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Calling All Readers!

Hi and Happy Holidays to you!

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This is our January 2021 Reading Rabbits Book Posting. You can post your comments and suggestions about any book/magazine/newspaper that does/doesn't have to do with any medical issues on this posting. You can mention about your favorite authors, as well. This posting will be pinned to the Pinned Posts for easier access.

Since it’s the holiday season, I had decided to start reading β€œHolly and Ivy”, by Fern Michaels. It was a holiday gift from Jerry and I felt (and still do) that it was an appropriate choice of story to read before anything else on my list of books. I’ve been reading β€œHolly and Ivy” for a few days now.

β€œHolly and Ivy” starts out in Pine City, North Carolina. It deals with a family who ends up taking a flight and the wife ( Ivy) had to stay behind because she had to work at the time. Her husband, John Fine and their twin children Elizabeth and James went on the flight for the airline that Ivy’s father worked/owned and on the way to their destination, the Pilot crashes the plane. The accidental crash makes the news on TV. No one knows so far why the Pilot had crashed the plane 8 years ago.

Holly Greenwood and her two best friends, Kayla and Roxie are talking about wanting to be in the Christmas musical, but Holly’s father refuses to say why she isn’t allowed to practice and be in the musical. Holly has a lovely singing voice and sneaks out of the house to go see her singing teacher one afternoon after school so her father wouldn’t know ( he refused any singing in the house after Holly’s mother passed away). We’ll see what comes next!

Okay, now to you! What are you reading that’s holiday/non-holiday themed? Can’t wait to hear all about it!

My next book after β€œHolly and Ivy” will be β€œSpirit of the Season”. It is also written by Fern Michaels.

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Recommendations for Chinese New Year wanted please

Let me see what I can find. I'll send you a message when I get some information. :-)

I am just starting my third book written by ChickLit Author Lindsey Kelk called I Heart Vegas. The first two reads I Heart London and I Heart New York City were fabulous can't put down reads. Angela Clark initially discovers her bf cheating on her at her best friends wedding in London. She freaks out and decides she needs a break...in New York City and hops on a plane in her Bridesmaid gown and high heeled Louboutins. I Heart New York. Fabulous read.

There she meets her new bestie, Jenny, who gets her a complete makeover, head to toe, after seeing Angela walk into the hotel looking horrid. Angela is enjoying NYC and doesn't want to go back to London. Jenny gets her out to clubs meeting and dating men and tries to help her find work. Angela begins dating 2 men in which one ends up being the one she falls in love with. I Heart Vegas now begins with a beautiful start of the Christmas Season and a letter from The Department of Immigration who plans on deporting her with no job and no husband.

So she needs a job or a husband..fast! So, she and her bestie Jenny decide to forget their troubles and head to Vegas.

What trouble lies ahead? I've just started I Heart Vegas and am on page 6. Looking like lots of antics..

Luna ChildπŸŒ›

Wow, Luna_Child! These sound really great! I can't wait to start "I Heart London" in the next few weeks coming up after "Holly and Ivy" and also "Spirit of the Season". :-)

They are so good; following the antics of Angela Clark worldwide is so much fun and hard to put down.

That's fantastic to hear. :-)

You'll enjoy! I wish I could go with her πŸ˜‚

That's how I feel sometimes about certain characters in other books and series, too. It depends on the type of book/series/character/theme that's going on at the moment. When I was younger, I had read " The Babysitters Club" series and one of the characters in most of the stories was a person with Type 1 Diabetes. When my Niece gets a little older, I plan to give her most of my collection. :-)

Aww how nice of you! She'll love that. 😊

I hope so! I want to give her the books when she is near 12 years old. We have a few more years before I can give them to her.πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸŒˆπŸ“–πŸ‡πŸ“š

This is my update on I Heart Vegas by Lindsey Kelk.

So, Angela Clark and her best friend Jennie get to Vegas. Jennie is supposed to throw a major fashion party and needs extra help so she hires Angela who is less than thrilled she has to wear a French Maids costume but needs the money.

Well, The Look magazine that fired her in London is there, well let's say the one girl that got her "blocked" from several magazines and fired.

One thing leads to another and Angela Clark gets fired by her bestie Jenny who's throwing the party from waitressing the rest of the night because she clocks the girl in the face.

That's where I've ended. I didn't get as far as I wanted due to the holidays and holiday exhaustion.

So we'll see what happens next. It's a fun book with so many unexpected twists and turns.

Lindsey Kelk is an amazing ChicLit writer. I still have I Heart Paris and I heart Hawaii left in the series.

Thank you for reading my update.

This sounds really exciting!πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸŒˆπŸ“šπŸ‡πŸ“–

It is! Its really great fun reading. I wish I had gotten further ahead.

You will! Keep going!πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸŒˆ

sounds like a really sweet book that shows the things in real life good and bad ...i bet it is good reading...thank you..

You’re welcome! I will be reading chapter 13 starting tonight. I really enjoy Holly and Ivy!πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸŒˆπŸ“šπŸ‡πŸ“–

I am an avid reader with very eclectic taste from Shakespeare and the Classics to historical and romance. I am reading a James Herriott book at the moment for the umpteenth time. I read them as fillers between books. Waiting to see what I get for Christmas.

That's a great idea! This helps so you can keep reading a book and still be ready for when the new ones come/are given as gifts. :-) Glad you are enjoying the James Herriott book so far. :-)

I just got Spirit of the Season on Overdrive! Holly and Ivy is on reserve. I look forward to reading both books. During Covid, I have had more time to read...a great distraction.I think Holly and Ivy is a Hallmark movie.

Happy reading, stay strong and safe. πŸ˜·πŸ“šπŸŽ„

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I think you will really enjoy Holly and Ivy when you get the chance to read it. I'm about to start chapter 18; page 118 today. This was after reading four chapters before going to bed last night. Really exciting and sweet story! :-) Is the movie version on regular/noncable TV stations?

Hi everyone,

I finished " Holly and Ivy", by Fern Michaels last night before going to bed, It was a very sweet and lovely story. It started out a little sad, but it had a big surprise at the end. This was my first holiday story written by Fern Michaels that I have read so far this year. I recommend this one for anyone who loves to read romance and has a plan to read any holiday-themed based books this season. :-)

I'm going to start reading " The Spirit of the Season" today.

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I am reading one of my library books, "The Stolen Child" by Jennie Felton. I have only just started it, the print is not as large as I would like, I have cataracts which make my eyes water. It seems to be sad, but I think I will have to finish it. Probably next month I might finish it, I will let you know.

san_ray70,

Take your time and enjoy the story. There's no need to rush. :-)

I have created a list of what I plan to read after " Spirit of the Season". I have so far 10 books in mind and 3 are a Trilogy/series. Please see:

My list of what I plan to read coming up after Spirit of the Season. They are:

1. Home Sweet Home -- Fern Michaels

2. The Search -- Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb

3. The Institute __ Stephen King

4. I Heart London __ Lindsay Kelk ( Recommended highly by Luna_Child)

5. The Guest List __ Fern Michaels

6. The 6th Target -- James Patterson

7. The Apt Pupil -- Stephen King

8. Mr. Mercedes -- Stephen King

9. Finders Keepers -- Stephen King

10. End of Watch -- Stephen King

Hi everyone. I finished " Spirit of the Season", by Fern Michaels last night before going to bed. It was really sweet and showed that even when you have things not the way you planned for them to go-- or be, sometimes, things workout for the best and you end up liking the end result. I highly recommend the book for those who enjoy romance novels/stories and also love celebrating holidays.

My next book will be: " Home Sweet Home", by Fern Michaels, Donna Kauffman and Melissa Storm. " Home Sweet Home" is an anthology and all three authors added their own stories to create one book. The stories in the book are: " Three's A Crowd", by Fern Michaels, " New Beginnings in Blue Hollow Falls", by Donna Kauffman and "Bring Me Home", by Melissa Storm.

" Home Sweet Home" is 295 pages with all three stories put together.

A book that has 3 stories and is classified as an Anthology.

May I recommend one of my adult fiction novels Shadow Pine Cove by Chelle Ryder. The story follows a couple as they move from the big city to a small southern town. Everything takes a turn for the worst when the people of the town discover Chloe is a practicing Witch. I am currently working on the third and final installment......in between flares.

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