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My Kind of Christmas | [Robyn Carr]

My Kind of Christmas

RITA recipient Robyn Carr is the number one New York Times best-selling author of the wildly popular Virgin River books. The 20th in the series, My Kind of Christmas follows Patrick, the youngest Riordan brother, as he recovers from a tragic loss. After his best friend dies, Patrick tries to forget his sorrow in the arms of Jack Sheridan's beautiful niece, Angie. Now the couple just wants to be left alone this Christmas- but their families have other ideas.
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Publisher's Summary

RITA recipient Robyn Carr is the number-one New York Times best-selling author of the wildly popular Virgin River books. The 20th in the series, My Kind of Christmas follows Patrick, the youngest Riordan brother, as he recovers from a tragic loss. After his best friend dies, Patrick tries to forget his sorrow in the arms of Jack Sheridan's beautiful niece, Angie. Now the couple just wants to be left alone this Christmas - but their families have other ideas.

©2012 Robyn Carr (P)2012 Recorded Books

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    Susan GREENVILLE, SC, United States 01-07-13
    Susan GREENVILLE, SC, United States 01-07-13
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    "another love story"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    more complex story line and less predictable ending


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    more drama


    Which character – as performed by Therese Plummer – was your favorite?

    the male character


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    not memorable


    Any additional comments?

    this is a youth read

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    Aline Manaus, Brazil 01-06-13
    Aline Manaus, Brazil 01-06-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Loved it !!!!"
    What made the experience of listening to My Kind of Christmas the most enjoyable?

    Ever since I started listening to this audio I could not stop! I really wanted to know the story, but felt really sad when I realized it was coming to an end. In this story two people who have suffered a traumatic experience in life go to a place to be alone and think about life, and, as expected they fall for each other. But things are not that simple because each one of them has different plans for the near future and all the odds point to the fact that this thing they got themselves into won't last, especially and the family of both of them don't approve.
    The author did a wonderful job by keeping us hooked during the whole story. He doesn't spend pages and pages to actually show something interesting and catching. The whole book keeps you hooked, from the first page to the very last. The narrator did a very good job as well. As I said: I just loved it!


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    Pat LORENA, TX, United States 12-29-12
    Pat LORENA, TX, United States 12-29-12 Member Since 2013

    I enjoy many types of books and am always looking for new authors to read and listen too. I enjoy reading the reviews and adding my own from time to time.

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    "Promise to dead friend almost ruins future love"
    Would you consider the audio edition of My Kind of Christmas to be better than the print version?

    No idea


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Angie was my favorite because she had been through and overcome a horrible accident. She is a very strong character but does not recognize her own strength. Virgin River has many strong people living there and the Sheridan and Riordan familys are both large and full of life. She has to be strong just to survive her own family,


    What does Therese Plummer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    She knows all the characters in this series as she has done most of the books and brings all of them to life so well. She has developed voices for all of them and you can recognize them by their inflection. Does men's and women's voices equally well.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, but started it late and had to finish it the next morning.


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    Amazon Customer 12-18-12

    As a mother of 4 you have a lot of laundry. Audible books made washing a whole lot nicer. Walking isn't as painful either.

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    "What a way to spend some snowy nights!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Absolutely, Therese Plummer is masterful at changing her voice to pull inso many characters and with so many people that have developed overthe years in Virgin River you need a great narrator.The story is perfect for a cold winter, a great imagination, a small cabin surrounded by woods, a handsome military man, and an enormous Christmas tree. What more could a girl ask for?


    What other book might you compare My Kind of Christmas to and why?

    Any of the other wonderful Virgin River Christmas stories.


    What does Therese Plummer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Diversity of the many characters. Each character seems to have their owntraits that instantly identify them in the story.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It made me smile often.


    Any additional comments?

    Do yourself a favor and crawl into bed with Virgin River.
    I would have given it a 4.5 if I could.

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    Elizabeth Sandia, TX, United States 12-18-12
    Elizabeth Sandia, TX, United States 12-18-12 Member Since 2015

    I just Love the Allure of a Great Romance...a Pair of Rose Colored Glasses...some Fine Wine, and a Subscription to Audible...

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    "Great Christmas Read! Definitely Credit Worthy!"

    While shopping for good Christmas reads, I happened upon "My Kind of Christmas" by Robyn Carr. I had just finished "Bring Me Home for Christmas" and really enjoyed that book by Robyn Carr as well. I would recommend both!
    They are basically uncomplicated and very romantic. If you are in the mood to listen to a "feel good" book, then both of these will do the trick.
    Therese Plummer does an excellent narration of both books.
    Definitely credit worthy!
    Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

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    Andrea Pennsylvania 12-14-12
    Andrea Pennsylvania 12-14-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Great seasonal story"

    I have listened to this entire series all year. Enjoyed the story and the characters. If you like all the others, then you will enjoy the comfort of this book during the Christmas season especially.

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    Kindle Customer RADCLIFF, KY, United States 12-14-12
    Kindle Customer RADCLIFF, KY, United States 12-14-12 Member Since 2014

    Mimmi

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    "Wonderfilled Christmas read ~ Totally enjoyed!"
    Would you listen to My Kind of Christmas again? Why?

    Yes! It was filled with awesome characters, and the whole book was just a feel good read ~ perfect for the holiday season. I loved every second of it!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of My Kind of Christmas?

    Oooh, that'd be telling ~ let me just say it's FILLED with memorable moments. And not just between the hero & heroine. I have so many Robyn Carr books on my Kindle where she's been recommened but I've never gotten around to reading them...I'm now kicking my own butt, and buying other audio and resending those books to myself. Incredible story teller here.


    Which character – as performed by Therese Plummer – was your favorite?

    Angie ~ she might have only been 23, but she's very wise and fun and full of hope and joy and caring ~ while not being a push over for anyone.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When Angie is able to come up with the funds for a recovery surgery for reconstruction surgery for a little girl she is trying to help out ~ it's totally moving.


    Any additional comments?

    The narration was fabulous, the story was awesome, and the supporting characters have sent me seeking out their books ~ that should tell you how great this book was!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Regina SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT, United States 12-13-12
    Regina SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT, United States 12-13-12 Member Since 2015

    Believer in what you can't see

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    "A little like last year's christmas story"
    Would you listen to My Kind of Christmas again? Why?

    Yes, the narrator makes this story come to life. I listened to this series while reading the book and it makes the experience better.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Not thrilled. It reminded me to much of what happened between Shelby and Luke. But I was happy that Patrick ended up with a nice and smart woman.


    Have you listened to any of Therese Plummer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, and all her performances are worth listeining to. She is very restful to listen to and brings the kindness of the character to the surface.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, unfortunately I didn't have the need to listen to the story in one sitting. The story sound to much like last year christmas story.


    Any additional comments?

    Although, the story was very similar to others it is still worth buying and adding it to the rest of the series.

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    Karen San Diego, CA, United States 12-11-12
    Karen San Diego, CA, United States 12-11-12 Member Since 2013
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    "Classic Virgin River!"
    What did you love best about My Kind of Christmas?

    I love the Virgin River Series. I have certain expectations regarding characters and circumstances. This book did not disappoint.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Angie was my favorite character. She is no nonsense and goes after what she wants.


    What does Therese Plummer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Therese Plummer does a great job with the narration. I have become accustomed to her voice. I read the Grace Valley series believe the series would benefit from her narration.


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    Tania Balclutha, New Zealand 12-03-12
    Tania Balclutha, New Zealand 12-03-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Typical Virgin River book"
    What did you like about this audiobook?

    It was narrated by Therese Plummer which was fantastic. I have listened to most of Robyn Carr's Virgin River books. It is fantastic to have the same narrator. I was disappointed with the length of the book. It was a typical Virgin River story. No twists, light entertainment. Within saying this I would still buy the next book as well.


    How has the book increased your interest in the subject matter?

    I enjoy all of the Virgin River books and addicted to the characters.


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