Romantic Reads for Friends, Vacations and Snow Days

Christmas is just around the corner, but no matter what time of year it is, there is always room for more romance to share with those closest to you. Enjoy these recommendations for your friends, for your upcoming vacation or for snow days!

Through thick and thin, your friends will always be by your side. Get ready to spend some quality time chatting about great books with these unforgettable Christmas stories.

The Giving Heart by Toni Blake

The Giving Heart by Toni BlakeWho doesn’t love to chat about two people who are clearly made for each other? The will they/won’t they of this opposites attract couple from USA Today bestselling author Toni Blake is the perfect topic for the last book club meet up before the holiday season!

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The Christmas Sisters by Sarah Morgan

The Christmas Sisters by Sarah MorganNeed to bond with friends over some family drama? This story of three sisters trying to sort out their own lives while coming together for Christmas with the family is definitely a relatable read for just about anyone. USA Today bestseller Sarah Morgan once again delivers an amazing holiday story that you and your friends will love.

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Christmas from the Heart by Sheila Roberts

Christmas from the Heart by Sheila RobertsSheila Roberts delivers a classic romance story of a very Scrooge-y hero rediscovering the joy of the holiday season…with the help of an unforgettable heroine, of course. Get ready to rediscover your own love of the holiday season with this heartfelt story!

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You may be escaping the winter weather, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a holiday romance with you. Weather at the beach or enjoying some hotel downtime between adventures, these books are a great way to take romance with you everywhere.

Her Holiday Man by Shannon Stacey

Her Holiday Man by Shannon StaceyIt’s easy to want to imagine a new beginning when you’re far away from the stresses of every day life. A new beginning is exactly what Christina Forrester is looking for…fortunately, Will Broughton has just entered her life and promises to make it that much better for Christina and her young son. Don’t miss this amazing read from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shannon Stacey!

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Their Christmas Royal Wedding by Nina Milne

Their Christmas Royal Wedding by Nina MilneWant to be taken away on an extra special journey featuring a royal wedding? Sit back, relax and enjoy the glitz and glamor of the holidays with a prince of your very own with this romantic read from Nina Milne!

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Miss Amelia’s Mistletoe Marquess by Jenni Fletcher

Miss Amelia's Mistletoe Marquess by Jenni FletcherSometimes our imaginations don’t just take us to new destinations, but new time periods as well. The secrets and scandal of Victorian society can be the perfect getaway for anyone looking for a historical angle to their holiday vacation, and Jenni Fletcher absolutely delivers. Get ready for the brooding historical hero of your dreams!

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Is the weather outside so frightful, you can barely stand to look outside? Pull out the blankets and fluffy sweaters, and prepare to get extra cozy with books that will remind you how magical winter time can be…even if the snowstorm outside is anything but.

Low Country Christmas by Lee Tobin McClain

Low Country Christmas by Lee Tobin McClainYou may be stuck in doors, but that doesn’t mean your imagination has to be! Holly Gibson has travelled for miles to find her niece’s father and Cash O’Dwyer is not at all what she expected. He may be mysterious, but he’s more than willing to give into the Christmas spirit with his brand new family! This read from USA Today bestselling author Lee Tobin McClain is the perfect read for a cozy day in.

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An Outlaw’s Christmas by Linda Lael Miller

An Outlaw's Christmas by Linda Lael MillerDoes the snow make you wish for a strong hero to come in and sweep you off your feet? Sawyer McKettrick thinks he’s not ready to settle down any time soon, but when a snowstorm leads to an injury, Piper St. James comes to his rescue. Let one of New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller‘s famous heroes make you forget all about your winter woes with this holiday story.

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Stealing Kisses in the Snow by Jo McNally

Stealing Kisses in the Snow by Jo McNallyIf you’re stuck at home with a packed house, a snow day can become extra hectic. Single mom Piper Montgomery knows all about having a full plate, with two kids and two jobs and no opportunities for distraction. Too bad Logan Taggart has other ideas, as the biker is looking for a place where he can truly belong. This uplifting story from Jo McNally is all about standing by your loved ones through thick and thin, the perfect theme to take with you into the holiday season.

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Giveaway!

Want to end the year with holiday romance? Don’t worry, there is still some time to win copies of:

  • The Giving Heart by Toni Blake
  • Low Country Christmas by Lee Tobin McClain
  • Stealing Kisses in the Snow by Jo McNally

To win, leave a comment sharing your favorite holiday treat. Cake? Cookies? Candy canes? Let us know in the comments below!

Open to residents of the US and Canada, excluding Quebec. Contest closes December 29, at 11:59 p.m. ET. One (1) winner will be randomly selected from all entries on or around December 30. For full official rules, click here.

Update this contest is now closed.

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Comments ( 19 )
  1. Christin Smart
    December 23, 2019 at 5:31 am
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    Little Debbie Christmas Tree cakes

    • Sarabeth Pollock
      December 23, 2019 at 6:11 am
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      My favorite Christmas treats are decorated sugar cookies. They’re perfect for eating with one hand while holding a book in the other!

  2. Sheila Bonuso
    December 23, 2019 at 6:26 am
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    My favorite cookies are secret kisses. They have a Hershey kiss in the middle.

  3. Jane Squires
    December 23, 2019 at 6:34 am
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    Divinity

  4. Cindy Morales
    December 23, 2019 at 7:03 am
    Reply

    My favorite holiday desert is pecan pie.

  5. Christina Gould
    December 23, 2019 at 8:29 am
    Reply

    My favorite holiday treat is pumpkin pie, hands down. Thanks for the giveaway!

  6. Gayle Larrabee
    December 23, 2019 at 9:01 am
    Reply

    Pumpkin Roll

  7. Linda Bartholomew
    December 23, 2019 at 9:17 am
    Reply

    I love the Christmas cookies! It’s seems it’s the only time of the year we can eat as much as we want!

  8. Charlotte Brotschi
    December 23, 2019 at 10:24 am
    Reply

    Love all the special drinks, eggnog, mulled wine, spiced coffee, and hot chocolate with whipped cream.

  9. Roslyn
    December 23, 2019 at 11:21 am
    Reply

    Candy canes

  10. connie ort
    December 23, 2019 at 11:40 am
    Reply

    7 layer bars…mmmm delicious !!!!

  11. Linda Moffitt
    December 23, 2019 at 1:18 pm
    Reply

    My Favorite Treats are Pumpkin Rolls Yummy

  12. cj
    December 23, 2019 at 4:39 pm
    Reply

    butter cookies, yummy, with a glass of wine

  13. DanielM
    December 23, 2019 at 7:49 pm
    Reply

    christmas cookies are my fav

  14. MF
    December 23, 2019 at 11:00 pm
    Reply

    My holiday favorite treats are peppermint barks.

  15. Sue C
    December 24, 2019 at 8:16 am
    Reply

    I love homemade Christmas Cookies especially Snowball Cookies (aka Russian Tea Cakes and Mexican Wedding Cookies) and Thumbprint Cookies with green and red jelly.

  16. bn100
    December 24, 2019 at 5:06 pm
    Reply

    gingerbread

  17. Jessica Chappell
    December 25, 2019 at 9:47 pm
    Reply

    I love German Christmas Stollen. Thanks so much!!!

  18. Elissa
    January 2, 2020 at 12:43 pm
    Reply

    This contest is now closed and congratulations to our winner by random draw, GAYLE LARRABEE. Please check your inbox for an email from me. -Elissa from Harlequin

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