I will be at my nieces house on Christmas Day to enjoy Christmas dinner at her house with her family, my brother, Jim and my mom.
My kids and I celebrated Christmas on the 21st. We ate at HuHot, my first experience there, and then I watched as the four grandkids opened their gifts. I wonder if I will ever enjoy this precious season again.
We'll go on with today's book review. Winter Kisses by Addison Moore. Here's the Synopsis from Good reads:
Laney Sawyer used to believe in love and all of the trappings that happily ever after could provide until Ryder Capwell crushed her heart.
When Laney is auctioned off as a prize at the drama department fundraiser the last person she expects to trade cold hard cash for her company is Ryder. Ryder Capwell is in love with Laney Sawyer. One year ago she walked out of his life and took the light of his world right along with her.
Ryder would do anything to have another chance with Laney, including purchasing her for the evening courtesy of Whitney Briggs University, and he does just that. One thing leads to whiskey, which leads to a one-night stand. She thinks it’s revenge sex—he thinks its make up sex.
Things can only go wrong from here..
From My Perspective:
Winter Kisses is one of the 12 NA's of Christmas. I definitely need my head examined so that I can remember that NA reads are meant to be adult reads, with explicit sexual scenes or foul language. The sexual explicitness is what qualifies this read as "adult". However I do like Moore's writing style, so I took a chance on it.
Moore can easily develop her characters into believable beings, with hurts and pain and regrets. And since it is a new adult read, these same characters have tremendous sex drives. They are smoldering for each other....Ouch! Hot! Hot! and more Hot! The conflict exists between Laney and Rue, Ryder's mother and her little protoge', Meg, who she thinks would be a good match for Ryder. It's a good storyline with a Christmas setting, but really doesn't have much of a Christmas theme. With only approximately 101 pgs, this novella is a quick read. And if you like your Christmas reads steamy, this is one you won't want to miss.