Take Ten: Christmas Romance

If you are running out of Christmas movies to watch on Hallmark or Lifetime, we’ve got a few books for you to pick up and peruse. Love is in the air, along with the sound of jingle bells, which is sure to get you into the holiday spirit!



25 Days ‘Til Christmas – Poppy Alexander

  • Dreading the holiday season, lonely widow Kate Potter, determined to give her son, Jack, a Christmas to remember, finally finds the courage and strength to move on with her life when the unexpected happens.

Candlelight Christmas – Susan Wiggs

  • As single father Logan O’Donnell prepares to give his son, Charlie, the best Christmas ever on the shores of Willow Lake, he just may be in for a Christmas surprise himself, in the form of sharp-witted and independent Darcy Fitzgerald.

Christmas Bliss – Mary Kay Andrews

  • As the holidays approach, Savannah antique dealer Weezie Foley is distracted by her upcoming wedding and her best friend, maid-of-honor BeBe Loudermilk, who, due to give birth any day, is still adamantly refusing to marry her live-in-love Harry.

Christmas Bride – Hope Ramsay

  • Willow Peterson returns to her home town, but gets tangled up in a planning a wedding at her late best friend’s house, and the widower, an aspiring congressman who proves to be a stumbling block to the restoration.

Comfort and Joy – Kristin Hannah

  • Recently divorced and having no family of her own, Joy Candellaro is beginning to dream of a new life with widower Daniel O’Shea and his son, Bobby, until a fateful Christmas Eve forces her to make a painful choice.

Finding Christmas – Karen Schaler

  • With her boyfriend working too many hours during her favorite time of year, Emmie creates a scavenger hunt to help lift his Christmas spirit, only to discover another man has been following her clues.

One Day in December – Josie Silver

  • The story of Laurie and Jack is one of two people, ten chances, and an unforgettable love story covering years of friendship, heartbreak, missed opportunities, roads not taken, and destinies reconsidered.

The Perfect Christmas – Debbie Macomber

  • 33-year-old Cassie wants a husband and kids, and she turns to Simon Dodson, a professional matchmaker for help. Dodson assigns her three tasks to complete, and despite a number of comical mishaps, Cassie completes them all. Her Christmas match turns out to be a wonderful surprise.

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe – Melissa De la Cruz

  • A sweet, sexy and hilarious gender-swapping, genre-satisfying re-telling, set in contemporary America and featuring one snooty Miss Darcy.

Royal Holiday – Jasmine Guillory

  • A spontaneous holiday vacation turns into an unforgettable romance.


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