Author Jaclyn Howell’s Newly Released “From Riches to Rags” Shares the Success Story of a Rich Girl Who Learns What is Most Important When She Loses it All

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“From Riches to Rags” from Christian Faith Publishing author Jaclyn Howell tells the story of Serene and her struggle to discover her purpose. Serene was born with every privilege imaginable, but only finds true fulfillment once she loses it all.

“From Riches to Rags”: a success story about someone who must lose it all to gain what is most important. “From Riches to Rags” is the creation of published author, Jaclyn Howell. Jaclyn was born in upstate New York before her family moved to South Florida when she was two years old. She headed North in middle school, but came back to South Florida to graduate from high school and college in 2003. Jaclyn has been teaching for over thirteen years. She enjoys reading literature and writing stories with her students. Even when she was a young girl, Jaclyn was always a voracious reader and writer. She has always passionately pursued journaling, creating fictional stories, and writing expository essays. She is blessed immensely with loving support from her husband, parents, sisters, friends, and her one-year-old baby boy who gave her the motivation and drive to write her first book.

“How will she turn from her vacant and selfish ways if she doesn’t have God in her life? Does she need to lose everything and go from riches to rags to find her purpose in the life that God intended for her?” --Jaclyn Howell

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Jaclyn Howell’s new book introduces readers to Serendipity. Her family and friends call her Serene. Serene was born with a silver spoon in her mouth. She feels entitled to whatever she wants. She looks down on others who have less than her or who do not meet her expectations. She ruthlessly bullies others at school and gets away with it, because her father knows how to pull the right strings. Serene is someone who needs humbled in the worst way.

Most people anticipate a success story that follows a character’s triumph from rags to riches. The tables are turned in “From Riches to Rags” as the very lucky Serene loses everything. Lacking God in her life, she struggles to turn away from her hollow and selfish ways. As she goes from riches to rags, however, she discovers the life God intended her to live.

View a synopsis of “From Riches to Rags” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “From Riches to Rags” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “From Riches to Rags”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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