Pros: great setting, nice family dynamic Cons: writing could use a bit of polish sometimes
Summary: It’s no secret to anyone who knows me how much I love Ireland. My Swedish grandma sometimes teases me about this, but when she happened upon Melody Carlson’s An Irish Christmas, she snatched it up for me, as she figured it was definitely my kind ... read more
Pros: An okay read, some good lessons to be learned Cons: Characters drink, I failed to "connect"
Summary: The already strained relationship between Mother and Son is pushed even farther when twenty-one year old Jamie tells his mom Colleen that he is planning to join the military. Colleen demands that first he must join her on a trip to Ireland. Lost in ... read more
Pros: Easy read, good powerful story Cons: Too short
Summary: I'll admit the title pulled me in on this book. It was Christmas and I'm Irish so I thought why not? What a pleasant surprise I gave to myself. With the sudden loss of her husband, Colleen takes her son, Jamie, back to his roots, Ireland, in an effort ... read more