My Book  - Crumbs Aren't Enough

My Novel
Crumbs Aren't Enough

5 years of my labor of love have culminated in the release of my first novel. The book centers around the journey of a young woman improving her self esteem and finding the love of her life.

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Welcome to My Website!

Welcome to RaquelWhiting.com

Hi, my name is Raquel Whiting Gilmer and I am a wife, daughter, aspiring mother (I don’t have any kids yet but I want them.), sister, friend, small group leader, lawyer, entrepreneur, confidant, advisor, blogger, twitter attempter, soon to be published author, and accepter of crumbs.


What's an "acceptor" of crumbs, well, really a recovering "crumbs accepter"?


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  Things I love!

Things I Love!
I love these things...and I love to share them!

This is my blog to share with you my varied interests and hopefully hear your experiences with them. I hope you enjoy reading as much as I enjoy sharing.

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Things I Love - Gratitude Elephants

Gratitude Elephants
Why I Love Them Every Day

I have a friend, Peter Dernbach, whom I love dearly. He is actually one of my best friends, and he is one of the best people I know. He always has such a good attitude even when things aren’t going well. I asked him once how he does it, and he shared that he tries to do his best every day.

He and his friends have started a project called Gratitude Elephants. Click "Read More" below to read about how his project is making this world a better place!

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Behind the Pages - Crumbs Aren't Enough

Behind the Pages of Crumbs Aren't Enough
Part 1

I have always loved knowing the backstory of books, movies, and even people’s behavior, so I decided to do a Behind the Pages of Crumbs Aren’t Enough to give you the backstory on my passion project that took close to six years to complete.

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Crumbs Aren't Enough Trailer


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Buy Crumbs Aren't Enough

Purchase Crumbs Aren't Enough in paperback and e-book at these fine online retailers!

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Crumbs Aren't Enough - Insight, Reviews, & Excerpts

Goodreads review on 7/8/13

"By the end, I was crying with my new best friend, and rejoicing with her too!" - Angela on Goodreads Click "read more" to read her full re

Review from Here Interview

Click "read more" to read Raquel's in-depth interview with Review from Here and view the video trailer for her first chick lit book Crumbs A

Excerpt 1 from Crumbs Aren't Enough

To share my book with the world, I will be releasing excepts for you to hopefully enjoy! Click "read more" to get a short except, view a vi

Go from Crumbs to the Full Meal

In this installment of Raquel's Blog, she writes on 3 tips to go from crumbs to the full meal and improving your self-esteem to improve your

Quotes that Inspire Me

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”  Lao Tzu

“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.” Lao Tzu

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." Lao Tzu

"Eventually all things fall into place.  Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason."  Albert Schweitzer

What I'm Reading!

Punch by Jon AcuffRaquel's Book ChoicesOn Dublin Street by Samantha YoungRomance Books I loveBurn (The Breathless Trilogy) by Maya BanksRaquel's Favorite Novels

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