Ambrose -- our feline protagonist -- is given a second chance at his ninth and last life, if only he can do something kind for two humans that were kind to him in his previous lives. When I don't like the main character, that means I usually struggle to like the story they're in. Ambrose the cat is amazing or Tom which he is called now. Zach is the type of guy who can't commit, and it stems all the way to his childhood issues. And definitely not to be gifted on a whim. In the book and can I say how much I love the cover! But when she thinks of men, she of course thinks of the very muscles and gorgeous firefighter and is turned down immediately by an overweight man before he proves to be stupid. I fell in love with Ambrose immediately and found Zach and Merilee to be enduring.
Just too many scenes with no new information. This is my second book by this author. But again Kimberly Sustad and Brandon Routh could quite easily have slipped in to any other Hallmark romantic comedy because these characters combined with their looks are completely typical. I wasn't quite as fond of his human owner, Zach, but I appreciated that his somewhat bad views of women had a logical origin and that he grew out of them by the novel's end. She had no backbone and just let people trod all over her. I highly recommend this film—an instant holiday classic. This book is to literature what a Snickers bar is to food.
With that his face falls and he quickly comes up with a reason for her to stay in — to help him grout his sink be still my wildly beating heart! As Zachary now has a cat to take care of, he starts getting pet supplies, despite insisting the arrangement is temporary until he finds a home for the cat. This was an extremely quick r It's that time of year again. Her love for animals was really endearing, and I liked the body image and self-confidence issues she had to deal with. I have been in love with Sheila Roberts' work since reading Angel Lane. I like cheese in my Christmas season. Not even when he finally gets a clue at the end and makes the right choice! Some also prefer to throw bird seed at weddings, instead of rice! Instead of a dorky cartoonist, Zachary Stone is a dreamy firefighter. E The back story of the male main character was pretty predictable, though it should have been a big shock.
Good job for finally coming out with a kitty movie. Whenever you see this couple on-screen, there is no doubt that we know they belong together no matter their protestations. When it looks like his fate has been sealed by an enormous dog, he pleads for help. When a stray, tabby cat named Ambrose shows up at his door, Zachary takes him in and slowly starts to see that a little companionship might not be so bad after all. There is more to be said, but not very much that can be safely said without an enormous upheaval in their lives. Sheila really captured what most of us cat lovers know about cats. I felt like I was Merilee the nice, shy, quiet girl except I haven't lost the 52 lbs, but I have finished vet school.
Christmas is that time of year when one thinks of cat based romance tales or tails , and finally someone has made a film about the thoughts that every normal person has during the season. The story was pretty predictable and carried a fair amount of clichés. I wonder if Zach would have given her a second glance if she hadn't lost the weight. When Zachary Brandon Routh sticks up for Marilee Kimberley Sustad , my esteem for him multiplied several times over. You may comment by using an Account, Name, or by choosing Anonymous! Sometimes we behave badly for the best reasons in the world, and this movie knows that.
But short films are a form with purpose, just as short stories are. Roberts' holiday reads and The Nine Lives of Christmas is the most excellent kick off for this year! I am always amazed when I see cats in movies. I can't wait to see what happens next. With this story, Sheila Roberts takes the view of Ambrose, the mangy kitty on his ninth and final life, throughout, as well as with the main characters of Zach and Merilee how much more of a holiday name can you get than that?! Ambrose soon sees Zach needs help in This story features Ambrose, the matchmaking cat, who finds himself facing his ninth life, you know the final one. Zachary just happens to be there at that particular moment and then invites Marilee to move in with him — totally unbelievable. This was a cute little book.
Can Ambrose redeem himself this Christmas and one of the other things I loved is when we meet Queenie - Merilee's cat and discover that she and Ambrose go way back to previous lives. So Ambrose does what anyone in a dangerous situation would do, he stops and prays for a second chance and to make his last li Coming up to Christmas time, I felt in the mood for a Christmas tale and came across sitting on my bookshelf at home The Nine Lives of Christmas. The Nine Lives of Christmas is the absolute perfect way to begin the holiday season! She looks vaguely familiar and her style of acting also seemed to ring some bells. He also knows it is not going to be an easy endeavor to bring the perfect match together. So basically, this wasn't terrible, it was simply very forgettable once I closed the final page.
My Nickname is Net and more than Anything, I love my Savior, Jesus, and my precious Family! Overall I really just tolerated the book and that's sad for me because I wanted to like it so very badly. And what does it say about Zachary when he jumps at the chance to ask her to move in, when they barely know each other, but only days later has a complete commitment freak out and turns completely icy on her? Instead of a sassy fat cat, Ambrose is a sweet friendly cat. When Ambrose is saved from a dog by a nice guy called Zach, Ambrose decides to go home with him. I enjoyed every minute of it. Her apartment complex is run by one of those evil landlords who are all up in your business, and if you have a pet, you are immediately evicted, which probably violates the law but will be important for plot purposes. An angry daughter , who returns after a long absence to the home where she was raised and abused.
And not just any movie: is based on the book of the same title by Sheila Roberts, which happens to be one of my favorite Christmas cat books. I enjoyed the parts featuring Ambrose best, with his inner monologue all focused on how he is going to achieve a long and comfortable ninth life. Oh, and the mistletoe scene tells you everything you need to know. Sustad pulls of the attractive woman who is not only career focused but a bit of a bumbling mess around a handsome man. Each of their carts is filled with items for the use of a person the other will never meet. I just started reading it this morning and I am having a hard time putting it down. My biggest problem with this movie is the padding.
Plus, his best friend calls him out on it, which was great to see. But it is important for them to know that they want to, because to live without that knowledge is to dishonor their real feelings. In danger of losing his ninth and final life, Ambrose makes a desperate plea to the universe. I read it last year after your post on the book. Of course, some matchmaking is in order.