Let It Snow | By Sue Moorcraft
I received an e-ARC of Let it Snow from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Narrative and Plot
The tone of the book relies mainly on the festive or pre-festive tone of the holiday season. The story is told from Lily and Issac’s point of view. The narrative, at some places, felt a bit mixed up. Still, you might wish it had at least one chapter with Doggo’s pov. I mean, don’t you want to know what he thinks of his humans?
The plot definitely fits the ideal Christmas theme with all the snow and wintry Swiss backdrop and the Middletones reminding you the classic Christmas carols. The chaos of the holiday season and all the unexpected turn of events gives you somewhat a warm and fuzzy feeling throughout.
Characters and Conflicts
This book definitely had a lot of interesting characters but none of them were explored deeply, other than the main characters. The synopsis indicated the family ties of Lily. But her real family, never received much of a spotlight.
However, Lily is very much a lively character who makes you want to turn the pages amd get to know more about her somewhat complicated life (or should I say family tree??)
The main conflict of the story had a bit of a problem with the landing. Is it an inevitable one? No. But it isn’t dull either. In short the central conflict of the book, aka, Lily’s family seems like a complication that was the creation of her own flaws. Yet, the book pulled it off by creating a sympathy around the main character.
The complications in the love life of Lily and Issac goes along the same lines as well. Was the conflict avoidable? Yes. Did it hinder the flow of the story? Absolutely not.
Overall, this is pretty much a one-time holiday read if you enjoy the European atmosphere and Christmas carols. The romance is there, but it is not doing enough to pull your heart strings. Yet, you can’t stop rooting for your main characters.