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The Christmas Wedding
The Christmas Wedding
Author: James Patterson, Richard DiLallo
The tree is decorated, the cookies are baked, and the packages are wrapped, but the biggest celebration this Christmas is Gaby Summerhill's wedding. Since her husband died three years ago, Gaby's four children have drifted apart, each consumed by the turbulence of their own lives. They haven't celebrated Christmas together since thei...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780316097390
ISBN-10: 031609739X
Publication Date: 10/17/2011
Pages: 304
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 158 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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steelergirl83 avatar reviewed The Christmas Wedding on + 54 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 8
The Christmas Wedding is my first James Patterson book and I'm happy to say I enjoyed it. It's definitely a story to get you in the Christmas mood with family, snow, weddings and of course love! Although it's a full-length novel this reads like a novella. Each of Gaby's children are introduced and each have situations and struggles that they face that somehow get resolved right at Christmas so there's not much room for development. The romantic element is a little unbelievable--Gaby strings along three potential grooms and they don't seem to mind or question her, hence the three star review. I definitely kept wondering who the groom was going to be and by the end I was glad she chose who she did. However Patterson's ability to weave a story that's centered around true-to-life characters is, I'm sure, one of the reasons why he's a bestselling romance (and suspense!) author.

Be warned, there is strong language throughout but The Christmas Wedding is still a pleasant read just in time for the holidays!
patticake1951 avatar reviewed The Christmas Wedding on + 163 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I love books like this! The chapters are short which makes reading it such a pleasure. A fun concept that kind of reminds me of the book that Nicholas Sparks wrote - I think it was called "The Wedding". I loved that book!
barbelaine1 avatar reviewed The Christmas Wedding on + 47 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Disappointing. Full of cliches. The main character and her Christmas mystery was the most annoying woman I've met in a book. I seriously doubt Patterson wrote any of this drivel.
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Helpful Score: 1
A very fun book with a bit of romance and suspense. What made the book truly great was getting to know the entire family - the good and the bad, the happy and the sad. A lot happened in this little book, but it read like a much larger novel with a very satisfying finish.
justcyn avatar reviewed The Christmas Wedding on + 148 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This was actually the first book I've read by this author. I was expecting alittle more of a twist at the announcement of whom Gaby was going to marry. Glad I got this book from the library instead of using a credit even thou I would've gotten it back considering all the wishers for this book.
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vickyt avatar reviewed The Christmas Wedding on + 4 more book reviews
This book is excellent. It captures the imagination and the creativity to having a truly magical Christmas.
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I loved it. Another story from James Patterson anyone can enjoy. Keeps you guessing right up to the end.
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This was a nice, quick read, but had too many characters and not enough depth to the story line.