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Megan is trying hard not to be bitter. She's done everything right - married the man she loved, planned a nursery, read the parenting books. But after six years of insanity-inducing hormone drugs and desperate prayers, all she has to show for her efforts are enough negative pregnancy tests to fill a bassinet. To make matters worse, her star teenage piano student accidentally get pregnant. Megan has never felt so alone. But she's not the only one struggling.

Christina has been off birth control for more than a year - she just hasn't told her husband yet. When he finds out her secret, their already strained marriage threatens to rip apart. He's uncertain about fatherhood, but Christina will do anything to be a mother and is determined to face infertility with or without him.

Then there's Kyra, the mother of a precocious three-year-old who's shocked to struggle with secondary infertility. She wants another child more than anything, but her family is already drowning in debt and knocking at poverty's door. A baby is priceless, but try telling that to those demanding payment for the chance at motherhood.

When a school book drive brings the three women together, their uncomfortable secrets soon come to light. Can they overcome their heartache together, or will they allow infertility to tear them apart?

©2017 Lindzee Armstrong (P)2017 Lindzee Armstrong

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Beautiful and emotional

I'm about a week late writing this review. I finished the book and then was unable to sit and write my thoughts about it. But I have been thinking nonstop about this book ever since finishing it. I was definitely a little bit (maybe a lot) of a mess when I finished. Yeah, just a little bit of crying may have ensued. As usual, I loved Tiffany Williams as the narrator. Fabulous job!

What a fantastic story and the emotions and thoughts and feelings of the characters are so real! The author used her own experiences and feelings to write about these characters and what they experienced. I think knowing that as well as knowing that so many women experience what the three main characters of this story experience made it a more heart touching story than if it had been something completely made up.

I have a sister who suffered from PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and was unable to get pregnant with her oldest for a while. Then many complications throughout that pregnancy and a miracle baby that was born at 28 weeks gestation (normally should be about 40 weeks). The miracle baby survived and is grown up now but it was a very trying several months waiting and praying that all would be well and that my sister would be able to take her baby home from the hospital. Many other complications and she was unable to get pregnant again until 8 years later. Another miracle baby was born. When I first married my husband, we didn't know that I had PCOS. I got pregnant easily with our first and discovered after her birth about the PCOS. Knowing what my sister and many other women have gone through with that particular syndrome, we automatically assumed that having more children would be the same for us. Imagine to our surprise when I was suddenly pregnant again expecting baby #2. I have not had the struggle to conceive as we first imagined but the fear of the possibility was a struggle and emotionally hard. I have been blessed with having children but have seen the struggles of those who have not.

My mom worked in Labor and Delivery for many, many years and helped many babies been born and saw many babies not survive until birth or after birth, or she saw many young teenage mothers having babies and placing a baby for adoption. Those days she would come home from work absolutely emotionally drained we knew that she had been with a mother(family) who was grieving. She couldn't tell us any details but occasionally she would say that she sat with a family as they held their sweet baby who had died as they said goodbye and grieved.

It is never an easy things to deal with. The struggle to get pregnant, to not be able to get pregnant, to place a baby for adoption, to loose a baby before they've even breathed, or breathed for a short amount of time. To all those out there who have experienced this, first hand or through family, I wish I could give you a hug and lend you strength for those days that life seems like its too much, for those moments of wanting a little life to join your family. I hope that peace can come.

A dear friend and I were expecting babies at the same time. We lived in different locations but communicated frequently. At the end of her pregnancy she was put on bedrest and medication to stop labor until she reached 36 weeks. We talked two days before she was to go off the medication. The hope and excitement of this sweet baby girl finally being able to be born. The next morning her sweet little one died in the womb. The pain and sorrow that I felt at that time resurfaced while I was listening to this book and it just hit me again. Especially at the end. My friend and I talked and cried together many times over the phone. The guilt that I still had my sweet little one healthy and alive and she didn't was so hard. I know there are many more out there with experiences similar to mine or more personal than mine. I don't know why one woman can easily have babies and another cannot. But I do know that we can all be more loving and understanding and helpful to those around us. We don't know what we all are going through, we don't know what a person feels every minute. But we can be compassionate and give love and friendship to help.

This was such a beautiful story. I loved how the author addressed so many different emotions and aspects of fertility. Very, very well done! I know my review was more just me talking and rambling about my thoughts and experiences but that's truly what this book is about. Three women, their emotions, their love, their struggles, their heartaches. It's real, it's raw and beautiful. I can't say enough about how much I loved it. I can't say read it because it may not be something that every person can read right now in their life and that's ok. I will say though that if anyone is truly looking to understand a friend who is experiencing infertility then this would be a great book for perspective.

Content: Clean. Talk about infertility, ovulation cycle, couples sexual activity for conceiving (not graphic, done very tastefully). Definitely one I would recommend for adults to read before recommending for older YA. Although I did listen while my children were around. They loved it, they cried along with me and felt the emotions and sorrow for these women.

I received an audiobook from the author. All thoughts and opinions in the review are my own.

Happy Reading!!!

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Uplifting Story of 3 Women with Infertility Issues

Chasing Someday is a book that will definitely take you on an emotional roller coaster as three couples face infertility issues. I challenge anyone to listen to this story and not shed a few tears or crack a few smiles! As someone who put off getting married and almost lost my opportunity to have children, as well as helping my sister when she became pregnant as an unwed college freshman, I could definitely relate to at least two of the couples.

I applaud Lindzee Armstrong for writing this book and tackling a subject that is very hard to discuss out in the open with others; and making it a fictional story doesn't distract from the realities associated with these issues. The whole point of the story, I think, it to demonstrate how infertility and high-risk pregnancies affect many more people than one would expect (about 1/3 of all pregnancies end in miscarriage), especially in light of the glamorization of unwed pregnancy these days in the media. However, these difficulties are intimately personal and there are no right or wrong answers on how best to deal with them.

Tiffany Williams did an outstanding job narrating this audiobook providing differing voices for all of the female and male leads. Tiffany's style is very natural with smooth overtones and subtle character nuances. I was totally immersed when listening to her narration!

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Best way I could've spent my spare time!

Talk about an emotional roller coaster! Lindzee has done an amazing job developing the characters followed in this book. There is never any question about who they are, or what they are doing. This audio book has been one of my favorites! Tiffany Williams never ceases to amaze me. Her voice is astounding, you have to hear it for yourself. I am already on my second listen of this book it was so good. Helps time fly by on my daily commute!

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Amazing story

I loved this! So well written. The characters are beautifully developed and the storyline flows so naturally. I felt for each disappointment and cheered for each triumph.
The narrator did a great job of distinguishing between characters, making it easy to know who each person was.

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Great book

One of my favorite books. My heart hurts for all women who struggle with this problem.
If you don’t read another book this year go read this one.

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Chasing Someday

Chasing Someday
: Lindzee Armstrong

The story of three women facing infertility issues. I found myself in tears, holding my breath, and jumping for joy with these characters. As someone who was told at age 22 that I would never have a baby, this hit close to home. God had other plans for us as he had plans for these families, even if they were not what was expected or hoped for. I'm hoping there will be a sequel to see what happens in the future.


The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. Tiffany Williams brought emotion and life to this book.



I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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Didn't know I needed this book

I received this audiobook free for an honest review. I wasn't really sure what I was getting when I got this book. I didn't know I needed it until I began listening to it. I can relate to the women in this book. My first child came quickly and the second took 8 years to get here. I can relate to Kyra. This is a refreshing look at something many people take for granted. Very different from other Lindzee Armstrong's works of art. Tiffany Williams did an excellent job of portraying the characters that Lindzee developed. I can tell there is a lot of heart and soul in this story from both the author and narrator. I had a little trouble keeping the women separate, but by the end I understood each of their individual struggles. I will want to listen to this story again because it is three individual stories that I need to pay closer attention to. This book is a solid, quality read. I definitely enjoyed it.

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A great display of the ups and down of infertility

A book hasn't made me this emotional for a very long time. Pulling from her own experiences, Ms. Armstrong portrays three couples dealing with infertility in different stages and in different ways. The character development is so good that you can't help but feel the pain and insecurities that each couple goes through. The story line isn't all gloom and doom, but neither is there an unrealistic HEA for all three couples. I loved that Ms. Armstrong brought the three women who were virtually strangers together to form their own infertility support group of sorts, so that they banded together to encourage, celebrate and grieve together.
I had hoped for more depth in Ms. Armstrong's writing than what I had previously read in her work before. Boy, did I ever get it! I think this book would be a good read for everyone, whether or not you have ever suffered from infertility or suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth. It leaves an understanding with the reader...an empathy for those suffering and possibly a bridge to communication with those suffering. My sympathy to all those who have suffered the agonies of infertility and to those of us who have lost little ones to whom we had already attached such hopes and dreams. I get by thinking of my lost little ones up in heaven with their grandpas, just waiting for me to come hold them.
Amazing job, Ms. Armstrong! The narration of the audio book by Tiffany Williams was exceptional.The tone was just right for such a sensitive matter.
I was given this book by the author. The opinions are my own.

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Loved it--I couldn't stop listening to it

This book has three couples facing infertility issues, but each has a different diagnoses for their infertility and their own way of dealing with it. The women meet through a school book drive, become friends, and support each other through raging hormones from IVF, fear, loss, anger, and happiness.

First is Megan (and Trent) who've been married for 6 years. Megan has PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and is very open about their infertility. At the beginning of the book they're in the middle of a break from treatments. Megan teaches piano in their home and as if dealing with infertility treatments isn't enough, they've recently moved to a new town, and then Megan's teenage piano pupil, who's trying to get into Julliard, gets pregnant. How can she not feel bitter about the irony?

Christina (and Garrison) have been married about 5 years. Christina teaches school and Harrison is an attorney at his father's law firm. She's been off birth control over a year and wants to find out why she's not pregnant, but her husband thinks they've only been trying for only 9 months. She thinks she may have an undiagnosed issue and wants to find out, but Garrison isn't ready to be a father which puts more of a strain on their marriage. The pressure Garrison's mother regularly puts on them to provide her with grandchildren isn't helping the situation either.

Kyra (and David) have an adorable 3 year old daughter, but haven't been able to get pregnant again--unexplained secondary infertility is the official diagnosis. They really want more children but money's already super tight and they wonder how much they can spend on procedures trying to have a sibling for Sophie. Unlike Megan and Trent, Kyra and David don't want anyone to know about their infertility issue.

Lindzee Armstrong does a great job explaining all the procedures the characters go through in their attempts to become pregnant. She had me feeling as if I was right there with these women, like a friend going through their trials with them. I was happy when they had successes, sad when the procedures failed, and angry and horrified at Garrison's mother for her insensitivity and hurtful comments. I understood why Kyra and David were kind of secretive about their infertility problem, but understood Megan's viewpoint of sharing and supporting one another. I couldn't imagine going through something so heartbreaking without friends that truly understood where I was coming from. I loved that the 3 stories had different endings except I don't like cliffhangers; I REALLY want to know what happens with Christina and Garrison's efforts to have children. The other storyline in the book--Megan's piano student who decides to give her baby up for adoption also brings on a lot of emotions and is very realistically portrayed.

I loved this book. I was given a free review copy audiobook at my request but all thoughts and opinions about it are my own.

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Beautiful Journey

Tiffany did such an amazing job narrating this story. This was so heartbreaking an all over a touching story. Following the struggle to have children with these 3 women was so beautifully written and there was such emotion in it. I loved getting to hear this story. I actually hurt with each woman as their story was told because they were living each woman's ultimate fears. I've never understood why people consider being infertile taboo. Yes, it is heartbreaking to find out about, but it doesn't mean there is anything more than medically wrong with a person. I really loved this story and can't wait to get started on book 2.