Books to Read if You Like Holiday Romances

21 Nov 2016

When the snow starts falling and the twinkling lights make their reappearance on rooftops, you know Christmas is right around the corner. It’s the perfect time to get snowed in with a handsome friend or to rediscover your high school sweetheart on a trip back to your hometown.  After all, there’s a reason they call it the most magical time of the year. If you enjoy love stories filled with Christmas cheer, snuggle up with these books to read if you like holiday romances.

Books to Read if You Like Holiday Romances


Oklahoma Starshine

Maggie Shayne

Release Date: November 22, 2016

Single mom Emily Hawkin’s life is turned upside down when she learns her darling daughter, Matilda Louise has a terminal illness. Her three-year-old is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant and though Emily isn’t a match, she’s determined to find one for her daughter. Even if it means tracking down Matilda’s biological father and his snobby, rich family. But when she finally finds him in Big Falls, Oklahoma, Joey McIntyre is not what she expected. Her teenage summer fling is as handsome as ever, and falls hard for Matilda at first sight, but he’s furious that Emily would keep his child from him. Dumbfounded, Emily realizes that the version of history she’s been believing may not be the way things really happened. Suddenly she realizes what a horrible things she’s done. But when the doctor tells Emily and Joe to give Matilda the best Christmas ever, as she may not have another, they realize they have bigger things to worry about.

Buy on AmazonBuy Nook BookBuy iBook


Boots and Bedlam

Ashley Farley

Release Date: October 18, 2016

Sam Sweeney has one goal right now: to marry her man on Christmas Eve surrounded by friends and family. But one thing you can count on around Christmas is chaos. As one problem after another arises, Sam is forced to rely on her family for more support than she ever thought she needed. Between planning a wedding, dealing with real estate, running a seafood market, honoring traditions and contending with teenagers, her heart drops when she hears the news: a white Christmas is forecasted.

Buy on AmazonBuy Nook BookBuy iBook


All I Want For Christmas

Debbie Macomber, Bella Andre, Melody Anne, Brenda Novak, and more!

Release Date: November 1, 2016

Fourteen authors including Debbie Macomber, Bella Andre and Brenda Novak have come together for a package of sweet contemporary Christmas stories. All proceeds from this boxed set will benefit Diabetes research. Read more about that here.

Buy on AmazonBuy Nook BookBuy iBook


Snowfall on Haven Point

RaeAnne Thayne

Release Date: October 1, 2016

It’s been two years since Andrea Montgomery’s husband died and though it has been rough, all she is looking forward to is her children’s first Christmas in Haven Point. But when a friend calls with a favor to ask, her plans go awry. Her friend Wyn’s brother, Sheriff Marshall Bailey, was involved in a hit and run and is now bedridden. She’d do anything for her friend, who has been an extraordinary help to her in the last two years, even if it means taking care of Wyn’s grouchy, stubborn brother during Christmas. Marshall has no interest in being taken care of though. He wants to get back to work and find out who hit him. But Andrea’s gentle nature and her kid’s holiday excitement, have him questioning why he never wanted a family.

Buy on AmazonBuy Nook BookBuy iBook



Christmas at the Comfort Food Cafe

Debbie Johnson

Release Date: September 23, 2016

Becca Fletcher hates Christmas; she always has and swears she always will. Typically she tries to avoid the holiday all together but this year it doesn’t appear to be on the cards. She’s headed to her version of hell to spend the holiday with her family and sister Laura. It’s not that the Comfort Food Cafe sounds entirely bad it’s just that she’s expecting the trip to be full of mulled wine, 24-hour Christmas movie marathons and all kinds of merry torture. But Comfort Food Cafe is unlike any place Becca has every experienced. It’s a place where broken hearts can heal, new love can blossom and where Becca’s Christmas miracle really could happen – if only she can let it…

Buy on AmazonBuy Nook BookBuy iBook



Marry Me at Christmas

Susan Mallery

Release Date: November 1, 2016

Bridal boutique owner Madeline Krug may be crazy, but to her, planning a Christmas wedding sounds like a joy. That’s until she finds out that the bride’s brother will be helping every step of the way and he’s none other than movie star Jonny Blaze. Now her perfectly organized wedding plan is fraught with mistletoe meetings with the sexiest guy she’s ever met and she’s never felt more chaotic. Jonny was looking for normalcy not love when he came to Fool’s Gold. Still, he can’t seem to take his eyes off the refreshingly honest, disarmingly sweet Madeline.

Buy on AmazonBuy Nook BookBuy iBook

Sign up for our email and we’ll send you the best new books to read in your favorite genres weekly.