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Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf
     

Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf

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by B.G. Thomas
 
Kit Jefferies, a part-time department store Christmas elf, is an artist who loves life and his family. Unfortunately, his car dies at a rest stop in the middle of nowhere as he is heading home for Christmas. Enter Nick St. George.

Nick is a very unhappy man—he's achieved his professional goals only to find the rest of his life bleak and empty. Deciding

Overview

Kit Jefferies, a part-time department store Christmas elf, is an artist who loves life and his family. Unfortunately, his car dies at a rest stop in the middle of nowhere as he is heading home for Christmas. Enter Nick St. George.

Nick is a very unhappy man—he's achieved his professional goals only to find the rest of his life bleak and empty. Deciding there was only one way to make everything right, he is on his way to San Francisco on a dark mission, and even the horrible sleet storm that blocked his path won't deter him. That's when he found Kit.

At first, Nick is pretty sure rescuing Kit was a big mistake. Kit's personality is just too, well, effervescent. But as the miles go by, Kit begins to bring light to his dark heart. It might even be bright enough to illuminate a Christmas miracle.

A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2013 Advent Calendar package "Heartwarming".

Product Details

BN ID:
2940149100750
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Publication date:
12/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
845,534
File size:
915 KB

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Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Books_on_Silver_Wings More than 1 year ago
Review posted on Books on Silver Wings blog. Grumpy Nick wants to be in San Francisco on Christmas Day but he's stuck in a snow storm from hell. He meets cheerful Kit who wants to go home for Christmas and Nick gives him a ride despite the fact that he can't stand Kit's cheery attitude.  The MCs are two extremes on opposite poles of personality. When the POV switches and both MCs get a turn to speak, their different  life outlooks are really apparent. Kit is definitely more vibrant, full of life and possibilities, while Nick is the pessimist. I don't like Nick's character. He's too grumpy for me. The reason why he's rushing to go to San Francisco for Christmas Day is a surprise at the end because I didn't get the depressing vibe from Nick at all. I'm glad that Nick finds Kit and rediscovers doing what he  love and surrounding himself with love and Kit's art works.  Overall, this is a really fun, entertaining read that's uplifting and perfect for the holiday season. *review copy received in exchange for an honest review*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago