Deck the shelves with these holiday reads to enhance your festive spirit:
Sleigh Belles by Beth Albright
It’s Christmas, Southern style! With her hair perfectly coiffed, nails freshly manicured and a heavy trail of perfume wafting behind her, local news reporter Dallas Dubois is sure she’s about to kick her career — and maybe her love life — into high gear.
The Dogs of Christmas by W. Bruce Cameron
While nursing a broken heart, Josh Michaels is outraged when a neighbor abandons his very pregnant dog, Lucy, at Josh’s Colorado home. But Josh can’t resist Lucy’s soulful brown eyes, and though he’s never had a dog before, he’s determined to do the best he can for Lucy — and her soon-to-arrive, bound-to-be-adorable puppies.
Spirit of Steamboat: A Walk Longmire Story by Craig Johnson
Sheriff Walt Longmire is reading A Christmas Carol in his office on December 24 when he’s interrupted by the ghost of Christmas past: a young woman with a hairline scar across her forehead and more than a few questions about Walt’s predecessor, Lucian Connally. Walt doesn’t recognize the mystery woman, but she seems to know him and claims to have something she must return to Connally.
Starry Night by Debbie Macomber
Carrie Slayton, a big-city society-page columnist, longs to write more serious news stories, so her editor hands her a challenge: She can cover any topic she wants, but only if she first scores the paper an interview with Finn Dalton, the notoriously reclusive author. Living in the remote Alaskan wilderness, Finn has written a mega-bestselling memoir about surviving in the wild.
Candlelight Christmas by Susan Wiggs
As single father Logan O’Donnell prepares to give his son Charlie the best Christmas ever on the shores of Willow Lake, he may be in for a Christmas surprise himself, in the form of sharp-witted and independent Darcy Fitzgerald.