Item description for Christmas Jars by Jason F. Wright...
Overview After journalist Holly Jensen's apartment is robbed on Christmas Eve, someone leaves her a jar full of money labeled "Christmas jar," and she sets out on a quest to discover the origins of these mysterious jars.
Publishers Description Where had it come from? Whose money was it? Was I to spend it? Save it? Pass it on to someone more needy? Above all else, why was I chosen? Certainly there were others, countless others more needy than I...Her reporter's intuition insisted that a remarkable story was on the verge of the front page.
Citations And Professional Reviews Christmas Jars by Jason F. Wright has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 10/15/2005 page 47
Booksense '76 December 2005 - 12/01/2005 page 1
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Studio: Shadow Mountain
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.9" Width: 4.9" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2005
Publisher Shadow Mountain
ISBN 1590384814 ISBN13 9781590384817
Availability 23 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 29, 2017 03:27.
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More About Jason F. Wright
Jason Wright is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author and co-authored The Christmas Sweater with Glenn Beck. A sought-after public speaker, he has appeared on CNN, FoxNews, C-SPAN, and on local television affiliates around the country and has given presentations to thousands of students about the value of daily service, the origin of the Christmas Jar, the lost art of letter writing, faith, and many other topics. Jason is from Charlottesville, Virginia, but has also lived in Germany, Illinois, Brazil, Oregon and Utah. After researching Virginia's Shenandoah Valley for his novel The Wednesday Letters he moved his family westward from northern Virginia into the heart of the Valley.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Christmas Jars?
Christmas Jars Dec 6, 2008
Christmas Jars is my 5 star pick for this year. It was truly an inspiring book.
Sweet holiday story Dec 2, 2008
Sappy, yeah. But it's an uplifting Christmas book. It's not a religious book, just a feel good story (think Pay It Forward vein). This was a very fast read and made me want to go out and do a good deed for someone. I think we sometimes get so wrapped up in ourselves that we forgot even the smallest of kindnesses.
It was a good book to read this time of the year. Had I read it in February or something, I might have said it was too sappy and had some "flow" issues, but ya know what? It doesn't matter. It was a very sweet storyline. This would also make a great gift!
Silly premise, bad writing Dec 1, 2008
This may well be the worst little Christmas book you will ever read. It's based on the silly premise that jars of money, given with love, will change lives. The writing is unbelievably bad. (Richard Paul Evans doesn't come close) Strangely, this book was loaned to me by the same friend who introduced me to "At the Manger" last Christmas, which I plan to re-read, now that I've gagged my way through this one.
Christmas Jars Nov 26, 2008
Christmas JarsThis is a GREAT short read that really gets you into the holiday spirit! I read it last year, and bought 8 copies this year to share with friends.
GREAT STOCKING STUFFER Nov 24, 2008
This book is a great one to buy several copies of to give as Christmas book to a co-worker or teacher. It encapsulates the meaning of Christ-mas. Paying it foward..............