Mele Kalikimaka (Tradewinds, #2.5)
Mele Kalikimaka might be the thing to say on a bright Hawaiian Christmas Day, but Olive Galloway is feeling less than festive. After all, this is the first year she's celebrated the holiday without her mom. Even the ringing of silver bells sounds a little blue. When an attempt to make the season bright ends in hurt feelings and a shattered heirloom, Olive's hopes for a...more
The true meaning of Christmas in Jesus shines through, but it's also a story of friendship and family that brings all the warm fuzzies you want in a holiday book. Perfect to get into the Christmas spirit, and I can't recommend it highly enough.
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If you are a fan of Taylor's previous books or if you have never read them, give this story a chance this Christmas. You won't be disappointed.
Rating: 5 Stars
Content: 5 Stars
*I received a copy of this novella from the author. All thoughts are my own and a ...more
I also loved how the characters also have continued to grow. Olive and her grandmother's ...more
Olive and her best friend, Jazz, are faced with navigating their first Christmas without their mothers. Then, their other buddy, Brander, is called away on a Christian music tour. This beautiful story, set in Hawaii, weaves their bitter emotions into a heart-warming tale of acceptance and hope. There’s even a sweet recipe at the end.