Saturday, December 1, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide - The Christmas Pony: A Book Review

About The Book:

With Christmas around the corner, the Turnbull family is in need of a few small miracles.
It is 1937, and Lucy Turnbull knows better than to wish for a pony this Christmas. Her mother has assured her in no uncertain terms that asking for a pony is the same as asking for the moon. Besides, the only extra mouths they need at their boarding house are the paying kind. Then an interesting pair of strangers comes to town, and Lucy's world changes forever.
About The Author:
Melody Carlson is the award-winning author of over two hundred books with sales of more than five million. She is the author of several Christmas books from Revell, including the bestselling The Christmas BusThe Christmas Dog, and Christmas at Harrington's, which is being considered for a TV movie. She is also the author of many teen books, including Just Another GirlAnything but NormalDouble Take, the Life at Kingston High series, and the Diary of a Teenage Girl series. She is the winner of aRomantic Times Career Achievement Award in the inspirational market for her many books, including the Diary of a Teenage Girl series andFinding Alice. Melody and her husband live in Oregon.

For more information about Melody visit her website at
My Review:
Reading Melody Carlson's books simply delight me! I was absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity recently to read her new Christmas book, The Christmas Pony and it was awesome. 
The book is short, making it a quick read but will definitely put you in the Christmas mood. The descriptions she writes of winter and Christmas are such that you feel you are right in each scene of the book. The book has a sweet storyline and you are once again reminded of the magic of Christmas as children see it.
A wonderful read for all ages, and certain to be a part of my personal Christmas book library for years to come.
I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up.
BUY IT: You can purchase The Christmas Pony at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group
***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications Inc., for the purpose of review on this blog. 

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