Christmas Reflections

As a teenager Juliet Swanson couldn t wait to get out of her home town of Glenville, WA and move to the big city She moved to California to attend college, and then went to work for a large corporation It didn t take her long to realize that clawing her way up the ladder at others expense wasn t the life she wanted She moved back to her home town, fell in love with theAs a teenager Juliet Swanson couldn t wait to get out of her home town of Glenville, WA and move to the big city She moved to California to attend college, and then went to work for a large corporation It didn t take her long to realize that clawing her way up the ladder at others expense wasn t the life she wanted She moved back to her home town, fell in love with the family feel of living there and has a close knit group of girlfriends she shares everything with Now if she could only find a way to make her dream career a reality she would have it all, except for Mr Right Colton Weatherly is a city guy who eats and breaths his career as a project manager for a acquisitions corporation He is assigned to acquire the Glenville Ski Resort, along with the Schwartz Christmas Tree Farm By his estimation it will be an easy close, and he plans to wrap it up in one short weekend What he didn t plan on was butting heads with Juliet, who is not the average local girl Reflecting on one s life can sometimes lead to discovering a path you never knew existed.
Christmas Reflections As a teenager Juliet Swanson couldn t wait to get out of her home town of Glenville WA and move to the big city She moved to California to attend college and then went to work for a large corporatio

  • Title: Christmas Reflections
  • Author: Joanne Jaytanie
  • ISBN: 9781503082526
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Christmas Reflections”

    1. For those who have grown in small towns or small communities, you dream of escaping one day and moving to the big city and getting out of the town as you don't want to be stuck in the same place forever, the thought of it is daunting. For Juliet Swanson, she grew up in the small town and then went off to college and moved to the City where she got a job working for a big firm. What Juliet then discovered was that she wasn't keen on the bustle and hustle of the city and moved back home to Glenvil [...]

    2. Since having been introduced to this author I find it a pleasure to open her books and see what she has written to delight me next. This one is in a collection but is the first one of it. The character Juliet has thought her small town would not be somewhere she would not want to live in forever but funny how life will change things for you. Having gone back she now has some wonderful friends and they are about to go on a road together that will be adventurous and dreams to fulfill. Glenville ha [...]

    3. CURL UP AND ENJOY THIS CHRISTMAS READi loved the idea of this book and was even happier to find out this is a series -- ok so juliet and her friends decide to sell their homes chip in and buy the towns christmas tree farm since the owners are retiring- they each plan on starting a business there- juliet decides to call hers christmas reflections since she makes beautiful pieces -- all is going well she even gets a puppy called holly till colton arrives on the scene this city boy has 1 agenda - g [...]

    4. Juliet, Annie, Lindsay and Adelaide have decided to buy the Christmas tree farm. This is the first book in the series and revolves around Juliet. Working on the remodel of her new home and store. Designing and creating her stained glass items for the opening of the tree farm that they have renamed Forever Christmas Juliet feels they are making wonderful progress. Then Colton Weatherly shows up. He was sent to town to but the ski resort and the tree farm for the company he works for. He thought i [...]

    5. I truly loved this heartwarming Christmas Novella. When a tree farm in town goes up for sale 4 girlfriends decide to sell their own homes and purchase the tree farm together where each will showcase their own talents and keep this farm as an important part of their small town.This book focuses on Juliet, who's store Christmas Reflections, shows off her work with Stained Glass Art and her brand new puppy, Holly. At the same time as the tree farm goes on sale, the ski hill in town is also on sale [...]

    6. In their small hometown of Glenville, the Christmas Tree farm is going for sale. The townspeople are distraught because they don't want a big corporation to come in and destroy their town. Juliet and her friends come up with the idea of selling their homes and businesses and purchasing the farm together. Juliet is busy working in her stained glass shop when a man comes trying to buy the town ski resort and the tree farm. She in no uncertain terms tells him that is NOT going to happen. Colton is [...]

    7. Christmas TraditionsJuliet was a very active resident of Glenville, a town she loved. When her neighbors finally decided to retire Juliet and her girlfriends decide to buy the Christmas tree farm and combine all their businesses together.Colton works for a large corporation in Seattle that wants to purchase the local ski resort. His trip to Glenville to make that purchase happen leads to a major change in his life, one he could have never seen coming.What did I like? This was a treat to read, qu [...]

    8. Beautiful story of friends coming together to save the town christmas tree farm. I absolutely loved this story, from the town to the characters. Taking a chance Juliet and her friends decide to drop everything and make their dreams come true. But when Colton Weatherly comes to town on a business venture to take over the local ski resort that neighbors the farm will they be lost in the shuffle? Or will they be able to make this a Christmas to remember Forever. I think its great that this series i [...]

    9. This is one of those quick, uplifting reads that makes you believe in the good of humanity and the power of love.I really like the characters in Christmas Reflections. Juliet is strong and determined. When the town is faced with the possible loss of a crucial landmark, she and her friends band together to not only save the tree farm, but to turn it into something more. Colton is smart and savvy, which is why he is sent in to acquire the holdings his company wants. But the longer he is in the tow [...]

    10. I loved book 1 of the Forever Christmas series!! This was a great clean romance about my favorite time of the year. Juliet Swanson is one of four women who doesn't want to see a Christmas tree farm sold to outsiders of her hometown so these women sell their homes and businesses to buy the farm and keep it going all year. Cotton Weatherly is a business man who tries to buy the ski resort that outside of town and also the tree farm to turn it into a pleasure town for rich people only he doesn't kn [...]

    11. I so enjoy Joanne's story's!!! And what a wonderful Christmas story! I have not once been disappointed in her books I love them all , and this was a great story to start the holidays!Merged review:Vary lovely !I so enjoy Joanne's story's!!! And what a wonderful Christmas story! I have not once been disappointed in her books I love them all , and this was a great story to start the holidays!

    12. A fabulous contemporary romantic novella to read alone or as part of a box set of 4 must read books by 4 amazing authors!! This first story is short & sweet, but keeps the reader engaged & the pages turning!! Go grab this awesome book right now at a perfect time of year & get started reading- and/or give as a beloved gift to a fellow reader :)

    13. This book had two of my favourite things - a story set a Christmas and (view spoiler)[an undercover hero. (hide spoiler)] I loved watching Colton's job pull him one way and his feelings for Juliet pull him another. And it was great to see a smart, independent woman running her own business and succeeding at it. It was a sweet, feel good book that got me into the holiday spirit.

    14. h my, what a wonderful love filled, Christmas filled and so much more book. 4 friends risking it all and doing something scary but rewarding. Each one with their own personality and skills. This is the first in 4. I can not wait to read to see what happens to Adelaid, Annie, and Lindsay. This book was about Juliet and Colton.

    15. Book 1Very light, quick reading. Goes into just enough detail to keep you reading more. Felt the story could have had a bit more detail in the middle. Seemed to be missing something. Still enjoyed it, though. Just love happy endings, as you know it would be anyways.

    16. This was a sweet Christmas story about friendship, community and love. I enjoyed reading this book and would read more from Joanne Jaytanie. It's a very short read for those that don't have much time for reading. No cliffhanger.

    17. Super cute! Finally something good out of the Christmas Romance: Best Christmas Romances of 2014 novellas. Moral Note: Some social drinking.

    18. I so enjoy Joanne's story's!!! And what a wonderful Christmas story! I have not once been disappointed in her books I love them all , and this was a great story to start the holidays!

    19. HomeAwe another book by this fabulous author that will grab your heart and tug it along for this catapulting ride. Simply loved this book and can not wait to read the rest!

    20. Wonderful story of Christmas romance. Loved the story line between Colton and Juliet. that Holly was a part of it all. Although the book seemed a bit rushed, it was still a good read.

    21. This is the first book in the Forever Christmas series. Each book will read as a standalone, but are better enjoyed if you read each of them. Welcome to Glenville, WA.Juliet Swanson couldn't wait to grow up, leave her tiny home town of Glenville, WA and live in the big city. But the move to California, attending college and working for a large corporation climbing the corporate ladder left much to be desired. She returns back to her roots, family and friends. When an opportunity to buy a long ti [...]

    22. This was an awesome read that I could not get enough of. The story is amazing, the characters will grab you and it moves along at a great pace. This is a great read for those cold days where you just want to curl up and do nothing. This is a must read.

    23. Nice StoryIf you want a quick sweet read this fits the bill. Yes it is predictable . Reads like a hallmark movie. Have a cup of tea or glass of wine take an hour and relax and enjoy this simple sweet story.

    24. A Holiday Minute Review:3 Stars:Juliet opened the shade on her French door and gasped. Large white cotton puffs floated down from the sky. She threw the door open and walked out onto her deck. Arms outstretched and face tilted skyward, she turned in slow circles while snow coated her face. Holly ran past her and started to snap at the snowflakes, her satiny red coat instantly covered in white. "I guess there is something to wishing on the first star," she mumbled to herself.This short, unrealist [...]

    25. I received this book in return for an honest review.I truly loved this heartwarming Christmas Novella. When a tree farm in town goes up for sale 4 girlfriends decide to sell their own homes and purchase the tree farm together where each will showcase their own talents and keep this farm as an important part of their small town.This book focuses on Juliet, who's store Christmas Reflections, shows off her work with Stained Glass Art and her brand new puppy, Holly. At the same time as the tree farm [...]

    26. Christmas Reflections by Joanne Jaytanie is the first book in the Forever Christmas series. In the series, four friends gather together to keep the Christmas tree farm tradition alive. Juliet Swanson couldn't wait to leave her hometown of Glenville, WA. She goes to college in California and gets a job in the corporate world. It doesn't take Juliet long to realize that this is not the life for her and she moves back to Glenville. Juliet and her friends decide they want to save the Christmas tree [...]

    27. 4 young women who have grown up in Glenville, WA, the epitome of small towns, where everyone knows everyone else's business and history, and they depend on each other to thrive. An opportunity presents itself that will require a huge leap of faith. Just as the girls think they might make it work, Colton Weatherly rolls into town on a mystery assignment.After you read this selection you will want to run out and find out what happens for the other girls.And of course there is an adorable doberman [...]

    28. What a wonderful beginning to the Forever Christmas series! This is an enjoyable story with a sweet heroine, a dashing hero and town people everyone would want to live among! Ms Jaytanie has a wonderful way with words giving the reader enchanting characters and does not fail to hold your attention from beginning to end. By the time I finished reading this story I wanted to pack my bags and move to Glenville! An excellent read that I can highly recommend!

    29. I liked that the author first established the relationship that Juliette has with her friends, town, and her home before introducing Colton. Even though, this was a short read the author definitely help create the ambiance and setting for the start.For full review: amandaweidensjo/2016/03

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