A Becharmed Callie Christmas Receives Numerous Five-Star Reviews

A Becharmed Callie Christmas Receives Numerous Five-Star Reviews

I recently checked my book listing on Amazon and saw that A Becharmed Callie Christmas has received a lot of five-star reviews, so I wanted to share them with you. Thank you so much for the reviews!

Jesse Presgraves

5.0 out of 5 stars A great book, I’d love to read more

Reviewed in the United States on November 28, 2023

A Becharmed Callie Christmas by JDR Hawkins is a Christmas time tale told during the time of the Civil War in the USA. Callie is a young woman who is outspoken and pampered and determined to have a large Christmas party, despite low funds and a looming war. She realizes by the end that the war is closer than she ever thought and has to come to terms with what that means for her, her family and her home in Alabama. I greatly enjoyed this story and the accurate depictions of people and places during the Civil War. A tale told from a female author like this feels rare, and it was a pleasure to read. It really gave a different kind of life to the female lead, which helped me to love the story even more. I would absolutely love to check out more by this author.

Sanjin

VINE VOICE

5.0 out of 5 stars Not your typical Christmas cookie-cutter story

Reviewed in the United States on December 6, 2023

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It’s nearly Christmas time so it’s time to get in a holiday mood! However, this is not your typical Christmas cookie-cutter story. It’s a tale set against the backdrop of the looming Civil War. The evocative portrayal of the pre-Civil War Southern atmosphere is outstanding, and the author skillfully weaves the opulence of the Copeland estate with the tension of the times. Despite minor pacing issues, the novel successfully transports readers to a bygone era. It’s an interesting and different take on Christmas novels and some readers might not like it because they want a more classic Christmas story, but this was spot-on for me. Excellent book!

Mayra Comolli

5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing novel

Reviewed in the United States on December 12, 2023

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A Becharmed Callie Christmas by JDR Hawkins is an amazing novel for this time of the year. This Christmas tale told during the time of the Civil War in the USA is not the typical story everyone reads; however, it is a wonderful opportunity to have a different pleasant read while waiting for December 25th. I really enjoyed the fact that the plot gave a different kind of life to the female lead. I would love to follow this author from now onwards.

A Cannady

5.0 out of 5 stars A sweet and addicting read

Reviewed in the United States on November 22, 2023

In “A Becharmed Callie Christmas,” J. D. R. Hawkins brings us Callie Mae Copeland, a girl you’ll quickly become enamored with! Although she’s spoiled as the daughter of a rich landowner, Callie’s dealing with the challenges that come with being a teenager while the country is on the brink of the Civil War. She wants to do what she can to help, but coming from the perspective of a pampered teen, her ideas of helping aren’t always appreciated. Over the course of the story, Callie must deal with the changes to her family and status, falling in love, losing those she loves, and realizing that in the great big world, her life and problems aren’t as big as she thought.

Michele Klawitter

5.0 out of 5 stars Loved this

Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2023

In “A Becharmed Callie Christmas,” J. D. R. Hawkins weaves a tale set against the backdrop of the Civil War, focusing on Callie Mae Copeland, an affluent landowner’s pampered daughter. As she navigates the challenges of adolescence, Callie is determined to make the Copeland’s Christmas party a memorable event. However, the looming war casts a shadow of uncertainty over her world. The story delves into themes of love, loss, and the profound impact of historical events on individual lives, leaving readers pondering the unpredictable nature of fate.

In other news, A Becharmed Callie Christmas is being featured on AllAuthor. Here is the link:

A Becharmed Callie Christmas: A Story of the Civil War (The Renegade Series) by Julie Hawkins (allauthor.com)

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