”Like Jean Carnahan herself, The Tide Always Comes Back is charming, refreshing and witty with a message that will lift and brighten your heart.” Sheryl Crow
”With wit and wisdom, Jean Carnahan teaches us how to make lemonade out of life, as she has. In the face of what could have been overwhelming loss, she reveals how she drew strength from family, party, country and especially faith to see her through until the tide came back. These are invaluable lessons, lovingly shared. Cokie Roberts
”My 80-year-old mother told me that The Tide Always Comes Back was a must read for mothers and daughters. As always, she was right. Page after page, with humor and grace, Jean Carnahan reminds us of the things we value most.” U.S. Senator Clair McCaskill
“Carnahan’s message is relevant. She comes across in the book as a determined woman with a wonderful sense of humor. I’m sure my mother, who shared many of her values, would have enjoyed a cup of coffee with her on her daily trips to her cafe in downtown Rochelle, Illinois. Jean Carnahan inspires, educates with ‘The Tide Always Comes Back’ As reviewed in “Basil & Spice
“Inspiring — and surprisingly funny! I loved this book and find myself coming back to it over and over. It’s so uplifting, really makes you want to be amazing…I laughed out loud several times, but mostly just chuckled along the way. What a treat. Thank you, Jean Carnahan!” As reviewed in So True.
“What a great book and an even better woman. She is an inspiration. I bought this book for my mother, and she loved it. I am a huge fan of the author and she is a great inspiration for all women. David B. Sullivan