Christmas Books I Want To Read

Before we know it it'll be Christmas Day, and since we are two weeks into December I thought it would be the perfect time to start getting in the festive spirit. These are all of the Christmas related books that I want to read, I'm feeling hopeful that I'll get through a couple of them, but no doubt I'll carry on reading them once Christmas has passed too.
6 Christmas Themed Books under a Christmas Tree
One Wish in Manhattan by Mandy Baggot - Haul
It's the most wonderful time of the year...to fall in love.

The temperature is dropping, snow is on its way and Hayley Walker is heading for New York with one with on her mind...to start over.

With her nine-year-old daughter Angel, Hayley is ready for an adventure. From hot chocolates and horse-drawn carriage rides in Central Park, to ice-skating at the Rockefeller Centre, and Christmas shopping on 5th Avenue - they soon fall in love with the city that never sleeps.

But there's more to New York than the bright twinkly lights and breathtaking skyscrapers. Angel has a Christmas wish of her own - to find her real day.

While Hayley tries to fulfil her daughter's wish, she crosses paths with Billionaire Oliver Drummond. Restless and bored with fast living, there's something intriguing about him that has Hayley hooked.

Determined to make her daughter's dream come true, can Hayley dare to think her own dreams might turn into reality - could a New York Christmas turn into a New York forever?

In the snowy Highlands of Scotland, Suzanne McBride is dreaming of the perfect cosy Christmas. Her three adopted daughters are coming home for the holidays and she can't wait to see them. But tensions are running high...

Workaholic Hannah knows she can't avoid spending the holidays with her family two years in a row. But it's not the weight of their expectations that's panicking her - it's the life-changing secret she's hiding. Stay-at-home mom Beth is having a personal crisis. All she wants for Christmas is time to decide if she's ready to return to work - seeing everyone was supposed to help her stress levels, not increase them! Posy isn't sure she's living her best life, but with her parents depending on her, making a change seems risky. But not as risky as falling for gorgeous new neighbour Luke...

As Suzanne dreams of the perfect McBride Christmas unravel, she must rely on the magic of the season to bring her daughters together. But will this new togetherness teach the sisters that their close-knit bond is strong enough to withstand anything - including a family Christmas?
The Christmas Sisters by Sarah Morgan book under the Christmas tree
Imagine the perfect Christmas kiss...

His strong arms around her waist, her hands on his face, the snow slowly starts to fall...

It's enough to make Isla Winters cringe! While her sister can't get enough of this - increasingly common - sight on the streets of London. Isla's too busy trying to stop Hannah's wheelchair from slipping on the ice and making sure she's not too late to her dream job at Breekers International.

But everything changes with the arrival of Chase Bryan, fresh from the New York office. He's eager to learn everything about Isla's beloved Notting Hill, but as she nights get colder, will cosying up to him come at a price?

Emily Parker is set to have the worst Christmas ever!

Her flatmate's moved out, she's closed her heart to love and she's been put in charge of the school original Christmas show - with zero musical ability.

Disgraced superstar, Ray Stone is in desperate need of a quick PR turnaround. Waking up from a drunken stupor to a class of ten-year-olds snapping pics and Emily looking at him was not what he had in mind.

Ray needs Emily's help to delete the photos, and she needs his with the show. As they learn to work together they may just open their hearts to more than a second chance...
One Christmas Star by Mandy Baggot book under the Christmas tree
Haunted by a past she can't escape, Laura Cunningham desires nothing more than to keep her world small and precise - her quiet relationship and growing jewellery business are all she needs to get by. Until the day when Rob Blake walks into her studio and commissions a necklace that will tell his enigmatic wife Cat's life in charms.

As Laura interviews Cat's family, friends and former lovers, she steps out of her world and into theirs - a charmed world where weekends are spent in Verbier and the air is lavender-scented, where friends are wild, extravagant and jealous, and a big love has to compete with grand passions.

Hearts are opened, secrets revealed and as the necklace begins to fill up with trinkets, Cat's intoxicating life develops Laura's own. By the time she has to identify the final charm, Laura's metamorphosis is almost complete. But the last story left to tell has the power to change all of their lives forever, and Laura is forced to choose between who she really is and who she wants to be.

A Christmas fling, or has Janie found the real thing?

Thirty-something hairdresser Janie Johnson's single status is a constant source of gossip for her friends and clients. So after too many nights in with her cat, a blind date disaster and news that her ex is getting married, Janie realises it's time to do something dramatic with her life. It's time for an adventure!

Leaving winter behind, Janie takes the plunge and books an exotic trip to Africa. Her friends think she's mad and Janie thinks they may very well be right...but then she falls head over heels for her tour guide - and fully-fledged Maasai Warrior - Dominic. But can Janie now face spending a snowy Christmas back home without him?
Wrapped Up in You by Carole Matthews book under the Christmas tree
Those are all of the Christmas related books that I want to read this month, I doubt I'll read them all but it's good to be optimistic! What Christmas reads are on your list? Thanks for reading,

Charlotte x
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