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Wife, Mom, Author, Cradle Catholic

"If you’d asked me 10 years ago (maybe even 5) I would’ve never imagined I’d be a writer. I still sometimes wonder how I got here, but when God is in charge, He always has a way of leading you to paths you’d never envision."

I thank my God every time I remember you.                                                               
                                              -Philippians 1:3

Books by Andrea Bear

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Books

2023 FINALIST GENERAL  FICTION
 

2023 FINALIST RELIGIOUS FICTION
 

In The Press

IN THE PRESS

In a society and culture that shies away from dealing with painful emotions and grief, Andrea Bear's debut novel, The Grieving Daughters' Club, offers a refreshing insight into how many women from varying backgrounds are able to come together and share their suffering in an authentic and candid manner.

Andrea Bear’s debut novel, The Grieving Daughters' Club, gathers an eclectic group of characters dealing with challenging relationships, evolving friendships, and the struggle of grief. We come to know Frankie, Olivia, Scarlet and the other members of the club as they discover the power of forgiveness and found community. It is an engaging tale of coming to terms with grief, an emotion that is often shunned by society in our desire to avoid pain and loss. The Grieving Daughters' Club will make you appreciate the women in your life that have shown up in the difficult hours. 

Andrea Bear's novel, The Grieving Daughters' Club, explores grief through a fictional but personal level via her character, Frankie, a woman whose mother passed away. Through Frankie's journey, the reader experiences the lows of loss countered by surprising interactions in an unlikely book discussion group that results in new friendships with heartwarming perspectives on life and loss.

The Grieving Daughters' Club is a heartwarming story of love, friendship, loss, and personal transformation. Andrea Bear dives deep into the themes of mothers, daughters, and feminine friendship in a way that is sure to inspire you.

JEANNIE EWING,

FROM GRIEF TO GRACE: THE JOURNEY FROM TRAGEDY

TO TRIUMPH

MARY LENABURG,

AUTHOR OF BE BRAVE IN THE SCARED AND BE BOLD IN THE BROKEN

MICHELLE BUCKMAN,

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR

AND EDITOR

DANIELLE BEAN,

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF YOU ARE ENOUGH, AND GIVING THANKS AND LETTING GO

BIO

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Andrea Bear is a Catholic and writer of the women’s Catholic fiction, The Grieving Daughters' Club. In addition, she has been writing for the past few years as a contributing writer to Catholicmom.com, CatholicStand.com and Todays Catholic Teacher Magazine.  She is also a member of the Catholic Writer's Guild and has been featured on Relevant Radio.  Outside of her writing she is a mom to three beautiful daughters Natalie, Emily and Molly and wife to the love of her life Kevin.

"Stories are the passions that keep us going. They can help people relate in hard circumstances, transmit complex ideas, reveal personal testimonies and even find joy amidst difficult times. Whether fiction or non-fiction, stories can inspire."

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