The Christmas Shoes (Christmas Hope #1)



The Christmas Shoes (Christmas Hope #1) Sometimes, the things that can change your life will cross your path in one instant and then, in a fleeting moment, they re gone But if you open your eyes, and watch carefully, you will believe.Robert is a successful attorney who has everything in life and nothing at all Focused on professional achievement and material rewards, Robert is on the brink of losing his marriage He has lost sight of his wife, Kate, their two daughters, and ultimately himself Eight year old Nathan has a beloved mother, Maggie, whom he is losing to cancer But Nathan and his family are building a simple yet full life, and struggling to hold onto every moment they have together A chance meeting on Christmas Eve brings Robert and Nathan together he is shopping for a family he hardly knows and Nathan is shopping for a mother he is soon to lose In this one encounter, their lives are forever altered as Robert learns an important lesson sometimes the smallest things can make all the difference The Christmas Shoes is a universal story of the deeper meaning of serendipity, a tale of our shared humanity, and of how a power greater than ourselves can shape, and even save, our lives. New Read Books The Christmas Shoes (Christmas Hope #1) by Donna VanLiere – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 132 pages
  • The Christmas Shoes (Christmas Hope #1)
  • Donna VanLiere
  • English
  • 09 April 2018
  • 0312289510

10 thoughts on “The Christmas Shoes (Christmas Hope #1)

  1. Julianna says:

    Reviewed for THC ReviewsI had recently been lamenting the fact that I hadn t read a true tear jerker yet this year I have been know to get a bit misty eyed at certain scenes, but it is a rare book that makes me actually shed tears The Christmas Shoes did exactly that andIt made me cry buckets both while reading it and afterwards while merely thinking about it, and again while trying to write this review There is a profound and beautiful message packed into this simple short story It m Reviewed for THC ReviewsI had recently been lamenting the fact that I hadn t read a true tear jerker yet this year I have been k...

  2. Lizzie says:

    LOVED this book So heartwarming and such great messages Most people have heard the song, but the book is even better Completely recommend

  3. Karly *The Vampire Ninja, Luminescent Monster & Wendigo Nerd Goddess of Canada (according to The Hulk)* says:

    2.5 StarsI ve never been much of a seasonal reader I believe 2014 was the first year I read any books set at Christmas time during the holidays other than children s books , but when I saw that my 2015 PopSugar challenge had such an entry, I knew 2014 wouldn t be the last year I did it I don t know how familiar you guys are with the song The Christmas Shoes , I know I ve heard it and the general message is one that I know pretty well but it s not a favourite or anything So imagine my surpri 2.5 StarsI ve never been much of a seasonal reader I believe 2014 was the first year I read any books set at Christmas time during the holidays other than children s books , but when I saw that my 2015 PopSugar challenge had such an entry, I knew 2014 wouldn t be the last year I did it I don t know how familiar you guys are with the song The Christmas Shoes , I know I ve heard it and the general message is one that I know pretty well but it s not a favourite or anything So imagine my surprise when I was scouring my shelves looking for a Christmas book to compl...

  4. Camilla says:

    3.5 stars.

  5. Laura says:

    Yes, this is a teary eyed read, but I am not ashamed to say that I really enjoyed it It reminded me a lot of the theme expressed in Jimmy Stewart s movie, It s a Wonderful Life It will remind you of what s really important in your life I know, while I was reading it today, I blew up my husband s phone with random text messages telling him how much I loved him I like books that inspire me to love my familyand to appreciate them and this book did exactly that I look forward to reading t Yes, this is a teary eyed read, but I am not ashamed to say that I really enjoyed it It reminded me a lot of the theme expressed in Jimmy Stewart s movie, It s a Wonderful Life It will remind you of what s really important in your life I know, while I was reading it today, I blew up my husband s phone with random text messages telling him how much I loved him I like books that inspire me to love my familyand to appreciate them and this book did exactly that I ...

  6. Nathan says:

    This was given to me as a gag gift, and spoiler alert it sucks I suppose you could say that it is somewhat capably written, much in the same way that a high school essay takes a few scattered facts and stretches them out into a full research page paper That s where the positives end The book is filled with enough sugary schmaltz and false sentimentality to send cookie monster into a diabetic coma The character development if you could...

  7. Elizabeth says:

    This novel follows two different characters during a difficult Christmas season A boy, Nathan, learns that his mother is dying of cancer, while a hard working lawyer, Robert, realizes that he has become distanced from his wife and children When a chance encounter brings the boy and the lawyer to the same department store check out line, Robert learns something beautiful about the true meaning of Christmas.I was not expecting this book to be the Great American Novel I was expecting it to be sa This novel follows two different characters during a difficult Christmas season A boy, Nathan, learns that his mother is dying of cancer, while a hard working lawyer, Robert, realizes that he has become distanced from his wife and children When a chance encounter br...

  8. Simply. Sarah says:

    I had to take breaks from this book just so I could cry.

  9. Haley S says:

    Pardon me while I cry my eyes out This book was so good but so sad I definitely criedthan once while reading this short and sweet little story For anyone looking for a Christmas story, this is it All of the plots and characters in it were amazingly written out Donna VanLiere is a great author As soon as I finished this story, I decided that I wanted to read the next book in this series, The Christmas Blessing This second book in the series is about Nathan However, he is grown up no Pardon me while I cry my eyes out This book was so good but so sad I definitely criedthan once while reading this short and sweet little story For anyone looking for a Christmas story, this is it All of the plots and characters in it were amazingly written out Donna VanLiere is a great author As soon as I finished this story, I decided that I wanted to read the next book in this series, The Christmas Blessing This second book in the series is about Nathan However, he is grown up now and not a little eight year old any.The size of the book is perfect for the type of book that it is It wasn t too slow paced, but it wasn t too fast paced It was just right.The cover is sweet too My sister first read this book and when I saw the cover and read the synopsis, I knew I had to read it 5...

  10. Antof9 says:

    I m not sure why I d start reading a book like this on the anniversary of the day my dad died, but I started it yesterday After sobbing through the first half, I put it down to finish it this evening It s one of those short, heartwarming stories where a hardened workaholic learns the true meaning of Christmas, someone dies actually multiple people die , and you really wish it was snowing outside In short, it was lovely, and I cried all the way through it.The perspective change throughout was I m not sure why I d start reading a book like this on the anniversary of the day my dad died, but I started it yesterday After sobbing through the first half, I put it down to finish it this evening It s one of those short, heartwarming stories where a hardened workaholic learns the true meaning of Christmas, someone dies actually multiple people die , and you really wish it was snowing outside In short, it was lovely, and I cried all the way through it.The perspective change throughout...

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