ARC Review: Holiday with a Twist by Shannon Stacey

Posted November 21, 2016 by Francesca in Reviews / 4 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
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ARC Review: Holiday with a Twist by Shannon Stacey
Holiday with a Twist
by Shannon Stacey

4 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: November 21st 2016
Published by Carina Press
Format: eARC
 

Recommended Read!

“HOLIDAY WITH A TWIST is the right amount of sexy and sweet with plenty of small town charm.”
~ Under the Covers

I hadn’t read a Shannon Stacey book in a while but when I saw this one I knew I had to pick it up.  I’ve always enjoyed her holiday stories and this book didn’t disappoint.  I breezed right through it in one sitting and it left me with all the feelings I love from a holiday read.

HOLIDAY WITH A TWIST is the right amount of sexy and sweet with plenty of small town charm.  Leigh recently broke up with her fiance and quit her job in the big city but hasn’t told her family any of it.  She comes back home for the holidays and reconnects with a high school friend and whom she had a big fall out with years ago.

I thought it would be more of an enemies to lovers story, but it’s actually more of a friends to lovers because the connection and friendship that was there between Leigh and Croy surfaces from the very beginning.  I loved seeing the added element of attraction slowly peak in where neither of them ever thought it would develop.

Another thing that stood out to me, and in keeping with that sense of family, are the Dawson and Holloway families.  Ms. Stacey managed to get me interested in the whole cast in such a quick story and I would love to read more about the Dawson brothers and get to see their HEA.

HOLIDAY WITH A TWIST is the perfect season story to curl up with on a cold winter afternoon and some hot chocolate.  It’s light,, cute and uncomplicated and left me with a smile on my face.

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About Shannon Stacey

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shannon Stacey lives with her husband and two sons in New England, where her favorite activities are writing romance and really random tweets when she’s not riding her ATV. She loves mud, books, football & watching way too much TV.

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Kathleen Bylsma

Since we are so low on sunlight here at this time of year, I need a smile on my face! thanks!

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Thanks for the review, I’ll be adding to my wishlist.

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Sounds cute…thanks

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Thanks for the review Francesca