A Christmas to Remember by Beverly Jenkins

Posted November 5, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Christmas Romance, Contemporary Romance, NetGalley ARC, Series, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Ever since Bernadine Brown bought the town of Henry Adams, her relationship with diner owner Malachi “Mal” July has had its share of ups and downs. But now they’re finally ready to say, “I do.”

Or are they? As wedding preparations go into full swing and families, both local and extended, begin to gather for the festivities, that long-awaited walk down the aisle hits a speed bump that may derail everything.

But Mal and Bernadine’s relationship isn’t the only one being tested.

Preston Mays, aka Brain, loves his girlfriend as much as he does physics, but when she decides being a couple is no longer a good thing, his heart is broken. Will connecting with his bio dad’s family ease his pain?

Reverend Paula Grant has been patiently waiting for God to send her someone to share her life. When the town’s charming new chef arrives in town, she wonders if he could be the one.

And then there’s former mayor Riley Curry, who throws a parade with his hog Cletus! There’s always a lot going on in Henry Adams, and this will be a Christmas to remember.

Titles in the Blessings series include — Bring On The Blessings —♥— A Second Helping —♥— Something Old, Something New —♥— A Wish and A Prayer —♥— Crystal Clear —♥— Heart of Gold —♥— For Your Love —♥— Stepping to a New Day —♥— Chasing Down a Dream —♥— Second Time Sweeter —♥— On The Corner of Hope and Main —♥— A Christmas to Remember —♥—

NetGalley ARC

Title:  A Christmas to Remember
Series:  Blessings #11
Author:  Beverly Jenkins
Genre:  Contemporary Romance
Published:  October 24, 2023
Publisher:  Avon
My Rating:  4.5

Returning to Henry Adams at any time of the year is one of life’s pleasures.  Returning at Christmas time, especially with so much happening in this town right now, is the icing on top of the Christmas cake for me…or the star on the Christmas tree.  A Christmas to Remember brings back so many memories of the journies these residents have been on for a long time and adds a few new characters and situations where we get to catch up but see ahead somewhat to more possibilities coming to the town of Henry Adams.

I had an absolute blast with A Christmas to Remember.  There are romances to get caught up on, ones that are almost perfect until questions arise.  There are lives to cherish even as those people go through some difficult changes themselves.  There are new residents who are still finding their way in this compassionate town.  And there is that special magic of the Christmas season combined with Beverly Jenkins’ amazing way to turn a phrase, find the just right word to have the reader transported into this world.  A classic wordsmith and master storyteller – that’s my opinion of Ms. Bev’s way with words.  She could write a grocery list, and I’d devour it. *smiles in bookdragon mode*

If you can only add a few new Christmas Romances this year, please consider adding A Christmas to Remember.  I doubt you’d be disappointed and perhaps grateful that you’ve been introduced to a wonderful town and a compassionate community.

*I received an e-ARC of this novel from the publisher via NetGalley, and I sincerely thank the author or publishing house for their trust. It is my choice to leave a review giving my personal opinion about this book.*

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