For anyone looking for a light in the darkness, The Road to Roses is a transformative guide to finding the strength to hold your head high, even when you're at your lowest. Whether your heart has been broken, your dream has been put on hold, or your character has been placed under the microscope, Desiree Hartsock Siegfried's story will give you the encouragement you need to keep going.
When Desiree joined the cast of Season 17 of The Bachelor, the world met a down-to-earth California girl looking for love. After watching her endure a painful rejection from Bachelor Sean Lowe, viewers cheered Desiree on as she became the next Bachelorette. Although audiences had a front row seat to Desiree's journey to find true love, what they couldn't see was how she deepened her faith along the way.
For the first time, Desiree is ready to share an up-close-and-personal look at her experience starring on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, where she endured devastating heartache and went on to meet her now-husband Chris Siegfried--all in front of over four million viewers around the globe.
The Road to Roses is a never-before-seen look at Desiree's story, from the heartbreak to the healing. Within the pages of The Road to Roses, Desiree also shares valuable life lessons she's learned about:
- Brokenness, vulnerability, and the power of sharing your story
- Fully trusting God with your life, no matter what it holds for you
- Falling in love with yourself first
- Staying open to love and trust even through the ache of heartbreak, loneliness, and criticism
- Navigating marriage and motherhood under the scrutiny of social media
- Following your passions and embracing the journey of entrepreneurship
Desiree's story is an honest look at how she found the strength and courage to keep going, even in her darkest moments--and how you can, too.
Praise for The Road to Roses:
"Desiree's story is a beautiful testament of God's grace and his ability to give us beauty for our ashes. The Road to Roses takes us on a journey of identity and ultimately reveals God's unending faithfulness in each and every season."
--Mariela Rosario, founder of She Speaks Fire Ministries
"Desiree's honest voice and engaging story will captivate you with each turn of the page. With her desire to be true to who she is--who God made her to be--she navigated the spotlight. Through her story you will learn how to unpack the lies the world has told you so that you too can write your own fairy tale through the life you are living every single day. She invites you to live boldly, love hard, and follow the call that God has for your one beautiful life."
--Jenna Kutcher, host of the Goal Digger podcast