It was the weekend before Christmas and the whole world was on countdown.
Except for me.
Last Christmas, I met a boy.
Last Christmas, we made a pact.
Christmas would never be the same.
Life would never be the same...
Please note that this is a short story, not a full length novel.
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About the Author
Karli Perrin is a twenty something, English Language and Linguistics graduate from Manchester, England. She has always been a big lover of books and was inspired to write her debut novel in 2013. She is a huge believer of fate and is a sucker for a happy ending. Her ultimate goal in life is to live in a house made entirely out of books with her fiancé and two children. ...Hogwarts is plan B.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I enjoyed the banter and 'code' talk these two characters participated in. That was fun and flirty. And I did really like the idea of the story, reminding us to live life to the fullest no matter what. We should be honest and tell each other how we feel because we never know where life will take us. However, this one just wasn't my cup of tea. I don't always like short stories anyway, but I didn't connect with it. It really feels like it could have been a much longer story. The twist at the end seemingly came out of nowhere, so it just felt a little rushed. And as an editor, I couldn't get past a lot of the things I would have fixed. But I'm interested in Karli's longer works, so I'll check them out sometime soon.
This book may be short, but Karli has a way of grasping your attention from the very first page until the perfect ending. It never ceases to amaze me just how easily Karli can make me fall in love with characters! She’s not the type of author to put pointless filler in her books – which I’m SO thankful for. Some authors tend to have me skimming pages, but she always finds a way to keep me interested. This book is no exception to that rule. Imogen is the type of person that I’m sure would be an instant best friend. She’s smart, sarcastic (even when intoxicated) & a creative writing major, what’s not to like? Then there’s Blake… muscular, tan, brown eyed, witty, majoring in law & has NO douchebag qualities. I also loved the fact that he surprised her aka he actually listened to what she was saying to him! Would you like to swoon now or later? I feel like romantic things automatically become 100x more romantic around Christmas time, so obviously their first date was perfect (see the cover for a hint). Absolutely loved their banter in “code” & Blake’s “palm reading” – future boyfriend take notes, please! Have I mentioned that Karli also has a habit of adding plot twists that you could never see coming in a million years? After reading this, I know for future reference that I need to brace myself for the emotional distress she causes me. Thankfully, everything is okay, a pact is made & two soul mates have found their way to each other. If you’re looking for a short story about romance & Christmas time, then this is perfect for you. Regardless of your relationship status, you will wish you had a guy like Blake in your life! Easily something that I look forward to reading a few more times once it starts snowing. So what are you waiting for?! Don’t question it, just buy it. You won’t regret it :)