Title: In A Holidaze
Author: Christina Lauren
Series: Stand Alone
Published By: Gallery Books (October 6, 2020)
Source: ARC Provided by the Publisher (in exchange for an honest review)
My Rating: 5 Stars!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…but thirty-year-old Maelyn Jones is in the midst of a major crisis. She’s living with her mom, hates her boring job, and has yet to make any romantic progress with Andrew, the friend she’s been in love with for the last thirteen years.
But perhaps worst of all, this is the last Christmas Mae will be at her favorite place in the world—the Utah cabin where she and her family have spent every holiday since she was born. Devastated as she drives away from the cabin for the final time, Mae throws out what she thinks is a simple wish to the universe: show me what will make me happy.
The next thing she knows there’s a screech of tires and metal, followed by Mae gasping awake…on an airplane bound for Utah. Now Mae has the chance to live the holidays all over again but with one disaster after another sending her repeatedly back in time, she has to figure out how to end this strange holiday loop and get Andrew under the mistletoe. Otherwise, she’s going to need a miracle.
With Christina Lauren’s trademark “heartfelt and funny” (Kirkus Reviews) prose, this swoon-worthy romance will make you believe in the power of wishes and the magic of the holidays.
Is there anything better than a sweet, slow burn romance from Christina Lauren on a long lazy weekend? I think not!
I always love their books, it isn't a secret how deliciously good they are but there was just something that really spoke to me with In A Holidaze. Something that moved me to tears, had me choked up, smiling ear to ear and never wanting the story to end. Something so endearing it weaseled it's way right into my very heart and mind and I'm a better person because of it.
This was exactly what I needed when I needed it without me even knowing it. Maisie and Mandrew, were exactly who I needed. Their story, their history, the slow burn, that family, ever single one of them. It was all so magical, so real, so raw, and completely what I love about all their books.
*All thoughts and opinions are my own and were not influenced by the author or publisher. I was not compensated for this review.*