Christmas Jars

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Shadow Mountain, 2006 - Fiction - 149 pages
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Newspaper reporter Hope Jensen uncovers the remarkable secret behind the "Christmas Jars," glass jars filled with coins and bills anonymously left for people in need. But along the way, Hope discovers much more than the origin of the jars. When some unexpected news sets off a chain reaction of kindness, Hope's greatest Christmas Eve wish comes true.

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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

A very light story. Hope is determined to make it in the newspaper business. But when she reports a private family story on the front page of the paper and is accoladed for it, she realizes that she's crossed a line. Read full review

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User Review  - Erika.D - LibraryThing

Quick inspirational Christmas story. I couldn't put it down. I loved how all of the characters seemed to have separate lives but came together in the end. The author did an excellent job on the spirit ... Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Jason Wright is a bestselling author and a political commentator and the co-founder of, a website for political junkies. His articles have appeared in over 50 newspapers and magazines across the US. He is the author of several books including The James Miracle (2004); Christmas Jars (2005); Christmas Jars Reunion (2009) and Penny's Christmas Jar Miracle (2009). Jason is also a popular speaker who speaks on the origin of the Christmas Jar, the lost art of letter writing, service, and other topics. Jason is from Charlottesville, Virginia, but has also lived in Germany, Illinois, Brazil, Oregon and Utah. Jason is married and has 4 children.

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