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Publisher's Summary

With the countdown to Christmas underway, interior designer Jackie Frost is surprised to receive an urgent phone call from Santa Claus requesting her help. Once at the North Pole, Jackie gets swept up into Santa's crazy plan to makeover Christmas Central as a surprise for Mrs. Claus.

Several things test Jackie's devotion to the Claus family as the renovations get underway, not the least of which is having to work alongside master craftsman Dean Bradshaw. Dean is handsome, smart, funny, and he has an absolute gift for building things. But what worries Jackie is what he's taking apart, namely the walls she's built up around her heart.

©2015 Caroline Mickelson (P)2016 Caroline Mickelson

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Funny Story

This was a delightful surprise provided via audiobook boom. I enjoyed this story of Santa intervening to get Jack Frost daughter married to a long time friend of Santa's son Nic. The makeover of the living quarters started out as a surprise for Mrs. Clause but the end result was a sweet HEA. No sex or strong language but a great story. So if you want to listen to a quick love story that has lots of fun and twist then this is a good one to listen to.

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Sweet Christmas romance

I loved listening to this sweet sassy story. For just about the entire time I was smiling. Carly Robins did a wonderful job of narrating this story. Between the 2 of these ladies they did a wonderful job and really know how to bring a christmasy love story to life. The antics of the elves and of Mr. and Mrs. Clause just made the story so much more lovable.

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What better way to kick off December than a holiday audiobook!!! Caroline Mickelson is a storytelling wonder when it comes to feel good romantic comedies. She does a great job of developing characters and feeding the story to the reader in bits...leaving them wondering and wanting more. She develops characters in a way that makes the reader care about the outcome. This audiobook is perfect to listen to while shopping or wrapping presents or any other holiday task.

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The Christmas Makeover

This was a short ,sweet fun story.Carly Robins narrated it nicely. When Santa calls his friend,an interior decorator,she runs right away to help him with a gift for Mrs Claus. There is also a contractor brought in.Snowy sparks fly.“I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.”

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The Fixer Uppers of the North Pole

THE CHRISTMAS MAKEOVER was a cute cozy Christmas story. While Jackie Frost and Dean Bradshaw were thrown together by Santa under the guise of redecorating for Mrs. Claus, I think maybe Santa and Mrs. Claus and the elves were really trying to fix up Jackie and Dean. This was a relaxing, easy, and fun story written by Caroline Mickelson. It was a good listen to get into the Christmas spirit. You can't go wrong here.

I thought Carly Robins' narration was wonderful. She has a nice, warm voice and is also a talented reader. She made a good story even better with her fluid vocal skills.

“This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobookboom”

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Cute Holiday Morsel

Even though you know, within the first few minutes of listening, exactly where this story is going to go, it is an enjoyable, quick listen. My only criticism of the story is that it may be too quick; you're pretty sure you know what's going to happen, but aren't given a chance to relish the development of the relationship as things proceed so quickly.

Carly Robins provides a smooth, enjoyable listen. I especially love what she has done to distinguish all those elf voices -- that could not have been easy! There were a couple of passages in which I found her breaths distracting; this was the first time I'd listened to a book on my phone, though, so this could have been due to a limitation of the phone's speakers, and I didn't notice it throughout the story.

Highly recommend for a light, short, not too smarmy holiday read. I recall nothing that would have made me blush for my grandma or daughter to hear, so I give it an A family-friendly grade.

I received this copy for free at my own request.

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cute story

great holiday fun. I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher

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Right on Par for Mickelson Fans

Where does The Christmas Makeover rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I always enjoy a sweet romantic comedy.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Christmas Makeover?

When Dean calls Wraps and asks him to tell Mrs. C to come to the cottage. Funny!

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

Yes. I enjoy her light hearted approach. She communicates the author's intent very nicely.

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Ms. Mickelson is known for her fun, romantic short stories. I cold see these on the Hallmark channel. Like the Good Witch series. Wholesome family fun

I received a copy free via audiobook boom in exchange for an unbiased review.

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I like a good short story every once in awhile. I found this one to be short and sweet. What's not to like the daughter of Jack Frost redecorating the North Pole home of Santa as a surprise for mrs clause. Throw in a tummy builder and you have a lovely little romance. Not rated x more like pg. received this book free of charge in order to give an honest review.

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Short but Very Sweet!!

What did you love best about The Christmas Makeover?

I loved the whole idea of falling in love at Christmas. Santa, Mrs Clause, and of course the elves were an added bonus!

What other book might you compare The Christmas Makeover to and why?

I am not sure about a book to compare it to but i would compare it to the movie Santa Baby,

Which scene was your favorite?

My favorite scene was when Santa announced the engagement and it left the two flabbergasted.

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

Yes, it was too short to need or want a break

Any additional comments?

"This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast."