Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Review: Merry Chick Lit

Title:  Merry Chick Lit
Author:  Carolyn Ridder Aspenson, Sarah Hitchcock, Francine LaSala, Nikki Mahood, Holly Martin, K.C. Wilder
Genre:  Chick Lit
Publisher:  Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
Release Date:  November 10, 2013
File Size/Pages:  485 KB/150 pgs
Source:  Francine LaSala

My Rating:  5/5

Summary:  In the spirit of giving, six chick-lit authors "present" a charming collection of seasonal shorts sure to inspire holiday cheer-plus love and hope throughout the year, with all proceeds donated to Rocking the Road for a Cure! Featured authors & stories include:

Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
In "Santa's Gift," journalist Jessica thinks Santa's just a silly myth for children, so when he asks what she most wants for Christmas she tells him the one thing she knows he can't deliver--true love. Or can he...?

Sarah Hitchcock
In "The Christmas Lights," one competition pits two families against each other...who will win this war?

Francine LaSala
Pretty Izzy knows exactly what she wants for Christmas: hunky sales manager Jake Harrington wrapped up with a shiny silver bow--and nothing else. Except Santa may have other plans in "Carol of the Belles."

Nikki Mahood In "Spinster Christmas," Cara's looking forward to spending Christmas alone until she learns her old--and she believes very gay--crush needs a place to stay. Though it soon becomes clear that while still hot, Ronan isn't gay after all...

Holly Martin
Ella's dreams of making a better life for her and her daughter seem further away than ever in "Iced Dreams." But as Christmas approaches, and she wishes for a fairy godmother to wave a magic wand to fix her life, things begin to change in ways she never imagined!

K.C. Wilder
In "The Mermaid," Allie's content to spend Christmas by herself at a vacant beach house to make good on a promise made to her true love lost, Jeff. Until Jeff's gorgeous college roommate Tim crashes in on her with his own promise to keep...

So snuggle up near the fire, drink a glass of wine or a cup of cocoa and enjoy these festive holiday shorts, knowing your purchase of this book is helping women with breast cancer.

Review: I know this is a little late, but this is THE Christmas book to read for the season. This novel is composed of six, short chick lit stories that all center around Christmas. In my opinion, all stories are enjoyable…I couldn't even begin to choose my favorite story because it'd be like asking me to choose my favorite sister. Overall, this novel is an incredible read and if you're like me you don't mind what time of year it is to indulge in a Christmas book. Also, when you buy this book the proceeds help women with breast cancer! So you can be reading a great book AND donating to a great cause while you're at it.

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