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Five books with Christmas settings for some festive reading!

I don’t usually read seasonally, but I do have five books with Christmas settings to recommend!

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5 Books With Christmas Settings

Bright Lights, Big Christmas by Mary Kay Andres (cover) white and green text oagainst a blue background
Christmas at the Wartime Bookshop by Lesley Eames (cover) Image: three young women standing in a snowy scene sprinkl
Once Upon a December by Amy E. Reichert (cover) Image: graphic picture of a young man and woman stand before a booth decorated for Christmas
The Christmas Castle in Scotland by Julie Caplin (cover) Image: white text and an outdoor wintry scene

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Three Holidays and a Wedding

Christmas, Hanukkah, and Ramadan each get their moments in the spotlight in this warmhearted romance.

Bright Lights, Big Christmas

Christmas Trees + slow-burn romance + lots of hot chocolate + supportive siblings + New York City make this a memorable story.

Christmas at the Wartime Bookshop

It’s all about friendship, sweet romance, and community in this heartfelt story of women holding life together on the “home front” during WWII…but will the Christmas play survive the dramatic turn of events?

Once Upon a December

Friendship is a thoughtful and important theme in this unique romance that features a little magical realism!

The Christmas Castle in Scotland

You will want to book a room at this romantic Scottish castle where snow and delicious gourmet meals await guests! Did I mention that there’s also a reclusive, handsome writer in residence?


Do you have a festive read on your TBR?

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  1. Hi, Carol – Thank you for these festival recommendations. I usually try to get some holiday reading in during November/December. I started this year’s journey yesterday with Truman Capote’s ‘A Christmas Memory.’ Short, sweet and absolutely beautiful!

  2. You know how much I love Christmas stories, Carol. I have read 2 of these, and have 2 on my TBR. I will add the third one now. Enjoy any Christmas reading you may do this year.

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