TLC Book Tours Review: Merry Christmas Stories by Jeff R. Spalsbury

Posted 15 December, 2011 by Molly(Cover To Cover Cafe) in Book Reviews / 2 Comments

Merry Christmas Stories is a collection of 25 Christmas tales that emphasize the value of Christmas love and laughter. These short stories will make you laugh, smile and just feel good about this magical time of year. These delightful stories, written in a variety of genres, all reflect Christmas love, hope and charity.

A firm believer in the power and importance of laughter, Spalsbury employs humor in his books and hopes the stories will provide some Christmas cheer for all who read them. The stories represent a variety of genres ranging from the traditional to romance to science fiction.

There are stories of adventure along with humor, unexpected surprises, romance and poignant moments. These are feel-good stories, to uplift your spirit and to leave you with a smile or a warm feeling. Just the way Christmas should feel.

Merry Christmas Stories
September 23, 2010
214 Pages
provided by author

About The Author:
Jeff R. Spalsbury also writes science fiction and western novels. Avalon Press published his western novel, Hunt the Hunter, in December 2010 and the second novel in his Hunt series, The Hunted Return is scheduled to be published in July 2012, also by Avalon. His science fiction novel, SPACE DREAM ONE: That Other’s May Live will be published as an eBook in October 2011.

Spalsbury taught a class on the importance of using humor in the classroom at California State University in Fresno. He is also a former library director and professor at Porterville College, Porterville, CA.

My Review:
I was super pleased when I had the chance to review this book. I love anything that had to do with Christmas. I love the music, the sights, and the smells of the Holiday season, and this book….is a PERFECT new Holiday tradition. Jeff Spalsbury filled this book with lots of love, laughter, uniqueness, and lots of great, unusual stories that will warm your heart.

This collection of 25 stories is perfect for a Christmas tradition of reading one each night on the 25 days of Christmas. I, of course, didn’t do that, but I will be doing that next year. I became so engrossed in this wonderful collection that before I knew it, I was on the final page. I was filled with warmth and laughter and wrapped up in the Christmas spirit.

Each story comes unique with it’s on little plot. No two are exactly the same, and each one will leave you with a smile on your face. From love, to paranormal, to out of the ordinary, Jeff Spalsbury is beyond talented in his writing ability and capturing the hearts of readers.

I highly recommend this book with the highest of 5 Book ratings this season. Whether you get a copy for yourself, or for a book-a-holic loved one, this book will bring Christmas spirit to everyone. I will be putting this on my bookshelf and reading it often through out the year when I need a wonderful pick me up. Well done, Mr. Spalsbury!!!!

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