Perfect gift idea for the teen on your list...
Merry Christmas, Marcie
by Sydell Voeller
Series: Crosswinds Keepsake - Book 14
Publication Date: November 17, 2014
Publisher: Books We Love Ltd.
Genre: YA Holiday Romance
Print Length: 80 pages
*Note B&N copy is from original release
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Marcie's attraction to Ivan sparked the very moment they met. But they lived in totally different worlds. She was a local high school student leading an everyday life and working after school for the local veterinarian. He was a dashing trapeze artist traveling with his circus family, and he would soon be back on tour.
Was it only a fleeting romance? A romance that would vanish the moment Ivan left town? Had he fallen for her, or would he always remain an elusive dream?
Merry Christmas, Marcie by Sydell Voeller
My rating: 5 stars
Face it, at some point we all love a sweet romance. Remember being a teen and noticing boys? One boy would stick out and you get all gushy inside, imagining being boyfriend and girlfriend? I don’t know about you, but just imagining some boy acknowledging me was pretty heady stuff. Why not let that innocent time come alive again for your teen? Sydell Voeller’s Merry Christmas, Marcie is a trip through young innocence and first love that will warm your heart while being “clean” enough to share the mystery of romance with a young teen.
Marcie is a young woman to be proud of; she is smart, responsible, talented and caring. While helping the local Vet with a sick circus animal, she meets Ivan, a young circus performer who is part of his family’s act. Quiet, reserved and from a background as different as night and day from Marcie’s, there is something about Ivan that is special, something that draws her to him. A crush? Infatuation with someone who will be a memory when the circus moves on? Or could these two teens have that special connection that could last a lifetime? Who knows, for Marcie, this is a fantasy boy come to life. For Ivan, it’s a chance to feel like a normal teen, if only for a while.
Because Sydell Voeller wrote it, you can be assured that there will be no surprises or overly mature scenes for a young teen, as she paints a wonderful picture of young love still filled with the innocence of youth. Marcie is a great role model and Ivan’s only claim t being the proverbial “badboy” is his family’s transient lifestyle, which far from being bad, makes him like a fantasy or a daydream.
I’m seriously thinking this would make a perfect gift of reading for young teens on up! Even MY mom would approve of this one!
About Sydell VoellerSydell Voeller grew up in Washington State, but has lived in Oregon for over thirty years. Throughout her twenty-year writing career, her published novels for teens and adults have reflected her love for the Pacific Northwest’s ocean beaches, inlets and waterways, evergreen forests, and mountains. Sydell resides in Oregon with her husband. They married in 1971 and have two sons.
Also pet lovers, the Voellers have provided a home for several cats, a dog, gerbils, hamsters, and a turtle--but not all at the same time! A small rodent cemetery still occupies one corner of their backyard. She and her husband enjoy camping, reading, playing Scrabble, day trips to the Oregon coast, and spending time with their grandchildren and pampered feline.
When Sydell isn't writing, she enjoys camping, walking, amateur astronomy, reading, and surfing the web. In 1987 after the publication of her first novel, she was named by the Washington County Mushaw Center, Woman of the Year in Communications.Formerly a registered nurse, Sydell now teaches writing correspondence courses, sponsored by the Long Ridge Writer’s Institute (a home study course in writing short stories and articles) in West Redding, Connecticut.
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