Jul 28, 2020
After several failed attempts to get this episode out all month,
it's here... some of my favorite Christmas books, the books others
recommended to me, and some of the exciting new and best Christmas
reads coming this fall!
From older books I rarely see people mention, to some
people always recommend to me, and especially
some of the exciting collections coming this Christmas (lots
of books for a tiny price or "FREE" on Kindle
Unlimited--affiliate link), What more can we
Single books, series, collections--this episode has it all.
Note: some links may be affiliate links that provide me with a
commission at no extra expense to you
Some of the Best Christmas Reads Coming in
First up: some of my favorite Christmas books--ones I
recommend you read this year!
- A Very Austen
Christmas (If you like Regency and Austen,
this is a fun way to have quick reads that way)
- Michelle Griep’s books, 12 Days at Bleakley
Manor and A Tale of Two
Hearts (She also wrote The Old Lace Shop, but I
found the first-person/present tense jarring for a historical
- The Hope of Christmas
Collection— WWII fiction stories at
Christmas time. Jodie Wolfe, Linda Matchett, Teri Wangard
Christmas Books Recommended to Me
- Tinsel in a
Ebenezer— S. Daniel Smith. This book about
Scrooge’s story AFTER the end of A Christmas Carol. I’m so excited
because Dan will be on the podcast this fall, so watch for that
Boots" by Kate Willis (a FREE short story on
Amazon—just 9 pages)
- Christmas Carol
Society and 24 Days before
Christmas by Rebekah Jones
- Once upon a
Christmas— last year’s collection with
contemporary retellings of such stories as:
- Little Mermaid
- Snow White
- Sleeping Beauty etc.
Chances— a four-book series by Joanne Markey.
Who doesn’t love kids, couples, and puppies?
- Amanda Tru’s Christmas Card
Series—a new one coming in September,
- Heard good things about Catching Christmas by Terri
Blackstock and Restoring Christmas by Cynthia Rushti
- A Wreath of
Snow —Liz Curtis Higgs.
Christmas Collections to watch for!
- Hearts Aglow: The FIFTH ANNUAL Christmas Lights
Collection —Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson, Jaycee Weaver,
- Melodies of Christmas Love—Lynnette Bonner, Lesley Ann
McDaniel, Annette Irby, Dawn Kinzer, Sylvia Stewart, JoAnn Durgin,
- Something Borrowed: Christmas
- Amish Christmas
Miracles: Their WEBSITE
- Joy to the World (A Regency Collection) Carolyn
Mille, Amanda Barratt, Erica Vetsch
Five Golden Rings by the CrossRoads Collection authors:
We’ve done a couple of sets before—Under the Christmas
Star and When Snowflakes Never
Those aren't even a drop in the bucket of the amazing Christmas
books coming, but they'll give you something to get started on
until releases start rolling out this fall! Meanwhile, I
guess I'd better finish mine!