Monday, January 6, 2020

BOOK REVIEW- Waiting for a Miracle by Jennifer Wilck *


Benjamin Cohen, widowed father of six-year-old Jessie, is doing his best to hold it together through order and routine. The last thing he needs is his matchmaker mother to set him up with her next door neighbor, no matter how attractive she is.

Rachel Schaecter's dream of becoming a foster mother is right within her grasp, until her meddlesome neighbor tries to set her up with her handsome son. What's worse? He's the father of her favorite kindergarten student! She can't afford to let anything come between her and her dream, no matter how gorgeous he may be.

Can these two determined people trust in the miracle of Hanukkah to let love and light into their lives?   AMAZON LINK
                                          3 STARS

I found this book to be short, charming.  It had pretty good main characters but they weren't super deep.  It was a good Holiday story that didn't take too long to read.  
I agree with another reviewer that it would have been nice if there had been more to Benjamin and Rachel's story.  Where did they go from there ?  But at least they have a good start.   It was different to read a story that revolves around Hanukkah.  I'm not Jewish but that was a sweet start of a romance during that time.  Come to think of it, that's exactly how it felt, like a starter story.

"I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.”

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