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Comfort & Joy
Comfort Joy
Author: Kristin Hannah
Joy Candellaro once loved Christmas more than any other time of the year. Now, as the holiday approaches, she is at a crossroads in her life; recently divorced and alone, she can’t summon the old enthusiasm for celebrating. So without telling anyone, she buys a ticket and boards a plane bound for the beautiful Pacific Northwest. When an un...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780345483799
ISBN-10: 0345483790
Publication Date: 10/31/2006
Pages: 272
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 162 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 2
Thought provoking book-quick read
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I really enjoyed it. The ending was a surprise.
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Another great book by this author. Surprising twist.
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OK, I indulge in a romance novel once in a while. They are usually way too predictable. This one surprised me in a good way.

The characters are believable and likeable. The situation is fraught with emotion. We, the readers, are allowed to evaluate the action and make up our own minds.
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Excellent book. Lots of surprises. Have tissues on hand!
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smileen avatar reviewed Comfort & Joy on + 242 more book reviews
What a wonderful story! I kept thinking something strange was going to happen all through the story. It turned into almost a fairy tale! Very different than all the Kristin Hannah books lately! Sometimes you just need to take stock of your life and regroup, and that's how Joy was feeling when she set off for a new adventure. Things didn't quite go as planned..or did they/ It was a lovely, magical book!
MKSbooklady avatar reviewed Comfort & Joy on + 925 more book reviews
A quick read, just be prepared to suspend your beliefs for this one.
Kristalo avatar reviewed Comfort & Joy on + 70 more book reviews
This book was incredible. It's one of the stories you would never believe, but you can when reading it. Powerful and haunting.
joanie99 avatar reviewed Comfort & Joy on + 10 more book reviews
It was a nice story. My preference is mystery; however, this was a good book for pure escapeism. I doubt I will read any more of her books, but I would recommend the book for any one who is looking for something "feel good" and light.
robinmy avatar reviewed Comfort & Joy on + 2028 more book reviews
Joy Candellaro's life fell apart after finding her sister in bed with her husband. Since her subsequent divorce, she has decided that she should do some traveling that she has always dreamed about. But when her plane crashes on the way to her destination, Joy walks away from the crash and decides to start her life over. Joy finds a small fishing resort where she rents a room. The resort is owned by Daniel O'Shea and his young son, Bobby. Bobby's mother died recently. The boy is lonely and quickly bonds with Joy.

This is a quick Christmas read. I had a hard time with Joy's sister and ex-husband. I would have walked away from them too if I was in that situation. This story was entertaining and liked the twist at the end. My rating: 3.5 Stars.
redbookworm avatar reviewed Comfort & Joy on + 6 more book reviews
This book was really very enjoyable and different from your everyday romance. There was quite a twist in it and a very surprising ending, which totally took me by surprise and caught me off guard. I had to go back and reread parts - it was fun and easy to read and I thouroughly enjoyed this book, would definitely recommend it to anyone! loved it.
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I love it. I was so surprised as I am sure everyone else was or will be. Enjoyed it Very Much.