PURPLE LEAVES, RED CHERRIES
“I nodded along …. I teared up …. I giggled …. I felt like she was writing my story …. “
- Winner of FOUR international book awards.
- Inspiring and beautiful — makes an eye-catching display.
- Moms love this book … and return to buy it for their mom friends too!
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“Purple Leaves, Red Cherries is a must-read for new mothers, an unparalleled gift that celebrates both the sacred beauty and the complex challenges of motherhood.” — SheKnows, Daily Delights
“Tania Elfersy and Andrea Katzman offer the literary equivalent of a warm hug and an understanding nod of the head to these new mamas…. Beautifully illustrated in a folk art tradition by Nomi Melul Ohad, this book is a wonderful gift that celebrates and records the unique journey of moms.” — Blogcritics
“No matter how many bazillions of women have gone through it, becoming a new mother – while thrilling – can be crazy-making and isolating. But having Purple Leaves, Red Cherries at your side is like being surrounded by women, women who don’t care if your house is a wreck, saying “We understand.” — Lynn Harris, award-winning journalist and mother of two
“Purple Leaves, Red Cherries is a treasure. . . .[it] will become a favorite, to give and to receive.” — Debra Gilbert Rosenberg, psychotherapist and author of The New Mom’s Companion and Motherhood Without Guilt
“Purple Leaves, Red Cherries is a beautiful and honest book of all the joys and challenges of new motherhood. As a writer, I appreciate the places to journal. As a mother, I wish I had such a book when I was in the trenches after birth.” — Victoria Chang, poet and author of Salvinia Molesta and Circle
“I nodded along …. I teared up …. I giggled …. I felt like she was writing my story …. I commiserated …. I cried …. I related …. I felt like her….You see, I love this book because I can see myself in each of these women and their stories.” — Mama Wants This!
“One of my rants about motherhood is that we don’t talk enough about what it’s really like. When I first became a mother I thought I was the only one who found it so hard, and I wish I’d had this book then.” — Farewell Stranger
“Better than chocolate, a blissful treat for a mother’s heart and soul!” — Autumn Blues Reviews
“Purple Leaves, Red Cherries is full of stories from real moms trying to tackle this motherhood thing. It is calming and comforting; it reminds you that you are not alone; it does everything that I want my blog and life to do.” — Hard to Mommy
“It is a lovely book and I would have been pleased to receive it. Well worth considering as a gift for a thoughtful woman who has newly become a mother.” — Books, Personally
“This makes an EXCELLENT gift for any mother–from the first time pregnant woman or the grandmother celebrating her 10th grandchild. The book is down to earth, heartwarming, and dynamic.” — What’s That Buzz
“This is a perfect gift idea for a new mother.” — A Mom’s Take
“This book would make for a great gift for new moms, grandmothers and friends who are mothers. After I finished reading this book in the hospital [postpartum], I let my mother read it, and she wished this book was around years ago when we were little. She, too, laughed and cried, reading each and every heartfelt story told by other mothers.”
– CT Mom Reviews – Inspired by Savanna
“The soothing beauty of Purple Leaves, Red Cherries begins with the lovely illustrations and is enhanced through the stories shared by a wide variety of mothers; I laughed, cried, and nodded along, holding my daughter close on my lap and wanting to hug every mother I know.” — Tiaras and Trucks
“A VERY special book. [It] makes a great gift for any new mom as well as veteran moms.” — Just.Be.Enough
“A truly inspiring book.” — The Kir Corner
“I highly recommend this book for all moms. It would especially make an awesome shower present for a mom-to-be.” — Pretty Opinionated
“I think they could have named this book “Yes, Exactly!” because that’s what I found myself saying after reading the stories and essays in Purple Leaves, Red Cherries. There was a story to match every mood and emotion I’ve felt during my 7+ years of motherhood.” — Gila, mother of three
“Oy, I must stop. I’m just crying with laughter, understanding, sadness, joy as I’m reading your book. And, I’m at work!” — Lesley, mother of two
“What an amazing gift for any mother-to-be or mother. — Natalie, mother of three
“I just wanted to let you know that I think it is a great book! I started reading it before the birth, and I must say that it scared me a tad….However, I now understand (some) of what [the writers] discuss, and although my daughter is very young, I now see what they meant….it is difficult, but you never stop enjoying it at the same time – a very strange mix of emotions… I will definitely recommend it to all my friends.” — Elinor, mother of one