Thistles & Thorns, Jessica Lee Peterson

Thistles &Thorns is a mother’s personal memoir of surviving murdered children, seeking justice, rejecting revenge, and persisting through love.

This true crime memoir will wreak havoc on the status quo of how to survive and grieve. On July 10, 2012, Jessica Lee Peterson woke up as a single mother of three complicated creatures named Amara, Sophie, and Cecilia. By the end of that bright summer day, she had empty arms and broken dreams due to domestic violence. Her journey of survival would start from the deepest pit of despair, a world in which her daughters had been murdered by their father. This is her story about the people she made, how they were taken from the world, and how she survived without them.

Jessica was not alone in her grief. The small-town Wisconsin community the girls had grown up in was rocked to its core and rose up to support her family. Her battles would take her from court rooms to playgrounds to the edges of the world. Tragedy and suffering are endemic in this world, but Jessica shows how it can be overcome by grace and love. 

Thistles & Thorns is a moving, poignant, and unforgettable memoir courtesy of the author Jessica Lee Peterson who throughout her book narrates the story of how she overcomes the death of her three children and finds peace. The reader will be taken on an emotional journey that is incredibly moving and heart-wrenching at times but one that ultimately leaves you with a positive feeling that no matter your hardships, you can overcome them and find some form of peace.

Thistles & Thorns is an enlightening, honest, and incredible memoir courtesy of an exceptional woman. Jessica Lee Peterson’s tale is harrowing, poignant, and memorable, and she will take her readers on an emotional journey. The result of this book is touching as well as inspiring and will inspire many readers, and so I have to implore everybody to read this impressive book as you will not regret it.

Thistles & Thorns is a phenomenal book that will introduce the reader to the narrator of the story, Jessica Lee Peterson. Jessica throughout her book shares her life and details how her three daughters were sadly taken from her due to her ex-husband. The story is a hard-hitting one and Jessica is brutally honest in her tale and it makes for an emotive and unforgettable read. Jessica shares how she survived after the death of her children and how she found the strength to keep on and continue to find love in her life. It makes for a powerful tale that will move and inspire any reader and will certainly help those that have experienced great loss too and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Thistles & Thorns.

Jessica Lee Peterson’s story is one of the most shocking but moving stories I have ever read. Jessica’s journey was challenging, and although the events throughout this book are hard-hitting, the primary feeling associated with this book is inspiration as Jessica’s courage and determination to pursue a future in which she could find happiness and not let hate consume her is truly beautiful.

Jessica Lee Peterson is an incredible woman for many reasons, but one of the reasons she is so wonderful is that she brazenly shares her story to help readers and to speak her truth. I adore how Jessica did not hold back on the details of hardships, she poignantly writes about all the difficulties she has endured, and it makes for profound reading. The reader won’t be able to not admire Jessica for all that she has been through and all that she has accomplished; she indeed is an inspirational woman, and I adored her book.

Overall Thistles & Thorns is an incredibly inspirational and honest tale. It takes a lot for a person to be so honest and to tell their story, so I admire Jessica for doing just this and sharing her story in the hope that she can help others. As Thistles & Thorns is one of the most poignant tales I have ever read, I have no choice but to award this incredible book a dazzling five stars as it truly deserves it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

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