The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson


Release Date: September 5, 2017

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800722708

Genre: Fiction / Christmas / Novella

About the Book:

When she receives the news in late 1944 that her baby’s father was shot down in the South Pacific, Amelia Richards loses hope. Jobless and broke, she has nowhere to turn for help but her infant’s paternal grandparents. The only problem is, they don’t know that she–or their grandson–exists. When Amelia discovers that the family is wealthy and influential, dare she disclose the truth of her relationship with their son? Or could the celebration of the arrival of another unexpected baby nearly two thousand years ago be the answer to her dilemma?
Beloved author Melody Carlson pens a story of love, hardship, and reconciliation that will leave readers filled with Christmas joy. Continue reading


The Christmas Joy Ride by Melody Carlson


Release Date: August 2015

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800719678

Genre: Fiction – Christmas

Melody Carlson has exceeded my expectations once again. The Christmas Joy Ride is such a light and fun read that it’ll become a tradition to read it every Christmas. Joy is Miranda’s eighty-five-year-old next door neighbor. Joy tells Miranda about her plans to drive from Chicago to Phoenix in an old decked out for Christmas RV in the dead of winter. Miranda thinks the old woman has gone completely batty, yet finds herself joining her on her adventure because she’s concern that she cannot make the trip by herself. She also is unemployed and is about to lose to her house to foreclosure so she may as well join Joy anyways. Continue reading