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Christmas by Accident

Di: Camron Wright
Letto da: Caroline Shaffer
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Sintesi dell'editore

Carter is an insurance adjuster whose longing for creative expression spills over sometimes into his accident reports. Abby works for her adoptive father, Uncle Mannie, in the family bookstore, the ReadMore Cafe. Carter barely tolerates Christmas; Abby loves it. She can't wait past October to build her favorite display, the annual Christmas book tree stack, which Carter despises.

When an automobile accident throws Carter and Abby together, Uncle Mannie, who is harboring secrets of his own, sees a chance for lasting happiness for his little girl. But there are so many hurdles, and not much time left. 

Will this Christmas deliver the miracle everyone is hoping for? 

Where love and Christmas are concerned, there are no accidents.

©2018 Camron Wright (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Immagine del profilo di Amanda Buccheri
  • Amanda Buccheri
  • 25/11/2021

Very sweet but a little sad for Christmas

I really loved this story for the most part but I could have done without the sadness. The narration was great and I love that it was told in the third person with multiple character perspectives. I personally loathe first person novels. The writing was exceptionally vivid and I loved the constant use of adjectives, similes and metaphors. Reminded me of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Most modern writers have given up on such techniques.

(Spoilers) The premise of this book was very clever and the characters are very enjoyable. I think it really spoke to me bc I love Christmas and I love to read and write. I loved that Carter got fired for his embellishments and that his creativity led him to Abby. They had great chemistry and I enjoyed both their perspectives. Even tertiary characters like Lenny were very well done.

The book got a little too religious for me at times but that is just my personal opinion. I would have liked to have seen more into Manny and Abby’s life together. And jeez could they have picked a sadder way for her parents to die? 🤦🏻‍♀️ Overall, I def enjoyed this and would def listen to it again!

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Immagine del profilo di Kindle Customer
  • Kindle Customer
  • 18/11/2021

Was this written by a 12 year old?

If you miss your kindergarten teacher or the story corner lady from the library, this is the book for you!
If you are looking for a romance between adults, continue searching.
Let me explain: the narrator reads the story just like a kindergarten teacher with the funny voices and a slightly condescending tone. Would the audio book be better with a different narration? Not really! The author seem to be a very young person who lacks real life experience. Even in small details, the book doesn’t seem to be based in real life.
SOME SPOILERS AHEAD!
Ok, here are some examples of what I’m talking about:
There is a sentence in which she describes one of the MCs, who works at a bookstore, having to deal with old ladies (plural) who did not understand that they couldn’t check out (borrow) books from the bookstore. Have you ever met an old person? Because even when my relatives became senile they still knew what a bookstore was. If anyone is this confused that they don’t know the difference,they shouldn’t be going around on their own.
MC’s uncle is in the hospital. A man appears in the room and said uncle sends MC to go buy mints (candy). Of course, the man was a doctor who was coming to tell the uncle that he is dying. Apparently, the author has never had the experience of having a loved one in the hospital, because MC doesn’t seem to recognize a doctor when she sees one.
The other MC works at a insurance company. He likes to write little novels where a description of damages is required. He has already been chastised about it, but he can’t help himself with writing dramatic (as in “It was a dark and stormy night…”) fiction instead of a succinct report. Has the author ever been to an office? There are lots of people dissatisfied with their job, but nobody goes on doing something they know is going to jeopardize their living.
This same MC finds a photo in one of the damaged cars and instead of adding it to the files to be returned to the owner, he decides to keep the photo, which he takes it out from time to time to look at it and puts it on his desk when writing about her accident, even though he has never met the woman in the photo. Ok, that is not cute! That is not romantic. That is bridging into creepy territory.

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Immagine del profilo di amowens
  • amowens
  • 23/12/2021

This Took a Weird Religious Turn

This started out very basic Christmas story and ended exceptionally religious with no warning.

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  • Reader
  • 18/11/2022

Not bad but just average

Not bad but just average overall, however.. In chapter 11 she says " Quoting a Christmas movie line, you're a strange one Mr. Grinch "... But the famous line from Mr Grinch is usually you're a mean one Mr. Grinch… or even a foul one.. or a vile one… Nowhere does it say you're a STRANGE one Mr. Grinch. Don't authors usually do their homework when they're quoting something? For some reason that really bugged me.

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  • Debbie
  • 06/12/2021

Beauty in the Small Things

This quirky, sweet, sad story will stick with me for a long while . . . Carter, the insurance adjuster, who embellishes on all his accident reports 🤣 because he longs to be a writer . . . and taking close ups of the demolished cars that he writes up, seeing in the wrecked pieces something beautiful . . . that he photographs and hangs on his wall . . . well, he's like the elf in Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer Movie who wants to be a dentist. Nobody gets him . . . until he meets Abby, the owner of one of the cars he is writing up for the insurance company . . . finding her picture in the Ford Fiesta, he tucks it into his pocket. And Abby, who runs the ReadMore Cafe, the family business with her Uncle Mannie, as well as being a copy editor on the side . . . she's the opposite of Carter in many ways: She LOVES Christmas, has been successful in her writing/editing, and has a great relationship with her family (of which only Uncle Mannie remains). A series of unlikely events bring the two together . . . not the least of which is Carter getting fired from the insurance company for his "creative writing" on the accident reports 😂. Yet he is instrumental in getting Abby's denied insurance claim reinstated, meeting her Uncle Mannie . . . setting into motion a wonderful, strange and preordained set of happenings that make this book an absolute delight to listen to. Don't miss this one! It is a jewel!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01/04/2021

Sweet

This is just a simple, sweet listen. Not an intense theme or plot, but definitely makes the listener think about the importance & value of life & relationships.

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  • dean rode
  • 23/12/2019

heartwarming

loved this light hearted Christmas story! zero pointless fluff, just good characters and a good story. just what I needed today!

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Immagine del profilo di January
  • January
  • 28/11/2022

Almost Too Real!

Christmas by Accident by Camron Wright
4h 57m narrated by Caroline Shaffer, 240 pages

Genre:Holiday > Christmas; Romance > Contemporary Romance, Clean Romance; Adult Fiction, Realistic Fiction

Featuring: Insurance Adjuster, Bookstore Café, Christmas in October, Writing, Recipes

Rating as a movie: PG

Songs for the soundtrack: "Santa Baby," "O Holy Night"

My rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½🎄

My thoughts: This could have been 5 stars but I don't like biting my nails.

Recommend to others?: Yes. Overall a fun unpredictable story.

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Immagine del profilo di Guy's Girl
  • Guy's Girl
  • 21/11/2022

Car Crashes

What a sweet Christmas romance. Carter, Abby and Uncle Mannie are all well rounded characters that you can’t help but love. The romantic sparks are more of a slow burn than an explosion but are there all the same. The narrator does a good job telling the story.

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  • Craftyagentmom
  • 28/06/2022

Enjoyable Christmas Story

Not deep, but just a sweet Christmas story. Loved the recipe collection at the end. Great little read.

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  • Stephanie Jenkins
  • 03/12/2022

A slightly different Christmas story

A slightly different Christmas story

Worth 5 stars, for the recipes at the very end, alone

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  • Ali NR
  • 24/10/2022

lovely light Christmas tale

a nice heart warming story without being overly sweet with a sprinkle of humour

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 15/06/2022

Disappointing,more creepy than heartwarming

1st half was interesting,mildly funny then it just gets creepy,he has kept the photo of one of the car crash victims,why? Then there's more and more descriptions of the uncle trying to hide his terminal illness ,followed by drama trying to bring characters together after a heart attack,followed by the uncle's death. I skipped ahead mildly curious what would happen but there are recipes as small chapters at the end which is weird for an audiobook.Narrator was okay except for the Asian roommate & a colleague which was a bit too often.I thought it would be an easy going book & then the creepiness & progressing illness descriptions just turned me off it,there are better options on the Plus catalogue that are funnier & less boring & more light-hearted with better narration.(Plus One pact & Home Shopped Holiday for example) I'm tempted not to finish it 3/4 of the way through & having listened to the final chapter,I don't think I care enough about the characters tbh...