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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 5641 comments Christmas Camp A Novel by Karen Schaler
Christmas Camp – Karen Schaler

From the book jacket: Haley Hanson’s idea of the perfect Christmas is escaping to the Caribbean to work so she can avoid all the traditional Christmas distractions. Over the years, she’s sacrificed her personal life to climb the corporate ladder at a prestigious Boston advertising agency. Now she just needs to land a coveted Christmas toy company account to make partner. But first her boss thinks she needs a holiday attitude adjustment and ships her off to Christmas Camp at Holly Peak Inn to help her find her Christmas spirit.

My reactions:
As I read this, I kept thinking it was remarkably like a Hallmark TV movie I had seen last week. Then I noticed the author’s note at the end, where she states she wrote the script for the movie first. No matter, really. It seems that all those movies have the same plot. They’re still fun to watch, and the schmaltzy Christmas romance books are fun to read. Total escapism.

Now I need some cookies ….

LINK to my review

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Theresa | 6325 comments Somehow I have so far missed watching the movie in my binge watching of Hallmark Christmas movies! I did notice the ads though for Hallmark's new venture into publishing. This must be one of those books.

As you say, total escapism.

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