Synopses & Reviews
"All the Acorns on the Forest Floor is a stirring series of stories interwoven by the common threads of human frailty and the complexities of relationships. Poignant and poetic, the characters of these stunning vignettes are guaranteed to haunt and inspire long after the last page is turned. -Suzanne Redfearn, bestselling author of In an Instant
"I All the Acorns on the Forest Floor, Kim Hooper delivers an empathetic, compulsively readable book with a cast of characters you'll swear you know. With compassion and great heart, Hooper reminds us that people have histories, and we're all more connected than we think." -Michelle Gable, New York Times bestselling author of A Paris Apartment
All the Acorns on the Forest Floor tells the poignant and moving stories of several strangers linked by their experiences as mothers, daughters, and lovers. Rife with stunning imagery, masterful character development, and heart rendering storytelling, this book will captivate readers of all walks of life.
A couple brimming with the hope of a new pregnancy. A woman coming to terms with the truth behind her adoption. A husband trying to save his marriage from the despair of infertility. In this beautiful and impactful composit novel award-winning author, Kim Hooper weaves a story across time and space about the lengths we go to for the love of our children, our spouses, our mothers, and our daughters.
All the Acorns on the Forest Floor is a book of connections lost and found between people of all kinds. These are the stories of women and men who never became parents (by choice or by fate), people who became parents in unexpected or nontraditional ways, and others who gave up or lost babies. The emotional aftershocks with each character's personal earthquake shakes their lives and force them to consider who they are, what they want, and how they love. With every twist and turn each person learns the gravity of their choices and the redemptive power of love.