THE GREAT CHRISTMAS BOWL
Warren's tender holiday novella invokes both laughter and some sweet tears. The vivid portrayal of family connections and football fervor will bring the Christmas spirit to everyone.
Marianne Wallace loves Christmas with her family and football season. When her youngest son decides to play during his senior year, it only makes Marianne a more excited fan. But a bit of a wrench is thrown into the joy when Marianne is asked to fill in as the the school's mascot, a trout. At the same time, her husband volunteers for her to head up the church Christmas tea. Can she do it and still have the Christmas she desires? (TYNDALE, Sep., 176 pp., $9.99)