The Christmas Dog is a heart warming book that should help the reader prepare her own heart for the Christmas season. It is one of those books to curl up by the fire with on a cold winter evening after a busy day of shopping, cooking, or decorating the house. The Christmas Dog tells a story of three people – each one alone and misunderstood as Christmas approaches.  Because of their own pain and fears, each of them has chosen isolation and made erroneous judgments about the others. Fortunately, a stray dog forces them to interact and they soon learn the power of forgiveness and the importance of looking past the surface to find the true person within. Both poignant and humorous, The Christmas Dog is perfect for the Christmas season.

I highly recommend The Christmas Dog but since I don’t want to reveal too much, I will leave it for you to read it for yourself.

“Available at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.”



Betty Kowalski isn’t looking forward to the holidays. She just can’t seem to find Christmas in her heart. Maybe it’s because her husband is gone. Maybe it’s because she’s missing her children. Or maybe it has something to do with her obnoxious new neighbor, who seems to be tearing his house apart and rearranging it on the lawn.

But when a mangy dog appears at her doorstep, the stage is set for Betty to learn what Christmas is really all about.

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