Friday, November 11, 2011

The Christmas Shoppe

The Christmas Shoppe

by Melody Carlson

The mysterious Matilda Honeycutt has recently bought  the old Barton building in Parrish Springs to open a store called The Christmas Shoppe. The whole town is suspicious of her odd ways and style of dress. However, everyone who steps foot in The Christmas Shoppe ends up undergoing a transformation of sorts. What is Matilda selling in her store? Will Parrish Springs finally accept this mysterious woman?

I liked this light, easy read. It is the perfect book to go with a cup of hot cocoa on a snowy day. If you like short, heartwarming stories, this one is for you!

About the author:

Melody Carlson published her first book in 1995 and she has been writing prolifically ever since. To date, Melody has published over 200 books, making her one of the top 20 most prolific authors of all time. With total sales of over 1.4 million her award-winning books include: Homeward, Love Finds You in Sisters, Oregon; Limelight; the Diary of a Teenage Girl series; the True Colors series; and the Charter House Girls series.

In her professional life, Melody has worn many hats: from pre-school teacher to political activist to senior editor. Currently, she writes full-time, and freelances from her home. She has two grown sons and lives in Sisters, Oregon with her husband, Chris, and Bailey, her chocolate lab. They enjoy skiing, hiking, and biking in the  beautiful Cascade Mountains

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Revell Books. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

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