With the cool weather finally on its way, it's never too early to start prepping for the holidays. Forget about the decorations, gift guides, and holiday meal planning and focus on what matters most ... holiday reads! Momtrends is all about good cheer especially when it comes to festive stories set in snowy small towns. Here's a round-up of our fave reads so far (the list is continually growing!) to add to your Amazon shopping list. Pull out your ugly Christmas sweater (we know you have one!) and snuggle up with one of these titles available wherever books are sold.
As you're driving back and forth to school, why not listen to Debbie Macomber's new audio book, Alaskan Holiday. With only four discs, you'll be finished in under five hours. Set in the snowy tundra in a remote lakeside lodge, it's a story about an aspiring sous chef and a famed master swordsmith looking for some Christmas magic.
If you like a quick read, pick up a copy of Santa's on His Way. A collection of four short stories by New York Times bestselling authors Lisa Jackson, Maisey Yates, Stacy Finz, and Nicole Helm, it's the perfect book to stuff in your bag when you're heading off to the kids' practices and lessons.
Mistletoe Miracles by Jodi Thomas will warm your achy breaky heart and have you humming a country Christmas carol. It's the story of three unlikely couples in Crossroads, Texas who all could use some Christmas joy. With a little romance and some handsome cowboys, you'll love this holiday tale by the popular New York Times bestselling author.
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Keeping with the rugged rancher theme, don't miss out on A Tall, Dark Cowboy Christmas by New York Times bestselling author Maisy Yates. (Yes! We love cowboys!) Grant Dodge is a widower wounding his broken heart. When McKenna Tate comes to town, she finds herself smitten with the handsome cowboy who is in desperate need of some holiday cheer. If you're a sucker for a good Christmas love story, this one is for you!
Since the holidays are all about family, pick up a copy of The Christmas Sisters by USA Today bestselling author Sarah Morgan to prep you for the hustle and bustle of the season. Known for writing compelling stories that will touch your heart, her latest release focuses on three sisters in the Highlands of Scotland who return home one cozy Christmas.
Finally, escape to a small Idaho town with veterinarian Dani Capelli and her two daughters in Season of Wonder: A Haven Point Novel by New York Times bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne. Do Christmas miracles really come true? You'll never know unless you read this magical tale about family, true love, and calling someplace home in the most wondrous time of the year.
Looking for some more holiday book recommendations? Check out our kids' book picks here.
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