Monday, 19 December 2016

Anthology: A Winter Wonderland

“A Winter Wonderland” by Fern Michaels
Angelica Shepard left New York for Christmas in Colorado to relax and unwind—but an out-of-control snowboarder almost had her laid to rest. When she wakes up in the hospital, all she remembers is the handsome angel who saved her…

“The Joy of Christmas” by Holly Chamberlin
Not all happiness is good for you—or that’s what Iris Karr thinks when she decides to move away instead of marrying her sweetheart Ben. Even years later, living with that decision isn’t easy—until a familiar face comes to call her home for the holidays…

“The Christmas Thief” by Leslie Meier
Elizabeth Stone is ready for a white Christmas in Tinker’s Cove, Maine—until a fancy Yule ball at the Florida hotel where she works dumps snow on her plans. The sponsor’s jewels have gone missing and the police are asking about her ties to a cute mystery guest. Good thing Elizabeth’s mother, Lucy Stone, flew down to surprise her. ‘Tis the season for a little investigating…

“The Christmas Collector” by Kristina McMorris
Estate liquidator Jenna Matthews isn’t one for Christmas nostalgia. But when one grandmother’s keepsakes suggest a secret life, unwrapping the mystery leads Jenna—and her client's handsome grandson—to the true heart of the holiday spirit… 

My thoughts:
“A Winter Wonderland” by Fern Michaels
Wow, talk about instalove! I know it's a novella, but wait..they met...they talked for a few secs the next day...then they were in love?
Omg so insta.
This one had a case of needed to be longer. Needed some meat on the bones. It could have made a cheesy hallmark movie for sure.

“The Joy of Christmas” by Holly Chamberlin
Sad fact, but it was so boring, snooze alert.

“The Christmas Thief” by Leslie Meier
She should change jobs and make new friends...just saying.
A theft at the hotel!....at the end, so before that the book is about man meeting woman.

“The Christmas Collector” by Kristina McMorris
I finished this one yesterday...and I have forgotten what it was about. It must have been really bad

ConclusioN:
All in all a meh anthology

Paperback, 471 pages
Published October 30th 2012 by Zebra
Contemporary romance
Own


30 comments:

  1. ah I really don't like insta love...

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  2. This sounds absolutely perfect for this time of year!

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  3. I should've bought Christmas anthologies to get me through this month. Lol. Sorry this didn't seem to jingle your bells.

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  4. Sorry this collection was disappointing! I'll likely pass on this one since I have so many other Christmas stories waiting to be read.

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  5. Welp that didn't seem to put you in a festive mood. Boo

    Karen @For What It's Worth

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  6. Instalove is not one of my favorites.

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  7. Oh doesn't sound like a good anthology. Plus, I don't care for insta love.

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  8. Oh dear! Novellas are difficult to write I guess and I read them rarely!

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    1. Sometimes they work, sometimes the crash and burn

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  9. Heh heh, I get the feeling these are more about the cheesy "feel good" vibes rather than the plot.

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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  10. Insta love is not my cup of tea in a full-length novel so I really don't like it in a novella. Oh well.

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  11. I love Christmas anthologies, but I'll skip this one.

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  12. Oh boy...I've been into shorts this season just due to being so busy but this really doesn't sound like a winner.

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  13. Oh... How sad... I saw this and thought "PERFECT VACATION READING." Now I'm thinking "bye-bye."

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  14. *waves* I thought I commented...but I must have commented on this book elsewhere...Mhmmm *thinks*

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