Raising Jess: A Story of Hope

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Local Stores with Signed Copies of Raising Jess

Spruce on Main – Snyder

Village Designs Boutique- East Amherst

The Bookworm & BW Gifts- East Aurora

Dog Ears Bookstore- South Buffalo

Town and Country Gift – Clarence Hollow

Kazoo II – Ellicottville, NY

Raising Jess A Story of Hope

“This is an unflinching look at motherhood and marriage.” Raising Jess A Story of Hope by Vickie Rubin is the powerful story of one family’s survival when faced with adversity. Written with compassion, honesty, and humor, it tells of a family changed forever by the birth of a child with special needs, and their courageous decision to choose hope.


Couldn’t Put it Down! Raising Jess is an amazing book! I started it at 9 pm and stayed up all night to finish it in one sitting. Vickie Rubin’s writing is masterful! Highly recommend!” – Mike S.

Vickie Rubin’s writing is authentic and captivating; I did not want to stop reading. There is something for everyone in her story. Whether you are a parent, whether you work with children with developmental disabilities, whether you love reading anything Buffalo, or whether you generally enjoy reading about family life, this is a phenomenal read. Ann

“This is an inspiring story of tragedy and triumph, brilliantly and powerfully told. I highly recommend it. I have ordered extra copies as gifts to people I love” Ashley Adams, Author.

 Amazing book The book is an inspiring story of love, hope, and devotion, where the power of the human spirit is celebrated.” Ellen P.

Beautifully written and a must-read for anyone that knows someone with disabilities or wants to know a family’s perspective.” Jill G. 

“ Riveting and Inspiring– It was a riveting read. Thank you, Vickie, for letting us peek over your shoulder and into your life! Nancy Berger.

“ I couldn’t put it down in tears. Get yourself a copy of this book—so pure and raw and beautiful” Ashleigh Bussinger.

 “ This is a triumphant tale,” Cathy Shields, Author

“Vickie reveals her Soul to the readerA Must-Read for All” – Lori N. 

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