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Snowflakes at Mistletoe Cottage

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Esme's world has crashed around her, so she heads home to lick her wounds. Meeting up with old flame Joe is an added bonus. A good 2nd chance story set at Christmas. Good story overall, and I like this author, but must admit this wasn't my favorite by her. Had a little trouble liking the characters, which slowed me down a bit and skimmed at times. Would give 3.5 overall. Would still recommend.
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Thank you to the publisher for my eARC copy of this book. Unfortunately I didn’t love this book and therefore didn’t finish, I just didn’t connect with this one. Not for me, sorry.
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I fell in love with Esme, and loved being with her as she pieced her life back together. This is a scrumptious festive read, and Katie Ginger has proven again that she is the Queen of the slow-burn romance. Highly recommended.
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The writing style was really entertaining, and the story was kinda sweet . However , I didn't enjoy it that much . 
The characters were mostly annoying . 
It took me weeks to finish this book , even though I am a really fast reader .
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I love a good Christmas read, and this one was so enjoyable! This is a great second chance romance book. This book will get you in the mood for the holidays. The characters are great, and it is so charming. I recommend checking it out!
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Thank you Netgalley for the chance to read this book in exchange for an honest review. I am a  fan of books in this genre, so I was very much looking forward to reading this one. I was not dissapointed and both the plot and characters gripped me from the start. I will definitley aim to read another by this author. Highly reccomended!
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This was my first book by Katie Ginger and I really enjoyed it! I liked all the characters (apart from the ones you weren’t supposed to like), I liked the story, I liked the writing - thoroughly enjoyed it all. NetGalley has approved my requests for a couple of other books by Katie and I genuinely can’t wait to read them.
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I enjoyed this Christmas read about a food technologist who has lost everything - her job, her boyfriend, and her home - abs moves back to her hometown. I really enjoyed the blogging aspect that she started while living back home and the recipes that she was cooking were fun!  All of the characters I really enjoyed as well. This is a perfect read for Christmas time!
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Not for me. I struggled to get into it and as a result didn’t really enjoy it all that much unfortunately
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Liked this book - nice characters, nice friends, not portraying perfect lives by any means - fun and easy to read.
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This is a perfect book for the holiday season, packed with Christmas love and cheer.  I truly enjoyed reading this book because it upped my mood and spirits and helped me remember the reason and magic of the holiday season.  I would highly recommend adding this book to your holiday reading list; it is like reading a Hallmark movie!  This book is seriously adorable and will have you swooning over your peppermint hot chocolate!
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Unfortunately, I have not been able to read and review this book.

After losing and replacing my broken Kindle and getting a new phone I was unable to download the title again for review as it was no longer available on Netgalley. 

I’m really sorry about this and hope that it won’t affect you allowing me to read and review your titles in the future.

Thank you so much for giving me this opportunity. 
Natalie.
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On a grey London day, Esme’s world crumbles around her when she loses her glitzy job on a top TV programme, her gorgeous, city-slicker boyfriend and her stunning apartment, all in one fell swoop just before Christmas.

Esme is forced suddenly to move back to her sleepy home town of Sandchester, and despite the snow blanketing the roof and the fairy lights that twinkle in her rustic little cottage, everything is looking bleak. That is until she reconnects with an old crush and finds herself unexpectedly getting swept away.

But Joe, handsome and charming as he is, is not all he seems. Esme soon realises that he has a tragic past which he just might not be able to overcome…

Surrounded by her loving, if hare-brained, family and with the support of her hilarious friends, Esme is determined to have a go at forging her own path, even if it all comes to nothing. But one question still lingers in her mind: will she find someone to kiss under the mistletoe this Christmas?
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This book was such a great, holiday read! its definitely going to be a book I pick up again at Christmas! Its cute, heartfelt, endearing.. I just really loved it!
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A feel good cozy cozy read. Bringing you right into the story, you relate with the characters and feel like you're in the story. The story is full of hope, determination and love.
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"On a grey London day, Esme’s world crumbles around her when she loses her glitzy job on a top TV programme, her gorgeous, city-slicker boyfriend and her stunning apartment, all in one fell swoop just before Christmas."

I adore the coming home stories. Esme feels like she has hit rock bottom and life it at it's biggest low. This is about picking up the pieces when you feel like there is nothing left. Reconnecting with the people that you thought were long gone and just getting on with life and creating something amazing out of nothing. 

Such a cosy and festive read.
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When Esme is sacked from her job as a food technologist on a prestige TV show she is gutted.... her recipe was stolen by the show presenter who tried to pass it off as her own and the producers believed her rather than Esme.   Then she gets dumped by her boyfriend and has to go back home to Sandchester and her parents feeling a total failure!   Needing somewhere to live she rents the rundown Mistletoe cottage which doesn't even have any heating and reconnects with Joe who she knew from school.   With some help from her London friends she sets up a vlog but can she really move on and make a life here or will the bright lights still be beckoning and what about the ex who regrets his actions?

A lovely warm book, you are really rooting for Esme from the beginning and I loved the way all her friends from London would come down on mass to support her.  Perfect book to curl up in front of a fire with
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I received this in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Who doesn't love a Christmas story, whatever the time of the year? They are the ultimate feel good stories and a bit of festive Christmas romance never goes amiss. 

I genuinely enjoyed this story and would definitely consider picking up another novel by the delightful Katie Ginger in the future.
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Titles don't usually affect my opinion of a book, but I already had a warm impression of this book just by its cover and title.  Doesn't "Snowflakes at Mistletoe Cottage" evoke all the images of the perfect Christmas?

But that's not the way the story starts for our heroine, Esme. She's lost her prestigious job on a TV program, her handsome boyfriend and her to-die-for apartment, and it all happens just before Christmas.   What's a girl to do, but escape to the small town where she grew up, and lick her wounds?  Back in Sandchester, she starts a food blog/vlog and runs into a guy she crushed on years before. 

This is a book that just makes you feel good when you read it. Katie Ginger is a terrific writer, and has created some wonderful characters in this book (Esme's mom had me rolling-on-the-floor with laughter.)  The development of the relationships in the book, the overcoming of hardships, and the happy outcome turn into a wonderful story that makes a terrific weekend read!
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Snowflakes at Mistletoe Cottage was a great feel good Christmassy read, I loved it and struggled to put it down. Esme faced each of the obstacles in her way, not giving up hope or determination and staying positive. A fab book.
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