This is a collection of three love stories that take place in Gracetown, during a big snowfall on Christmas Eve and Christmas. These stories interrelate sometimes.
The first one, “The Jubilee Express” by Maureen Johnson, is the story of Jubilee, a girl who has to take a train to visit her grandparents because her parents were imprisoned for ridiculous reasons. Due to the snowfall the train can’t move forward so she decides to get off the train and stay in the town. There she’ll meet Stuart, a boy who will help her realize that she deserves a better boyfriend.
The second one, “A Cheertastic Christmas Miracle” by John Green, is the adventure lived by Tobin, Duke and JP when they try to arrive to the Waffle House, despite of the huge snowfall.
And the third one, “The Patron Saint of Pigs” by Lauren Myracle, is the story of Addie, a self-centered girl who is depressed because she broke up with her boyfriend, Jeb. She’s determined to be a better person and she wants to be with Jeb again.
The story that I liked the most was the first one. It made me laugh several times. Jubilee is a funny girl, also some situations in the story are funny, like her parents imprisonment or Stuart’s mother behaviour.
The other stories have nice parts too. For example, in Addie’s story she has to retrieve Gabriel, a tiny pig, to make Tegan, one of her bestfriends, happy. And in the end, all the main characters get together. Tobin and Duke’s story shows us how a great friendship can become a great love.
In general, I think this book is easy to read and very enjoyable. The characters are very different from each other.