A MelanieM Advent Calendar Review Day 18: Driven to Distraction (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Cassie Decker

Rating: 2 stars out of 5   Cowboys Wyatt and Brady are competing in a team roping event in Missoula, Montana’s annual Christmas Eve rodeo. Christmas is Wyatt’s favorite time of year and nothing is going to dampen his holiday spirit, not even his surly, no-nonsense roping partner. They’ve only been riding together for a week,… Continue reading A MelanieM Advent Calendar Review Day 18: Driven to Distraction (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Cassie Decker

A MelanieM Advent Calendar Review : The Orpheum Miracle (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Pat Henshaw

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Christmas joy is a matter of perspective. For some, it’s the happiest time of the year. For others, not so much. Twenty-nine-year-old Mick, the son of crack addicts, isn’t exactly a dyed-in-the-wool Scrooge. Mick’s been on his own from childhood. As a teen, he lived in a shelter where… Continue reading A MelanieM Advent Calendar Review : The Orpheum Miracle (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Pat Henshaw

A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 16: Crashing the Party (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Ginger Streusel

RATING 4 out of 5 stars Retail workers and evil never get a day off, and traveling printer salesman Kale Green is no exception. He might look like a Jolly Green Giant, but he can be a real Grinch. Working on the holidays can dampen anyone’s spirits, and on top of that, a sleepy Georgia… Continue reading A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 16: Crashing the Party (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Ginger Streusel

An Alisa Advent Calendar Review Day 15: All I Want for Christmas… Is No Christmas by Colton Aalto

Rating:  4 stars out of 5   Alec Ryder’s arrest in Aspen, early on the morning of December twenty-fifth, is the latest disaster in his series of unhappy Christmases. He’s dreaded the holiday since being subjected to endless church services as a child. Being kicked out on Christmas Day after he came out to his… Continue reading An Alisa Advent Calendar Review Day 15: All I Want for Christmas… Is No Christmas by Colton Aalto

A Melanie Advent Calendar Review Day 13: Guardian Angels (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Geneva Vand

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 One snowy evening, a car wreck in front of his toy store triggers terrible memories for Jake. Suddenly, he is in the midst of another winter storm—and another accident, one that not everyone walked away from. When he returns to the present, Jake is on the ground, being watched over… Continue reading A Melanie Advent Calendar Review Day 13: Guardian Angels (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Geneva Vand

An Alisa Advent Calendar Review Day 8: Of Mooning Santas and Penis Lights by Thianna Durston

Rating:  3 stars out of 5   Former US Marine John Ving hates everything about holiday displays: they’re tacky, they waste energy, and they’re an eyesore. So what does his new neighbor do? He sets up the holiday spectacle from hell, and he doesn’t seem to care which holiday—he has a menorah, a baby Jesus,… Continue reading An Alisa Advent Calendar Review Day 8: Of Mooning Santas and Penis Lights by Thianna Durston

An Alisa Advent Calendar Day 6 Review: Matthew’s Present (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Sarah Hadley Brook

Rating:  4 stars out of 5   Matthew Blick is almost thirty years old, and he hates the thought of another holiday alone. He has become a bit of a wet blanket when Christmas rolls around every year. So much so that even his five-year-old niece, Hannah, knows something needs to change. She asks the… Continue reading An Alisa Advent Calendar Day 6 Review: Matthew’s Present (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Sarah Hadley Brook

A Free Dreamer Bah Humbug Advent Calendar Day 1: Bite Night by Clare London

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Creatures of the Night and Santa’s Christmas duties don’t mix. Every myth and bedtime story tells you so. But on Christmas Eve, when the Elves walked off the job over pension rights, it was time for me—Irwin, the only vampire on Santa’s payroll, despite recent diversity initiatives—and my trusty… Continue reading A Free Dreamer Bah Humbug Advent Calendar Day 1: Bite Night by Clare London