The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

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The Christmas Blessing Read Online Free - 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.

Title : The Christmas Blessing
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ISBN : 0800722701
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 167 pages


Hannah rated it ★★★★★

August 08, 2017

Wow! What a delightful read! Carlson is a tricky author for me; I've enjoyed her work, but I've also run across several real duds. I'm glad to say that this book is the best yet that I have read...I knew when I read the synopsis and a review that it sounded like exactly my sort of story, and it w...

Olivia rated it ★★★★☆

September 19, 2017

I grabbed up a chance to read this as soon as I read the synopsis. I love any story set during World War 2, and this one was really sweet! I really sympathized with Amelia and James story, and it's the perfect Christmas story! I really enjoyed seeing Helene's perspective throughout the story. At f...

Staci rated it ★★★★☆

December 03, 2017

What a sweet Christmas novella! I've read several Melody Carlson Christmas novellas and this may be my favorite. While living in her home state of California, Amelia Richards finds that she and her young son are barely getting by. She takes a risk and uses her meager funds to travel by train to Mo...

Mary Jackson rated it ★★★★★

August 31, 2017

Every year I wait for Carlson's Christmas book. Never know what to expect, but always loving the book. This year she did not disappoint me at all. This book was so worth the wait. I cried, I got so upset and then I was so happy and excited. This is a must read book. If you enjoy a good book filled...

Anna rated it ★★★★☆

September 28, 2017

Set during WWII when too many families are experiencing the loss of a son, husband, fiancee, brother or friend. Amelia, rather young and naive falls deeply in love with James, a navy pilot ready to ship out to the Pacific. They planned to marry before James leaves, but his orders come early, and...

Jesseca rated it ★★★☆☆

December 01, 2017

Well, that was sweet. ;) More like 3.5 stars. Review to come!

Amanda rated it ★★★★☆

September 18, 2017

If you want a feel-good, happily-ever-after story with a Christmas flavor, this fits the bill perfectly. Amelia's story is a gutter-to-glory story of a girl whose life is shrouded by clouds of darkness. The one element in this story that I would have preferred to be dealt with a little better was...

Jen rated it ★★★★☆

November 14, 2017

A beautiful short, sweet Christmas story

Rebekah rated it ★★★☆☆

December 11, 2017

I still haven't quite figured out how the title fits into the story, but that's okay. I don't usually pay much attention to titles anyway. I enjoyed this story of a young mom struggling to do what is best for her baby even if it meant heartbreak for her. I never connected really well with any of t...

Carla rated it ★★★★☆

November 02, 2017

This book was short and sweet. I gravitated towards it for several reasons: it was a romance, Christian, took place during WWII and it was a Christmas story. It was a perfect read for a cool, rainy night. Amelia is devastated when she finds out that her fiancee and father of her baby has been shot...

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