Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Giveaway: A Christmas Home by Greg Kincaid

A Christmas Home
by Greg Kincaid

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Published: October 2012
Publisher: Crown
Genre: Christmas
Paperback: 240 pages
Rating: 4

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Todd McCray, hero of A Dog Named Christmas, is now twenty-four years old and working at a local animal shelter, where he meets and quickly becomes best friends with Laura, a young volunteer. Laura, like Todd, has disabilities of her own, but her struggles are more physical than developmental. Their friendship is sealed when Todd—with the help of his trusted companion, the tenacious Labrador retriever named Christmas—trains a beautiful dog named Gracie to help Laura with the day-to-day life tasks that are difficult for her.

Life seems good for Todd, but all is not well in his hometown. Struggling families unable to make ends meet are abandoning more and more dogs, and the shelter is swelling to capacity. The local government is struggling to meet its obligations too, and in early December, on the cusp of another holiday season, Todd’s boss delivers the bad news. Due to funding problems, the shelter will close its doors before the end of the year. But what will happen to all the animals?

As the Christmas holiday approaches, Todd has limited time to find homes for all the dogs. Not to mention that he needs to secure a new job and figure out what to do when his friendship with Laura takes an unexpected romantic turn. All this seems overwhelming unless you’ve got a loving family, dedicated friends, and a couple of very special dogs behind you. In which case, nothing is impossible.


Series:
A Dog Named Christmas
Christmas with Tucker

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My two-bits:
In-a-word(s): woof (with major tail wagging)
Entertaining holiday read that presents the Christmas spirit well with likable characters. And, if you are a dog lover you will enjoy this more.

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* review copy courtesy of publisher

9 comments:

  1. Merry Christmas everyone & a very Happy New Year to come!!

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  2. Merry Christmas to all and a Happy New Year, I hope the new year brings us love and happiness.

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  3. Thanks for the great giveaway.
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    HAHAHA!!
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  4. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year ^^ Joyeux Nooël & Bonne année

    best wishes. May 2013 be a fabulous year

    thank you so much for opening this to international a christmas story and dogs oh i want it ^^ thank you

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  5. Merry Merry Christmas and Advance Happy new Year
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  6. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. I hope every has a safe, healthy and happy holiday.
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  7. What a beautiful Christmas "tale" - Sounds like a wonderful story!
    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! And Thank You for the giveaway :)

    Valerie R.
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  8. Happy holidays! It sounds like an amazing holiday read. Thank you for the giveaway :)
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