Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Robertson Family Christmas by Kay Robertson & Travis Thrasher (Review + Giveaway)

A Robertson Family Christmas
by Kay Robertson & Travis Thrasher
Christian Fiction / Contemporary
Available October 2014
Tyndale House Publishers
320 pages



About the Book
Hunter Clarke wanted one thing for Christmas: to spend it with his dad and his brother. He misses being included in any guy trips since his parents divorced and he went to live with his mom. So he’s less than happy when his mother tells him that he won a contest to spend Christmas in West Monroe, Louisiana, with a family named the Robertsons. For some reason, they’re supposed to be a big deal. How did he win a contest he didn’t enter? Besides, he’s never heard of them and sure doesn’t want to spend Christmas in a swamp with a bunch of strangers.

Korie Robertson is excited to open her heart and home to Hunter and show him what the Christmas season looks like for the Robertson family. And like it or not, Hunter experiences it firsthand. From duck-hunting disasters with the bearded guys, to learning to cook with Miss Kay, Hunter quickly discovers what it’s like to live with this boisterous, yet loving family. Putting on his headphones and ignoring them is not an option. Before long, Hunter begins to let his guard down. But with Christmas and the end of his trip fast approaching, will it be too little, too late? Or will Hunter be open to the greatest gift of all?

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My Thoughts
It's a pretty well-established fact that I'm a huge fan of all things Duck Dynasty. A Robertson Family Christmas is a bit different from the non-fiction books I've read by the various family members, but I enjoyed it just the same.

This fictional Christmas story is a quick, fun, Christmas read. The story is sweet, yet meaningful. And I felt more like I was watching several episodes of the show than reading a book. The writing was so realistic that I could hear the voices of the family members in my head as I read the dialogue. That's hard to pull off, but the authors were successful!

I recommend A Robertson Family Christmas to readers of all ages! Grab a copy and get in the Christmas spirit! [4 stars]

I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for my fair and honest review.

Giveaway
One person will win a hardback copy of A Robertson Family Christmas. Open to US residents only. Giveaway ends December 7. Enter through the Rafflecopter widget below.

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1 comment:

  1. I love Christmas books and I would love to read about the Robertson's family Christmas. Thank you for the opportunity!

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

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