Box-O-Books #Giveaway: Harlequin Holiday Titles!

Posted November 1st, 2013 by in Blog, Box-O-Books!, Giveaway / 112 comments

Wohoo!! It’s November, here are Harlequin Junkie we are kicking off the Holiday Season with an awesome giveaway from Harlequin books!!!


This month I have a special Box-O-Books Giveaway full of holiday romances, perfect books to curl up with this Holiday Season!

Sleigh Bells in the Snow by Sarah Morgan

SBITSUSA TODAY bestselling author Sarah Morgan heats up the season with the O’Neil brothers in a brand-new holiday series!

Once upon a time, Christmas was Kayla Green’s favorite time of year. Now all the workaholic wants for Christmas is for it to be over—as fast as possible! So when duty calls her to snowy Vermont to close a deal with a new client, Kayla is grateful for an excuse to avoid the holidays for another year.

Jackson O’Neil left a thriving business behind to return home and salvage his family’s resort—it’s in his blood, and he can’t let it fail. Now that he’s got marketing whiz Kayla Green working with him to put Snow Crystal on the map, success is on the horizon.The fact they strike enough sparks off each other to power all the Christmas lights in Vermont is just an added bonus.

Kayla might be an expert at her job, but she’s out of her depth with Jackson—he makes her crave the happy-ever-after she once dreamed of, and it’s terrifying. As the snowflakes continue to swirl, will the woman who doesn’t believe in the magic of Christmas finally fall under its spell?

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Call Me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber

CMMMMrs. Miracle on 34th Street

This Christmas, Emily Merkle (just call her Mrs. Miracle) is working in the toy department of Finley’s, the last family-owned department store in New York City. And her boss is none other than Jake Finley, the owner’s son.

For Jake, holiday memories of brightly wrapped gifts, decorated trees and family gatherings were destroyed in a Christmas Eve tragedy years before. Now Christmas means only one thing to him—and to his father. Profit. Because they need a Christmas miracle to keep the business afloat.

Holly Larson needs a miracle, too. She wants to give her eight-year-old nephew, Gabe, the holiday he deserves. Holly’s widowed brother is in the army and won’t be home for Christmas, but at least she can get Gabe that toy robot from Finley’s, the one gift he desperately wants. If she can figure out how to pay for it…

Fortunately, it’s Mrs. Miracle to the rescue. Next to making children happy, she likes nothing better than helping others—and that includes doing a bit of matchmaking!

This Christmas will be different. For all of them.

A story that’s destined to become a Christmas classic from the Official Storyteller of Christmas.

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Christmas on 4th Street by Susan Mallery

CO4SThere’s nowhere better to spend the holidays than with New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery in the town of Fool’s Gold, where love is always waiting to be unwrapped…

Noelle Perkins just got a second chance at life, and she intends to make the most of every minute. That’s why she ditched a frustrating legal career to open her own store in Fool’s Gold, California. The Christmas Attic celebrates everything that’s magical about her favorite season. Business is booming, and as a bonus, gorgeous army doctor Gabriel Boylan has offered to help out during the holiday rush.

Gabriel’s memories of Christmas past contain more sour grapes than sugar plums, thanks to a drill sergeant father who ran his home like a boot camp. Spending the holidays with his family while he recuperates from injury sounds as appetizing as last year’s eggnog. Still, there are some enjoyable distractions in town, including sunny, sexy Noelle…and the red-hot mistletoe kisses they can’t stop sharing.

Gabriel didn’t think he was made for happily-ever-afters. But when fate hands you a love as sweet and surprising as this, only a fool could refuse….

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Take Me Home for Christmas by Brenda Novak

TMHFCChristmas is a time for remembering…

Too bad not all memories are pleasant! Everyone in Whiskey Creek remembers Sophia DeBussi as the town’s Mean Girl. Especially Ted Dixon, whose love she once scorned.

But Sophia has paid the price for her youthful transgressions. The man she did marry was rich and powerful but abusive. So when he goes missing, she secretly hopes he’ll never come back—until she learns that he died running from an FBI probe of his investment firm. Not only has he left Sophia penniless, he’s left her to face all the townspeople he cheated.…

Sophia is reduced to looking for any kind of work to pay the bills and support her daughter. With no other options, she becomes housekeeper for none other than Ted, now a successful suspense writer. He can’t bring himself to turn his back on her, not at Christmas, but he refuses to get emotionally involved. He learned his lesson the last time.

Or will the season of love and forgiveness give them both another chance at happiness?

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A Seaside Christmas by Sherryl Woods

ASC#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods takes you back to Chesapeake Shores for another heartwarming holiday season

As the only child of a single mom, Jenny Collins wanted nothing more than to be part of a large, rambunctious family like the O’Briens. Ironically, though, when her mother married into that family, Jenny found herself feeling more like an outsider than ever.

Now, after years in Nashville as an established songwriter, Jenny’s drawn back to Chesapeake Shores to collaborate on a Christmas production…and to make peace with the past. As if that’s not challenging enough, Caleb Green, the singer who broke her heart, has followed her to town, determined to win her back.

With the help of a little O’Brien holiday magic, will Jenny and Caleb find a way to make sweet music forever?

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Sleigh Belles by Beth Albright

SB2Join the Sassy Belles

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 director of the Tuscaloosa children’s Christmas play has fallen ill, and Dallas is ordered by her station manager to take the reins. Everyone is shocked—especially Cal Hollingsworth, who still remembers her as the Ice Queen from high school.

If nothing else, Dallas has never met a challenge that a little lip gloss and a Chanel knockoff couldn’t fix. But she has no idea how to relate to these kids, and their brutal honesty is giving her pause. Things are made even more complicated by the butterflies she gets whenever Cal is near….

But when long-lost family members reenter her life, Dallas’s icy veneer begins to melt. And with Cal by her side, she soon realizes that it’s what’s under all the hair spray that counts.

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Upon A Winter’s Night by Karen Harper

UAWNA cold night’s silent majesty hides a BITTER secret…

Though she is deeply loved by her parents, the fact that Lydia Brand is adopted has always made her different from her close-knit Amish community. But as Christmas approaches and she begins to search for answers about her biological parents, more questions surface.

Soon it seems that the deaths of two women in her small town may not be coincidences, after all. And her pursuit of the truth has left her only with hints of a dark secret—and threats from an unseen adversary.

While she does her best to stave off advances from her parents’ preferred suitor, Lydia discovers that her heart truly belongs to the man who’s been there all along: her friend Josh Yoder. It’s only with his help that Lydia can ensure that the stillness of a winter’s night means peace…and not danger.

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112 Responses to “Box-O-Books #Giveaway: Harlequin Holiday Titles!”

  1. Teri

    I love all of Debbie Macombers Angel books. They are sweet, funny and full of hope. Lots of happy romance in a season that isn’t always full of happiness for readers.

  2. Connie Fischer

    I so enjoyed reading “Twas the Night After Christmas” which truly touched my heart. I hope you will read it and enjoy it as well.

  3. janinecatmom

    I haven’t read any of these books yet but dying to read Beth Albright’s Sleigh Belles. I loved her book Wedding belles. The one Christmas story that I have read so far this year is coming out next week. It’s Home For Christmas by Melissa McClone. I loved that story.

  4. Sue c

    Heather Graham’s Christmas books. They have a real sense of family.

  5. Heather Johnson

    Christine Feehan Holiday Treasury is a awesome book…it has three great Christmas stories in one

  6. Brenna Ash

    There was a Christmas book I’d read a few years ago, Silver Bells, that I absolutely loved. It dealt with some powerful family issues, but the end game was a beautiful, heart-warming story.

  7. Justine

    Carina Press publishes some holiday stories that I like. The Naughty and Nice anthology is a good place to start because it has four novellas written by Shannon Stacey, Jaci Burton, Megan Hart, and Lauren Dane.

  8. Diane Sallans

    Harlequin used to put out wonderful Historical Christmas Anthologies – those were great during the season when I was extra busy.

  9. Yazmin R

    I Love Call me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber. It has the perfect heartwarming and miracles come true feel for the holiday season. 🙂

  10. katsrus

    Twelve Kisses Later by Sandra Sookoo. I really like the way her characters interact, She usually adds a bit of humor.Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.
    Sue B

  11. Gail Fuhlman

    Well I will have to say that I haven’t read any of these books.Sarah Morgan,Debbie Macomber,Susan Mallery,Brenda Novak,Sherryl Woods,Karen Harper are my favorite authors. I haven’t read any books by Beth Albright. But I would love to win this Holiday Gift Giveaway!!!

  12. Ann M

    I love HOT TOY by Jennifer Crusie in the SANTA BABY anthology. 🙂 no real reason, I just do.

  13. bettysunflower

    I absolutely adore Christmas romances!! TY for this opportunity to win some!!

  14. Jenn McElroy

    I recently read Christmas on 4th St. and it was a very sweet, romantic read! Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

  15. Theresa N

    I really Like Kay Stockham’s Christmas in Montana I think everyone should read it.

  16. Lori H

    I like the anthology THE MAGICAL CHRISTMAS CAT with Lora Leigh, Linda W. Jones, Nalini Singh and Erin McCarthy. It was a quick read by some authors I like 🙂

  17. Angie H

    Any Christmas book by Debbie Macomber puts me in the holiday spirit. Love her!

  18. Marcy Shuler

    I read CHRISTMAS ON 4th STREET by Susan Mallery. This is a wonderful story about how two damaged people find each other during the holiday season in Fool’s Gold. It was a sweet and moving book!

  19. Kathleen O

    i have already read Christmas on 4th Street. I just finished it today. . I also love Robyn Carr’s Christmas in Virgin River..

  20. thebookdate

    Candlelight Christmas by Susan Wiggs – have recently read this and loved it, part of a series but could easily stand alone. Full of real spirit of Christmas.

  21. Pennie M

    I’ve read Susan Mallery’s Christmas on 4th Street and it is a MUST for everyone who loves Christmas and Fools Gold. Looking forward to the rest of these!

  22. Kim Pinch

    I loved Debbie Macomber’s Christmas Angels: Three Heavenly Romances. I like the mixture of humor and romance.

  23. Casie Boland

    I actually haven’t read any Christmas books yet, I have a couple on my list to read

  24. Tammy Y

    I liked Rescuing Christmas by Vicki Lewis Thompson, Catherine Mann and Kathy DeNosky. Cute Christmas stories with puppies!

  25. Lea

    I love Christmas Romances!! There are so many good ones out there. The Gift of Christmas Past and Three Wise Ghosts by Lynn Kurland (both can be found in the Love Came Just in Time anthology) are both so fun if you like a little paranormal with your Christmas story. Must Love Mistletoe by Christie Ridgeway is an excellent Contemporary Christmas Romance. Well there’s bunches more that I so look forward to re-reading every year, but I’ll leave it at that for now!

  26. Brenda Rumsey

    Susan Mallery’s book CHRISTMAS ON 4th STREET, and loved it! It’s a touching story that gives you warm fuzzies and puts you in the Christmas mood.
    You’ve got so many good books in this selections. Love many of these authors and a couple of them are new to me.

  27. SnarkyMom

    I think that EVERYONE should read THE POLAR EXPRESS. In our house, the philosophy is that if you don’t believe, you don’t receive (this also helps keep the 14 year old twins from spoiling the joy for the 7 year old)! I often give this book as a gift, too!

  28. Barbara D.

    I love reading romance books and who would not love freebies! lol

  29. Leanna

    I love Virgin River Christmas and Bring me Home for Christmas by Robyn Carr. These books are about forgiveness, love and understanding. They show that we cannot always know why people fo things. I love Virgin River one of my favorite series.

  30. Inga

    A Creed Country Christmas by Linda Lael Miller is a must because it’s a moving story and the reader gets to learn the history of this family.

  31. Janice U.

    I don’t think I’ve read any Christmas novels. I will definitely have to check these and other Holiday books out.

  32. rojo13864

    I second “A Creed Country Christmas” by Linda Lael Miller. It was the closest I’ve come to Joyous feelings while reading it.

  33. Shari

    I have read Christmas on Fourth Street by Susan Mallery. It shows forgiveness and true family bonds.

  34. DebraG

    Tawny Weber writes great stories. I loved her Sex, Lies and Mistletoe. You feel good when you are done reading.

  35. cahmmerritt

    Lori Foster, Eileen Wilks, Sherrilyn Kenyon and Dee Holmes did an anthology All I Want For Christmas that had some great stories in it.

  36. cindy reifel

    I read a massive amount of books every year and I have to say that Christmas books are probably my favorite of all, but I couldn’t tell you a specific book. I will say that any Christmas book that leaves me feeling the holiday spirit and leaves a smile on my face at the end of the book is a Great Holiday Book!

  37. blondieblack

    Every year I have to read How the Grinch Stole Christmas AND we go to see Grinchmas at Universal Orlando. I love that book and their show. I also love to read Christmas romances. Twas’ the Night After Christmas by Sabrina Jeffries was very good (I see someone else mentioned it too). I’ve already read Christmas at Cardwell Ranch by B.J. Daniels and am reading her Winchester Christmas Wedding right now. I love the setting in snowy Big Sky Country (Montana). Thanks for the giveaway!

  38. Lori P

    I love Christmas stories and I’ve read so many I can’t remember all of the titles. A few of my favorites were written by Sabrina Jeffries, Robyn Carr, Linda Lael Miller, Susan Mallery and Fern Michaels.

  39. Marcy Meyer

    I loved Take Me Home for Christmas by Brenda Novak. It just came out and is part of her Whiskey Creek series. I hadn’t read any of this series yet, but it sucked me in and didn’t let go. I’m so excited to go back read the rest of the series now.

  40. Samantha 'Cole' Kurtz

    I can’t think of the name of it, but it’s one of the McKaslin Clan books by Jillian Hart. Just gave me that warm fuzzy feeling 🙂
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  41. Krysten M

    I absolutely loved the Windham series by Grace Burrowes, and from that series my favorite was definitely Lady Sophie’s Christmas Wish. I read that one first and then went back for all the others. So adorable and fun.

  42. Sandy Xiong

    I usually would pick historical romance but Christmas on Fourth Street by Susan Mallery is the best for this. It showcases family love and about finding love. I love it!

  43. denise

    The most recent ones I’ve read are “Twas the Night After Christmas by Sabrina Jeffries and Christmas on 4th Street by Susan Mallery, for a classic, you may want Little Women

  44. Glenda

    My most recent Christmas romance and an excellent one is Grace Burrowe’s Lady Jenny’s Christmas Portrait. It is wonderful as are the rest of her books that I’ve read.

  45. amy o'neal

    as of right now I would recommend susan mallery’s book, because so far that’s the only one of these I have read. 🙂

  46. Kim Perry

    I would recommend Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown! I love that Charlie Brown wants to remain true to the message of Christmas instead of embracing all of the commercial aspects of the holiday. I also love that Snoopy wins 1st prize for his decked out doghouse!

  47. KateS

    Any of Debbie Maccomber’s Christmas books, they all have a lovely mix of romance, miracle and love.

  48. Jennifer W.

    What a wonderful giveaway! Great for a book lover. I have not read books by some of these authors. What a great way to get and read their work. Wonderful spirit lifter!

  49. Olga

    Snowy Night with a Stranger (The Scandalous Series #2.5) by Jane Feather, Sabrina Jeffries and Julia London 🙂

  50. Daphne

    i love the series that Shannon Stacey has that comes out around christmas time in an anthology, can’t remember their name

  51. Laurie Gommermann

    I would highly recommend Curtiss Ann Matlock’s MIRACLE ON I-40. This is a holiday story about a young, single, hardworking waitress who is struggling to raise her 2 young children. She left home with her boyfriend over 10 years before. She realizes that she can’t provide her children with a merry Christmas so she decides to swallow her pride and go back to NC to seek her family’s forgiveness. A friend from the restaurant arranges for her and her kids to hitch a ride with a taciturn truck driver. He doesn’t believe in Christmas or love. Along the way her self sacrificing ways, her belief in Christmas miracles, her love of her children and her personality force Cooper to reexamine his beliefs about Christmas and love. These two lonely people team up to provide her children with the best Christmas ever. Their journey to a HEA follows a very bumpy but rewarding road!

  52. flchen1

    One favorite is Jane Blackwood’s short story Maybe This Christmas in the Jingle All the Way anthology–it’s a second-chance story that I have to re-read at least once a year. Ms. Blackwood’s writing here is emotional and honest and real, and a definitely holiday must-read any time of year.

  53. EllenToo

    When someone mentions Christmas stories I immediately thought of my favorite of all things Christmas is Charles Dickens Christmas Carol. Not sure if this is what you intended in the way of favorite stories but it has always been mine.

  54. Sandy Bartles

    The Christmas Wish by Tori Scott. It has all the feel-good elements of a Christmas story.

  55. Jessica R

    Twas the Night Before Christmas
    I just love it! Gotta read it every year

  56. Texas Book Lover

    I know that I have read several Christmas books but for some reason the only one I can think of is Christmas in Lucky Harbor by Jill Shalvis.

  57. Andra Dalton

    If my kids were answering this question without a doubt their answer would be Elf On A Shelf, Polar Express, & T’was The Night Before Christmas as its always been our tradition to read aloud all these books around the holiday season. For me its just as easy to answer any of the holiday books written by Heather Graham hands down you can never go wrong with one of her books. I’ve gobbled up as many of her books as possible over the years many of them more than once because I never tire of her writing style. A close second when I need a good belly laugh is the holiday books written by Janet Evanovich which literally makes me laugh out loud!! Just isn’t the holidays without curling up in front of the fire with these books. Thanks for the contest & good luck to all!!☺

  58. Sharlene Wegner

    I have read a lot of holiday books, but one that sticks in my mind is Robyn Carr’s A Virgin River Christmas. The characters both have to go through the ringer to get their HEA, but it is so worth it!

  59. Patoct

    I forgot to answer the question. One of my favorites in a Christmas read if Virgin River Christmas. Just love Ian’s character and how kind he treats the heroine in the story. Any Deb Macomber Christmas story is always a good read as well.

  60. Margaret

    I loved the Christmas Train by David Baldacci – what a great story. It isn’t a classic romance, but it tells a wonderful story of how the events of one train ride can bring meaning back to life for a disillusioned journalist. The book contains mystery and romance…a must read in my opinion!

  61. meingee

    Christmas on 4th Street by Susan Mallery is a great fast paced and fun read.

  62. Claira Pam

    I love The Polar Express and How the Grinch Stole Christmas – they may be children’s books, but they have a good message. 🙂

  63. Christine L.

    Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL is the volume to which I return time and again. I always find it uplifting and I try to adhere to the following: “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!”

  64. Jennifer Zorko-Legan

    Mistletoe and Margaritas by Shannon Stacey is always one of my favorites! Thanks for the chance.

  65. Shirley Buchanan

    Everyone should read Sleigh Bells in the Snow by Sarah Morgan because there are Scrooges in the world, males and females, who just need that special someone to change their minds about Christmas. This book sounds like it would be the way that someone could change a Scrooge’s mind. After all, Christmas is about love.

  66. ML

    The Gift by Nora Roberts. Three great romantic holiday stories in one book. Nora always weaves a wonderful tale.

  67. Josette Schaber

    I love reading Christmas themed books around the holidays. Last year I had a marathon of Christmas books and I plan to do it again this year. Thinking a book a day starting December 1. So, I’m currently collecting the books. So, many new ones out to choose from. Carrie Ann Ryan has a good series, Holiday Montana. I loved Santa’s Executive. It was a humorous and easy read.

  68. holdenj

    I just read Mary Kay Andrew’s Christmas novella called Christmas Bliss. It was fun to revisit some familiar characters during this time of year. Thanks!

  69. jdh2690

    What a hot box of books to win! Whee! Chances are pretty slim, but I’d like to put my name in the pot anyway…you just never know…I do believe in Christmas miracles. 🙂 Thanks for the post…and the chance!

    • jdh2690

      Oops, forgot to answer the question! I imagine these movies are in book form too: Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life. They ought to change a Christmas non-believer into a Christmas believer. They showcase all the good values in human life, which are easily lost or forgotten. We need reminders like there are in these two stories.

  70. Anita H.

    Off the top of my head, I would say Under The Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis. It’s such a great read.

  71. Ada

    I love love love Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor. It’s such a beautiful story about family and love.

  72. Michelle Harlan

    One of my favorites is Lisa Kleypas’ Christmas Eve on Friday Harbor. It’s a heart-warming story & also the first book in a great series!

  73. Helen L, (gmapeony)

    Any contemporary Christmas books are great. I especially love any by Susan Mallery and Debbie Macomber. Another Christmas series that is so heartwarming is the Christmas Jars series.

  74. Janelle

    I have not read many Christmas books yet! I read some last year but nothing that is the BEST and I cant wait to reread. May be its in this bundle!

  75. Pattyb43

    I love Christmas books. Favorite would probably have to be Robyn Carr’s Virgin River Christmas.