The Christmas House | Victoria James | Book Review

The Christmas House is a story about choices and how they influence your life and the lives around you. It is also a story about generations and how traits are passed down without anyone fully noticing. And a story of how resilience is built as life experiences hit you or change you. Throw in theContinue reading “The Christmas House | Victoria James | Book Review”

A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to A Christmas Carol? Over the years I have become very familiar with the story of A Christmas Carol but I’m always up to revisit it. I was looking to listen to something “easy” and that I was familiar with while at work and decided in thus one. I thought itContinue reading “A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens | Audiobook Review”

Snowflakes Over The Starfish Café | Jessica Redland | Book Review

Snowflakes Over The Starfish Café is the newest book written by Jessica Redland. I had previously read a few of her “Whitsboro Bay” series and had enjoyed them. When I saw this new book on Netgalley I couldn’t resist requesting it and diving into another seaside romance. Especially since it was set during Christmas time.Continue reading “Snowflakes Over The Starfish Café | Jessica Redland | Book Review”

Snowball’s Christmas | Kristen McKanagh |Book Review

Snowball’s Christmas is a cute holiday story that involves an adorable white kitten and two unsuspecting humans. Snowball has decided that Emily and Lukas are meant to be together and will let no one get in the way. Including a man who obviously has his eye on Emily. It is a sweet adventure filled withContinue reading “Snowball’s Christmas | Kristen McKanagh |Book Review”

On Christmas Eve | Ann. M. Martin | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to On Christmas Eve? I was looking for a short Christmas story to listen to while at work and came across On Christmas Eve on Libby. Given that it was written by one of my favorite childhood authors Ann. M. Martin, I immediately intrigued and ready to learn about the littleContinue reading “On Christmas Eve | Ann. M. Martin | Audiobook Review”

A Royal Christmas Fairy Tale | Karen Schaler | Book Review

‘Tis the season to start reading those Christmas stories and listening to that favorite Christmas music. Or at least, it is for me. This year I started by listening to Reba’s Christmas album and reading A Royal Christmas Fairy Tale. It was such a simple start for the holiday season. A Royal Christmas Fairy TaleContinue reading “A Royal Christmas Fairy Tale | Karen Schaler | Book Review”

Blame It On The Mistletoe | Nicole Michaels | Book Review

Blame It On The Mistletoe is such a cute holiday romance. It is part of Nicole Michaels’ Hearts and Crafts series. I had previously read this story when it first came out but for some reason I never provided a review. So, I knew I had to read it again for my Christmas in JulyContinue reading “Blame It On The Mistletoe | Nicole Michaels | Book Review”

Christmas At Evergreen Inn | Donna Alward | Book Review

Christmas at Evergreen Inn is a short novella set within the Jewel Cove series by Donna Alward. I had not previously read any of the Jewel Cove books that did not feel lost at all. This is a story that you can enter with no pretenses and almost immediately understand the layout of the smallContinue reading “Christmas At Evergreen Inn | Donna Alward | Book Review”

On The Naughty List | Lori Foster | Carly Phillips | Sugar Jamison | Beth Ciotta | Book Review

On The Naughty List is a holiday anthology that was released by St. Martin’s Paperbacks in 2014. There are four books in this collection each with their own characters, chemistry, and holiday spirit. They were each enjoyable to read and introduced me to some new authors as well. Christmas Bonus by Lori Foster is aContinue reading “On The Naughty List | Lori Foster | Carly Phillips | Sugar Jamison | Beth Ciotta | Book Review”

A New York Christmas | Anne Perry | Audiobook Review

WHY DID I LISTEN TO A NEW YORK CHRISTMAS BY ANNE PERRY? A New York Christmas is a book that has been on my TBR in 2014 as an ARC. I think it has just been a case of too many books not enough time. When I found the audiobook on Libby, I immediately borrowedContinue reading “A New York Christmas | Anne Perry | Audiobook Review”

Chasing the Four Winds

Reading, Writing, Nerding, and Honoring the Oxford Comma Since 1987.

A. A. MacConnell

When you write drabbles, you relieve the pressure of the epic novel expanding in your head.

The Calico Books

Let's talk about books!

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started