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Along Came Holly

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Grumpy sunshine, need I say more? Pranks abound when two neighboring shop owners are at odds on how to celebrate the holiday season. Along Came Holly is swoon worthy with Declan the grumpy hardware shop owner who has more going on in his personal life than anyone could imagine, and Holly who just wants to win the Festival of Lights competition. I love when prank wars just turn into all out flirting, the rivalry creates delicious tension between the characters.

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This was a festive Christmas read! The romance was great, and I liked all the characters in the book!

I received an e-ARC from the publisher.

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I was so excited to receive this arc just in time for christmas! One of the standout features of Hall's writing is her ability to create well-rounded and relatable characters. Each personality is intricately developed, making them feel like old friends by the time the story concludes. Holly, the central character, is particularly endearing with her quirks and flaws, making her journey one that resonates with readers on a profound level.

The plot is expertly paced, providing a perfect balance of lighthearted moments and more poignant ones. The themes of self-discovery, love, and the power of community are interwoven seamlessly, creating a narrative that is not only entertaining but also thought-provoking. Hall's writing style is both accessible and engaging, making "Along Came Holly" a novel that readers of various tastes can appreciate.

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I loved every bit of this, as much as I wanted to push Declan’s cranky ass down in the snow and force hot cocoa down his throat! Man, did he have The Grinch role down pat. Holly was hilarious and feisty and I was so happy to get more glimpses of Nick and Noel and Merry and Clark!!! I can totally see myself rereading this series every few Christmases, a definite seasonal favorite!!!!

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Thank you to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Casablanca for the eARC! This is one of my favorites series and I was so excited to read the final installment! The perfect blend of holiday romcom and spice! These are excellent, and Along Came Holly is just as good if not better than the rest of the series!

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This was such a cute holiday read. It had me laughing and spooning at the same time. These characters were easy to grow in love, and the story in atmosphere was just perfect for the winter time. It is a must read for your Christmas shelf.

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I absolutely adored this book just like the other two books in the series! It was the perfect read for the holiday season. The story was super romantic. Loved the characters as well! Thank you to netgalley and the publisher for providing this book in exchange for my review!!

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i was super excited for this one bc i loved theres something about merry but this one didnt stand out to me very much! it was cute but also entirely too long.

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This was my second book of this series and Codi Hall has done it again. I loved all of the characters and Declan had the grinch attitude perfected! Holly was feisty and hilarious and I enjoyed reading more with Nick/Noel & Merry/Clark. The perfect Christmas read!

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This was a fantastic holiday romance. I liked the plot and the characters were a lot of fun. Very much recommend this book.

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Holly is the lowest person in Melestoe, and her neighbor on the main street is the Grinch. As she puts up decorations he puts up zero. At night though she goes into his hardware store and decorates his window and what a display it is, she also puts up lights. Having to ask for his help only makes them spend more time together and she finds more out about him which wants her to make him want to see to Christmas spirit. Declan slowly begins to thaw and a lot of it is because of Holly but also because he can deal with the past with his parents. This is a really good story with good characters.

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I didn't love this one but I also didn't hate this one. However I'm not sure how I feel about this one.

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Perfection. I’m obsessed with the winters family and I can’t wait to see where the series goes. Adorable

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Usually I love grumpy/sunshine romances but this one wasn’t a home run for me. It was because I didn’t really click with the characters. Despite that, I know other readers who would enjoy it and I would definitely recommend it to them

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Along Came Holly by Codi Hall is book 3 of the Mistletoe Romance series. This story is cute, but the was a little slow. While I've loved the other books in this series, I wasn't a huge fan of Holly and Declan. However, I'm looking forward to seeing where this series goes during the holidays!

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Given how much I loved Nick and Noel’s Christmas playlist I thought I would enjoy this a lot but honestly I have to say I’m a little disappointed.

The grumpy sunshine trope did not hit like I thought it would and the grumpy guy was just making me, get more pissed at him sometimes. The pacing was a bit slow but I was fine with it!

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Omg!! I completely fell in love with Holly and Declan!

Having read the 1st 2 books in the Mistletoe Romance series, I just had to read this one for the holiday season. I absolutely loved it. I really hope this isn't the final book in this series!

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Another Christmas rom-com in the books! I have read the other 2 books in this series, and its become such a comfort to me to dive into this world of Codi Hall's during my holiday prep.

Unfortunately, this one was not my favorite. It was steamy and flirty, but I just felt like the characters and dialogue weren't that great this time around. I did also listen to this on Audio at times and did not enjoy the narration, so please consider that when reading this because I may have liked it better had I not listened to the audio copy.

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This rom-com story had me laughing and swooning in equal measure. It’s all about Holly Winters, a lover of all things Christmas, and Declan, the man who owns the hardware store next door and can’t stand the holiday.

They start a prank war which eventually leads to friendship and then well…love. It’s one of my favorite romance Christmas books of 2023. I just fell hard for both of them. *Gifted by Sourcebooks

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If you’re looking for a holiday Rom-Com then this is the perfect book. Codi Hall writes likeable characters and her story lines are always always amazing.

This grumpy sunshine book with dual point of views is perfect to just snuggle and read.

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