Colors of Christmas: Two Contemporary Stories Celebrate the Hope of Christmas by Olivia Newport

  You will be sure to get into the Christmas mood by reading Colors of Christmas: Two Contemporary Stories Celebrate the Hope of Christmas. Each modern day story has elements of sadness, hope, loss, suspense and redemption. I enjoyed both stories, but felt that both could have been better if fleshed out into full novels. … Continue reading Colors of Christmas: Two Contemporary Stories Celebrate the Hope of Christmas by Olivia Newport

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The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

The Christmas Blessing offers a look back at a different time. It is November 1944 and America is at war. The lives of men, women and families are turned upside down. What was normal before December 7, 1941 has become passé. There has been an urgency attached to everyday life that was not there before … Continue reading The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

The Christmas Town by Donna VanLiere

  The Christmas Town is a charming holiday story. Lauren Gabriel is a young woman searching for a family after years of foster homes. She bravely or stupidly takes out an ad on Craigslist seeking that family. I enjoyed all the characters. Sometimes it seemed like there were a lot of those. I especially enjoyed … Continue reading The Christmas Town by Donna VanLiere