Description (from Goodreads)
Veterinarian and animal lover Kara Ingalls needs a Christmas miracle. Opening the Meow and Furrever Cat Café to find loving homes for adorable, adoptable cats was a dream come true—but with more cats than customers, it’s quickly turning into a nightmare. If Kara can’t figure out some way to get the café out of the red, it won’t last past the holidays.
Marketing guru Ben Reese may be annoyingly smart and frustratingly bossy, but when he hatches a plan to put the café in the “green” by Christmas, Kara realizes that she’d be a fool to turn down his help. And so what if he turns out to be an excellent problem solver and nerdy-hot—he can’t even handle fostering one little kitten. She needs to keep their relationship professional and focus on saving the cafe.
But if Ben and Kara can set aside their differences—and find homes for all the cats by Christmas—they might discover that, by risking their hearts, they’ll have their own purr-fect holiday . . . together.
My cat Olivia and I were looking forward to this book as it was a romance during Christmas featuring cats!
However, unfortunately I felt the romance fell pretty flat as did the plot. I think this would have benefitted from more editing and care into formulating characters/names/descriptions/etc. The resolution of the book, as well, left me feeling underwhelmed.
We really enjoyed the cafe, the cats, and the fundraising ideas. Chaos was such a cool cat to learn about!
Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for an advanced review copy- all opinions are my own.
This Book in Three Words
- New horizons
The best part about this book was definitely the cats – I loved learning about every single one of them.
Writing Style: 3
Plot Development: 3
Numerical Rating: 3 stars
QOTD: Do you enjoy book set
during Christmas time?
4 thoughts on “Review | a cat cafe christmas”
This sounds cute and light. I love that cats play a good role in this story.
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I had this book on my 15 Books of Christmas 2022 Challenge but I was on the fence about reading it. Based on your review and others, I may just replace it. Thanks for your helpful review!
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I love your Halloween banner. It’s really cute!
I’m sorry this one fell flat. If you liked it, I might have decided to pick it up. I’m not a huge Christmas story fan, but cats–I’m usually in. 😀
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