Review: Mistletoe and Mr. Right by Lyla Payne

Review: Mistletoe and Mr. Right by Lyla Payne

Mistletoe and Mr. Right by Lyla Payne is comprised of two novellas that take place over Christmas break. Both of the stories have such picturesque settings, and the amusement of the first one in particular stood out to me. I did find that this book has a lot of drama, but because the characters are so well-developed for such short stories in a way that we can understand their actions, I was mostly willing to overlook this. This would be a great read for those looking for a more casual Christmas story. Continue reading

Review: A Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier

Review: A Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier

A Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier is a novel I knew I would enjoy from page one. This one has such a unique setting, and I loved the balance between upbeat and ominous events in the plot. The large cast of characters and the whimsical yet haunting atmosphere are also highlights. This is such an engaging read that those in search of a fresh contemporary will love. Continue reading

Review: All I Want for Christmas by Wendy Loggia

Review: All I Want for Christmas by Wendy Loggia

All I Want for Christmas by Wendy Loggia is a book I had been eagerly anticipating since I can’t resist books with Hallmark movie vibes. I loved all the festive activities throughout the book and the main character’s love for all things Christmas. However, I found that the characters are underdeveloped, and the ending feels rushed. But because this is meant to be a short and sweet read, I was willing to overlook this and ultimately enjoyed the story. Continue reading

Review: A Royal Christmas Quandary

Review: A Royal Christmas Quandary

A Royal Christmas Quandary by Samantha Hastings is the perfect read to get you feeling festive. This historical novel contains shenanigans and a bit of mystery as a prince goes missing. Both the main characters are easy to root for, and their dialogue is engaging. This is such a fun read that I would definitely recommend this holiday season. Continue reading

Review: All About Us by Tom Ellen

Review: All About Us by Tom Ellen

All About Us by Tom Ellen is a Christmas romance novel that is an updated spin on an old classic. The characters are lots of fun, and the story will definitely put you in the Christmas spirit. If you enjoy a time-travel novel that has a holiday theme, this is one for your to-be-read list. Continue reading