Book Review | Castaway with the Cowboy

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Castaway with the Cowboy is a Calico Trails reprinted novella by Pam Hillman. When their steamship sinks, Zach Holifield, Abby Lindstrom, and a small ragtag crew land on a small island in the Caribbean. Will they survive long enough to be rescued or will they need to make this place their new home?

Book Review | A Holiday by Gaslight

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This fall, I was increasingly intrigued by the stories of Mimi Matthews. I hadn’t read any of her work before so when I learned she had a Christmas novella, A Holiday by Gaslight, I knew this was my chance to be introduced to a new-to-me author. I’m glad I did!

Book Review | Honey for the Holidays

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Honey for the Holidays by Jessica R. Patch is the fourth book in her Honeyhaven series. Crockett Baylor and Scout Denman had a nasty break up years ago, but when they need each other this Christmas, they make a plan to fake getting back together. Only things get complicated.

Book Review | The Evergreen Bride

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The Evergreen Bride by Pam Hillman was originally part of the novella collection 12 Brides of Christmas. Now it is a standalone novella and part of the Mississippi Piney Woods series.

Book Review | The Christmas Swap

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The Christmas Swap by Melody Carlson is a Christmas novella with a twist on the popular movie The Holiday. When songwriter West Prescott is coerced into swapping houses over Christmas, he decides to stick around as the caretaker to get to know one of the guests staying at his home.

Book Review | A Hopeful Christmas

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A Hopeful Christmas is a regency novella collection with stories written by Anneka R. Walker, Sian Ann Bessey, Carla Kelly, and Krista Lynne Jensen.

Book Review | A Joyful Christmas

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A Joyful Christmas is a collection of six historical Christmas novellas written by Cynthia Hickey, Liz Johnson, Vickie McDonough, Liz Tolsma, Carrie Turansky, and Erica Vetsch.

Book Review | Love’s Pure Light

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Love’s Pure Light is a delightful Christmas Novella Collection of four stories by Susanne Dietze, Shannon McNear, Deborah Raney, and Janine Rosche. It follows a nativity set as it is passed down from generation to generation and what I loved most was how each generation’s love story added a piece to it.

Book Review | The Kissing Tree

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The Kissing Tree is a collection of four novellas, each written by a different author: Karen Witemeyer, Regina Jennings, Amanda Dykes, and Nicole Deese. All four stories are centered around a timeless old oak tree in the heart of Texas.