Skipping Christmas: A Novel by John Grisham

Skipping Christmas: A Novel

byJohn Grisham

Kobo ebook | March 16, 2010

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Luther and Nora Krank are fed up with the chaos of Christmas. The endless shopping lists, the frenzied dashes through the mall, the hassle of decorating the tree... where has all the joy gone? This year, celebrating seems like too much effort. With their only child off in Peru, they decide that just this once, they'll skip the holidays. They spend their Christmas budget on a Caribbean cruise set to sail on December 25, and happily settle in for a restful holiday season free of rooftop snowmen and festive parties.

But the Kranks soon learn that their vacation from Christmas isn't much of a vacation at all, and that skipping the holidays has consequences they didn't bargain for...

A modern Christmas classic, Skipping Christmas is a charming and hilarious look at the mayhem and madness that have become ingrained in our holiday tradition.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.
Title:Skipping Christmas: A NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 16, 2010Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307576078

ISBN - 13:9780307576071

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A feel-good story for the season. First was introduced to this book through the movie, and I was very happy with the book. Great characters, and a very warm story that invites readers to experience Christmas with the Kranks #plumreview :)
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great holiday read! I really enjoyed reading this book and loved how it was adapted for the film "Christmas with the Kranks".
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A lovely story A great story for the holidays. Emotional and sentimental.
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Book Overall humorous and enjoyable read.
Date published: 2017-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun Christmas Read A fun read around the Christmas holidays! A quick read that is entertaining.
Date published: 2017-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! Easy read, nice change of pace.
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun and Festive! I read this book every Christmas! It's hilarious and super easy to read. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hilarious! John Grisham tries his hand at comedy - and does it masterfully. This is a great, quick, hilarious read. So much better than the movie.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great read! Good book but nothing like the movie.
Date published: 2017-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! Really original way to look at Christmas! Read it when it came out and way better then the movie. If you want something easy and funny to read this is a must.
Date published: 2017-01-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Liked it I haven't read many of Grisham's books, but I think this one is written completely different from his normal stories. I love Christmas stories and the only thing I disliked was the ending - I was so excited about them skipping Christmas. It was disappointing that in the end they did everything they hadn't been planning to, but I did enjoy reading this book even if it ended differently then I'd hoped.
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Okay This book is just okay. I got through it fairly quickly, although I found it fairly predictable. It does showcase the craziness that the holiday season has become and offers a humorous take on the hoopla. You are sure to get a laugh or two out of it. Definitely not Grisham at his best
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great little book Super cute little book that reminds you what Christmas is really about. Not your typical Grisham story at all, but worth the read.
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not impressed!:( I love Grisham however this book did not impress me.
Date published: 2010-12-08