Title: Comfort and Joy
Author: Kristin Hannah
Genre: Realistic Fiction, Fantasy
Plot: This is Joy Candellario’s first Christmas alone. She’s recently divorced and having trouble with her sister. Desperate for change, Joy buys a last minute plane ticket to go anywhere but home. But the plane crashes and Joys finds a way to walk to the nearest town. There she meets Daniel and Bobby, a father and son who’ve recently lost their wife/mother. Joy tries to help them heal while trying to find healing for herself. When Joy leaves Daniel and Bobby, she finds her sister to try to make peace. But her heart still longs to return to Daniel and Bobby. Can Joy find peace? Can she find a way to move on?
Rating: 4.5 – a sweet story about family
Opinion: This was such a sweet story. I had reservations about this book since I’d read another book by this author and it was kinda sad. I went into this book expecting the same thing. There was a moment in the book where I thought ‘oh crap! No,you can’t do this to me!’ But the moment worked itself out beautifully. I read that part during my lunch break and was mad that I couldn’t finish the book then and there. The author did a good job with writing that plot twist. There were a few things that didn’t add up at first but it all makes sense after a certain point in the book. I was glad this book had a happy ending, too. This book definitely needed that sweet ending. This book was a book club recommended book from a book club that I recently joined. I highly recommend this book for anyone who needs a sweet holiday book.