Two Book Reviews: ‘Under The Honey Moon’ & ‘A Honey of a Christmas’ by Jessica R. Patch

Let me start off by saying I’ve just finished a reread of both of these books. I absolutely adore Jessica Patch! She never fails to evoke the emotions of her readers. She is totally the bomb at working her dry wit into her books. I love that! These two novellas are so very good! And they are available right now for .99 each! You can’t beat it with a stick, people! And they are the kind of book that makes you want to start reading all over again as soon as you read the last word! Since I didn’t have a blog when I read them, I’m combining both here in this blog post. Go buy these books.

About Under The Honey Moon:

A honeymoon cottage reunites a pair of childhood friends. Can it offer them a future filled with a happily-ever-after?

When B&B owner Juliet Miller’s childhood crush shows up on her doorstep, she thinks he’s come to honor a pact and pop the question. But he’s already engaged and offers her a bargain she can’t turn down. Bowie Nichols has always seen Juliet as a friend until shifting feelings has him second guessing whether or not he’s marrying the right woman. (less)

About Jessica Patch:

Jessica R. Patch lives in the mid-south where she pens inspirational contemporary romance and romantic suspense novels. When she’s not hunched over her laptop or going on adventurous trips in the name of research with willing friends, you can find her watching way too much Netflix with her family and collecting recipes to amazing dishes she’ll probably never cook. Sign up for her newsletter at

My Rating: 5 stars!

Jessica Patch once again bring it with this novella. I absolutely devour everything she writes! Her sense of humor is just wonderful and I find myself laughing out loud all during her writing. This was particularly delightful and I look forward to hearing more about little town. Quirky, easy to love characters blended together with Patch’s trademark dry wit and rom com talent makes for a terrific read!

*I received a complimentary copy of this book. My opinion is my own.

August 25, 2019
Just reread this and enjoyed it to pieces all over again!

About The Book:

They say opposites attract; it’ll take a Christmas miracle to keep this couple from killing one another!

Agnes Piercy is finally going to make her mark now that she’s in charge of the Honeyhaven Winter Wonderland. She’s created a new event this year—Santa’s Village—which will bring in tons of tourists and money for charities and church ministries, and secure her a full client list when she opens up her own event planning business. But things go haywire from the get-go, including her feelings for one Tuck Renner.

Tuck Renner has been tasked (against his will) with building the Santa’s Village which means taking orders from Miss Bossy Pants herself—Agnes Piercy. But she’s off to a seriously rocky start. Feeling sorry for her, and a lot sorry for himself having to hear about it day in and out, he vows to make this the greatest event ever. But things don’t go as planned. However, they may go exactly like they were meant to.

My Rating: 5 Stars!

‘I’m going to let that jab go due to the fact you’re having a nervous breakdown.’

Jessica Patch’s latest in her Honeyhaven novella series is sooooo good! I just busted out laughing on page 2! Big. The woman has a wit that will slay you.

She takes us into Honeyhaven, MS at Christmas time as Agnes Piercy, who wants to build her own planning business, is busy creating the Santa’s Village for the sweet little town. But Agnes needs help, so she turns to her good friend Tuck Renner. Tuck runs his family’s construction business and just happens to be drop dead gorgeous with a super duper sense of humor. Tuck is always ready to help our wherever he can, so he agrees to help Agnes renovate an old theater that has been donated for their town’s Christmas festivities. He already doesn’t have time for it, but he can’t say no when someone needs help, so he is planning to burn the candle at both ends.

Agnes and Tuck have spent years picking at one another and arguing to beat the band. Good naturedly, of course. Now, with them spending so much time together readying the theater for Christmas, they are beginning to see that, well, they like each other in a different way. But neither one wants to admit it and tries to run from it.

Jessica Patch is at her very best here. The banter between Tuck and Agnes is absolutely hilarious. And there are some seriously precious moments here. I admit I got leaky eyed a few times. Patch is great at suspense, as evidenced by her Love Inspired suspense novels, but she is an amazing wit. And she can do romance like nobody’s business. I loved it. Every. Single. Minute. Don’t miss this, folks. Everybody needs to read this novella this Christmas.

*My thanks to the author for a preview copy of this book. My opinion is entirely my own.

August 26, 2019. I just finished a reread of this book and it was even better the second time around. Patch has the ability to evoke such strong emotions in her readers. Highly recommended.