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'Tis the Season

3.19  ·  Rating Details  ·  120 Ratings  ·  29 Reviews
Isaac didn't do the cold. He didn't do singing either. So trudging through the snow in minus temperatures, freezing his balls off to sing Fa lala to complete strangers, was not his idea of fun. Until the tall, dark and handsome who opened the final door changed his mind.
ebook, 26 pages
Published December 1st 2012 by White Stiletto Press
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This book kind of pissed me off, and it has nothing to do with the content. The story was okay, it was a very short fluff piece that I really wouldn't have minded paying a dollar for if it wasn't for one little fact.
The story only lasted for 50% of the book, the last 50% was adds for other books.
Yeah, color me surprised, but I don't shell out money for advertisements.
Sorry, but no.
Mandy*reads obsessively*
It's cute, but very very short!
It really is just the blurb a little fleshed out.
Dec 11, 2012 Enny rated it it was ok
2.5 stars

Cute little scene but too short and too expensive for so little content.
Serena Yates
Dec 10, 2012 Serena Yates rated it liked it
Shelves: gay
Short and cute, this is the story about Isaac, a man who joins his best friend on a much hated, very cold tour of caroling through their neighborhood. Said best friend is not very nice the rest of the year, but the one day he does something selfless, collecting money for charity, Isaac feels he needs to support him.

Isaac's inner dialog is hilarious. He thinks about the cold, the unfairness of him having to be outside while his family is warm and getting ready for Christmas, and his inability to
Dec 09, 2012 Janna rated it it was ok
Shelves: m-m
Very short but cute story. Rather a 2.5 stars than 3 stars read because of the abrupt ending and the lack of plot. It felt more like one elaborate scene than a story. Plus, I was not amused that it ended at approximately 50% of the already very short book, the rest was promotion for other (authors') books and review quotes...
Sweet, cute but so, so short. Would have had at least another star if it had been longer.
Dec 01, 2012 Vio rated it liked it
Shelves: sweet, cute, fluff, fast-read
A fluffy, cute story with not much to it, a pity it ended with adverts for other authors.
Dec 18, 2012 Sara rated it liked it
Shelves: m-m
That was... Short.
1.5 Stars

This one was cute but way too short. There was NO relationship development. It goes from chance meeting to kiss under the mistletoe to (view spoiler). End. Of. Story. I read the whole thing scene in 5 minutes. Not enough of ... well, anything, frankly, to make this worth my while.

Also, I feel compelled to state that this one felt a bit of a rip-off because it ended at the 51% mark on my Kindle. The remainder of the already super-short "bo
Sep 09, 2014 Dutchgirl rated it liked it
Shelves: christmas
It was very short but it was a sweet lovely story. I did wish it was longer though.

2.5 stars

Read the reviews and one word comes up frequently..."short". That wouldn't be so bad if the ebook didn't start at 9% and end at 48%. That's right, the rest is filler and ads for other books. In a nutshell (ahem) Isaac (who comes off as extremely immature and whiny -- really? a grown man sticking his tongue out -- twice?) meets his next boyfriend while Christmas caroling. End of story.
Dec 18, 2012 Kat rated it liked it
Shelves: holidays
2.5 stars

Very cute, very short story about a guy helping his friend collecting money for children by singing Christmas carols and meeting then the man of his dreams...
I only gave 2.5 stars because of the lack of the plot and the aprupt ending.

What annoyed me was that the book ended at 50% on my kindle and the rest was promotion for books by other authors...
Dec 16, 2012 Sharon rated it really liked it
A short, but very sweet read. Isaac goes along, begrudgingly, every year with his best friend to sing Christmas carols in their neighborhood. This year, however, he meets George at one of the "most decorated houses” he’s ever seen. Check out this sweet holiday-themed short story to find out more.
Eli Easton
Apr 22, 2013 Eli Easton rated it liked it
The writing is really excellent in this very short story -- very witty and funny, which I have a soft spot for. The characters were all cute. And as a very short holiday story it was fine. I give it 3 stars instead of higher just because it felt SO short and light.
Dec 12, 2012 Raevyn rated it liked it
Shelves: contemporary, 2012
This was a very short story about Isaac and George. Isaac goes caroling with his friend every year even though he hates it. However this year he meets George at one of the houses. I wish this was longer because I liked Isaac and wanted to get to know George.
Dec 13, 2012 Pippii rated it it was amazing
This is a really cute and lovely Christmas fic.

A nice guy, a lot of Christmas singing - not buy the nice guy, as he is only allowed the fa la las - a lot of cold and another cute guy..

Go read, I dare you not to smile at this;)
Dec 02, 2012 Lucy rated it liked it
I did like his super short holiday story. Issac is funny and his BFF beck is a brat. But ii was disappointed st the story ended halfway through and then it was all ads for other books
Josie Goodreads
Dec 14, 2012 Josie Goodreads rated it it was amazing
I loved this, it's cold outside, dark and miserable, but this book cheered me up, got me in the Christmas Spirit. A perfectly sweet and gorgeous story. I'd love to read more of these two.
Hearts On Fire Reviews
Reviewed by:Sean
Genre: M/M Holiday
Rated: 3 hearts

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Pat Nelson
Dec 07, 2012 Pat Nelson rated it really liked it
I really liked and enjoyed this story. It combines humor with a twist at the end that you won't see coming.
Dec 15, 2012 whitney rated it really liked it
Very short but sweet holiday read. Maybe one day we'll get what happened in that 12 months?
Short christmas story that was okay, but really too short to be much of a story.
Mar 23, 2013 Sara rated it liked it
Cute little story to warm the heart on a cold winter night.
Veronica /  V
Dec 08, 2012 Veronica / V rated it really liked it
Shelves: christmas
Extremely short story, but so adorable, it didn't disappoint me.
Jan 08, 2013 blub rated it it was ok
Too short to really get into, it was okay but not memorable.
2.5 stars
Dec 09, 2012 Gigi rated it really liked it
Short cute sweet.
Dec 31, 2012 ~RMG rated it it was ok
2.5 stars
Jan 17, 2015 Suze rated it really liked it
Recommended to Suze by: won on authors blog
Christmas story. Cute. Carols. Waders!
Very short, very nice.
Perfect Christmas story.
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