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4.0 out of 5 stars 3 1/2 Stars -- A Nice, Entertaining Holiday Tale...But Far Below Cameron's A Dog's Purpose and A Dog's Journey!, 22 Dec. 2013
This review is from: The Dogs of Christmas (Hardcover)
The Dogs Of Christmas is a charming holiday tale that explores the power of love, trust and a basket full of puppies. However, if you go in expecting this book to be even close to the caliber of Cameron's A Dog's Purpose and it's sequel, A Dog's Journey, you are more than likely going to feel that this book, while entertaining, did not meet your expectations.

I won't describe the plot of A Dog's Christmas, as this is very nicely provided in the Amazon Book Description above. Instead, I'll describe why I thought it to be a likable book but not one I'd recommend that you rush out to be buy -- unless you are a major dog lover with a strong need to read a nice uplifting story during this holiday season.

On the plus side, Cameron does a nice job in describing the joy a dog and a new litter of pups can bring to a person's life, as well as conveying the importance of animal rescue and adoption. However, where the book fell somehwat shot for me pertained to Cameron's development of his human characters -- and particularly of the main male character. To me, the humans in this book were pretty thinly developed and, thus came across as flat with little personality. As a result, while they were serviceable to the story, I never really came to care a lot about them. As a matter of fact, while I admire the main male character for the love he showed to the dogs, I thought of him mostly as a bit of a jerk.

I hope you find this review helpful in deciding if it is a book for you.

Happy Holidays!
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