Archive for December 2013

Here’s a list of good Christmas reads for adults:

  • Skipping Christmas by John Grisham- imagine a year without Christmas; a hilarious look at the chaos and frenzy that have become part of our holiday tradition
  • Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris- collection of six essays about Christmas, some new and some previously published; known as “one of the funniest writers alive” (Economist)
  • The Bridge by Karen Kingsbury- heartwarming Christmas story about a hundred-year flood, lost love, and the beauty of enduring friendships
  • The Christmas Train by David Baldacci- a sweet holiday tale; differs greatly from Baldacci’s usual fast-paced thrillers
  • Wishin’ and Hopin’: A Christmas Story by Wally Lamb- “Both heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny… a cast of characters that are both uproarious and unforgettable… a poignant reminder that family and friends are the greatest gift of all.” (Hartford Books Examiner ) (Not to mention that anything by Wally Lamb is worth reading!)
  • The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans- “This inspiring holiday tale tells the touching story of a widow and the young family who moves in with her, and the ways in which they discover together the first gift of Christmas and what the holiday is really all about..” –Barnes & Noble; eight million copies in print!
  • All I Want for Christmas by By Sherrilyn Kenyon, Lori Foster, Eileen Wilks and Dee Holmes- ‘tis the season for passion; four of the best romance authors team up for this hot Christmas romance 
  • The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere- heart-tugging Christmas tale; may not be suitable if you’ve recently lost someone to illness, as it deals with a character losing his mother to cancer
  • Santa, Baby by Jennifer Crusie, Lori Foster and Carly Phillips- “You’ll believe in Santa all over again with these seductive stories” 😉
  • A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas- light, humorous Christmas romance
  • An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor- heartwarming, cozy tale of yuletide merriment by the New York Times bestselling author of An Irish Country Doctor