I just feel so light and happy right now.I want to go spin around in a field of flowers, but first, I need to order Jenna s other books.A special t

  8. Sherrie Sherrie says:

    This is a lovely story of family, love, loss, new family along with letters written by Jenna to those she loved and loves It s a perfect and calming story to read during these times and close to Easter I cried, I laughed and I was happy many emotions and very heartfelt Thank you goodreads JennaBushHager WilliamMorrow

  9. Pam Pam says:

    This was such a beautiful tribute to her four grandparents I laughed out loud and alternating to crying the ugly cry I kept thinking that I sure hope that my granddaughters love me half as much as Jenna has loved her grandparents and it truly makes me want to have the same amount of positive influence on my granddaughters Many many thanks to Netgalley and HarperCollins Publishers for this advanced readers copy Thi

  10. Kathi Rauscher Kathi Rauscher says:

    I was so happy when this ARC came in I placed it on my TBR as soon as I heard about it I truly enjoyed reading about the journey of dealing with the grief of losing one s grandparents Not just the Bush s but her mother s mom as well This book read to me like an unfiltered conversation with an old friend My only disappointment was it wasn t long enough.

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