In ""Stories for the 12 Days of Christmas,"" Linda Mansfield encourages you to find a little ""me time"" over the Christmas holidays to relax, put your feet up, and immerse yourself in some modern Christmas stories. They're all short, so you can fit them into your busy schedule. They're also realistic. No talking reindeer, dancing snowmen, or elves were allowed. There's no partridge either. ""Stories for the 12 Days of Christmas"" is an ideal Christmas gift for both men and women. In this baker's dozen, six of the stories have male main characters and seven stories have women main characters. This book can help you get your shopping done! The hardcover makes a perfect Christmas gift, and the paperback is great as a stocking stuffer. Like your favorite Christmas memories, some of these stories may make you smile. They also might help you get into the Christmas spirit, remind you of the real reason for the season, and become a part of your Christmas traditions.