We’ve put together what we think are the best books to give bookworms this Christmas. Each book has been read by a member of our team and hand picked as our favourite. We were kindly sent the books below.
Now is the time to turn off the TV and snuggle up to a cosy fire as you browse through the gift that can be opened again and again.
Below is a selection of what we chose as some of the best 2019 reads to buy now …
A Mrs Miracle Christmas by Debbie Macomber
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Laurel McCulloch and her husband Zach, have been longing for a baby but when Laurel’s grandmother is diagnosed with Alzheimers it seems like an impossible dream. Could the arrival of Caring Angel, Mrs Miracle be the answer to her prayers?
If you, like Elaine, love reading books that have happy-ever-after endings, then this festive page-turner will take you on a magical, seasonal adventure that can be read again and again.
You can buy Debbie Macomber’s ‘A Mrs Miracle Christmas’ HERE
A Christmas Gift by Katie Flynn
Set in Liverpool, 1939 this book tells the story of 16 year old Lizzy Atherton who is forced to flee from her violent step-father and leave her beloved mother behind. Her only wish is to find her family, and as war continues to rage can Lizzy gather her strength to keep searching? Will Lizzy get her Christmas wish after all?
Holly said: I’m a huge fan of Katie Flynn’s and as always her latest novel, A Christmas Gift, had me hooked from the get go. I think it would make a great Christmas gift and I couldn’t wait to learn if Lizzy Atherton eventually finds her family.
You can buy A Christmas Gift by Katie Flynn HERE
19th Christmas by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
This book is a Women’s Murder Club Thriller that’s set in San Francisco and is packed with action that will keep you on the edge of your seat right down to the very last page.
Christmas may well be on its way but when sergeant Lindsay Boxer receives a tip-off about a Christmas Day heist everything changes.
Mandy, who loves to read a good thriller said, “I was hooked on this book from the very first page and couldn’t put the book down. Will Lindsay be able to save the residents of San Francisco from a Christmas they’ll never forget?”
You can buy 19th Christmas by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro HERE
I’ll Be Home for Christmas by Abbey Clancy
This is the second novel from model and TV presenter, Abbey Clancy and tells the story of pop star Jessika Malone who can’t believe her luck as she signs a major record deal and is also offered the chance of a lifetime: a tour with megastar Cooper Black.
This is everything Jessica has ever dreamed of but how will her boyfriend, Daniel, feel about her tour when he’s finally got down on one knee and popped the question?
I’ll Be Home for Christmas is a whirlwind of festive romance, glitz, glamour and Christmas dreams. Will she make it home for Christmas before it’s too late?
Katy, who loves to read romantic festive stories said, “I really enjoyed reading this festive story from author Abbey Clancy and didn’t want to put it down”. Will Daniel be waiting with open arms when Jessica returns – we certainly hope so!
You can buy I’ll Be Home for Christmas by Abbey Clancy HERE
A Wedding In December by Sarah Morgan
The Sundays bestselling author is back with her latest novel, A Wedding in December. The books follows the story of a bride-to-be and her family as they all come together to celebrate the wedding.
However member of her family are hiding secrets such as her mum and dad on the brink of divorce, her sister believing she is making a mistake and tries to convince Rosie and Rosie herself having second thoughts, but with everyone already arrived, how can she tell them she’s not sure?
Elaine said: “Books like this are always my go-to-book as these are the perfect comfort reading books. The book follows Rosie and her family as she prepares to get married but her mum and dad are on the brink of divorce, her sister wants to stop the wedding and poor Rosie is having second thoughts. I really did love the way all of the stories were written as it did follow each of the characters as they tried to hold it together for Rosie, except her sister.
There is humor, tears and is full of heart warming moments.
You can buy A Wedding In December from Amazon HERE.
What’s your favourite festive novel? Share your thoughts below.