As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, many of us want nothing more than to curl up by the fire with a cup of tea and a new book. Lucky for us, there are a number of exciting new novels that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. From tales about budding romances under the mistletoe to the significance of a place to call home, these buzzworthy books are sure to warm your heart this winter. We’ve rounded up the most promising Christmas-themed releases to enjoy this holiday season. Whether you plan to recline by the fireplace or escape on a much-awaited vacation this December, consider adding these fiction titles to your reading list.
The Christmas Town by Donna Vanliere
The beloved author of The Christmas Shoes and The Christmas Hope is back with her highly anticipated follow up novel. Donna Vanliere’s The Christmas Town revolves around Lauren, a young woman who grew up as a foster child and desperately wants a place to tie her roots down. When she comes across the small town of Grandon by chance, she begins to wonder if this place could be the home she had been searching for for years.
Miracle on 5th Avenue by Sarah Morgan
From USA Today bestselling author Sarah Morgan’s comes a new novel about two opposites who are stuck together when a snowstorm hits. Set in the heart of snow-kissed Manhattan, Miracle on 5th Avenue follows the budding relationship between a recluse crime writer Lucas and his bubbly new housekeeper Eva. Lucas is still reeling from the death of his wife, and is in no mood for Eva’s Christmas cheer. When she ends up snowbound at his apartment, however, Lucas’s rough exterior could begin to crack.
The Mistletoe Secret by Richard Paul Evans
Author Richard Paul Evans provides a welcome update to the holiday novel tradition in this new novel about a lonely blogger. A lonely woman who goes by LBH takes to her blog to pen her sad thoughts, not realizing that a man named Alex is reading her posts from Florida and is quickly falling for her. He decides to make a trip to LBH’s hometown of Midway before Christmas in an attempt to reveal his feelings to her, but a kind waitress named Aria may distract him from his end goal.
Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber
Twelve Days of Christmas is a new romance novel by New York Times Bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Just like The Mistletoe Secret, this novel revolves around a blog. Friendly Julia Padden is determined to make her grumpy and rude neighbour Cain smile this holiday season. She sets up a blog where she tracks her progress, which quickly becomes an internet sensation. But when Julia realizes she might be falling for Cain, she worries how he might react to her online chronicles of his rudeness.