Celebrate the season with this New York Times bestselling wintry tale that will have readers of all ages believing in the magic of Christmas. This is one to pull out every year and savor all winter long! In the merry tradition of classics like The Polar Express, this special picture book captures the holiday spirit. This is a timeless classic one to reread every year and savor all winter long! Long ago, a brave little girl named Anja wanted to be one of Santa's elves.So she leaves a note for her family and helps her elderly neighbor prepare for the holiday, then she straps on her skis, and heads out into the snowy landscape. From a red bird to a polar bear to a reindeer, a menagerie of winter animals help Anja make her way to Santa. A generous trim-size, matte cover, extraordinary photographs, and foiled title make this a special book for the holiday season. And don't miss the other "Wish" books: The Reindeer Wish The Tiny Wish The Brave Little Puppy The Puppy's Wish The Polar Bear Wish

Author Lori Evert
Isbn 037598156X
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2013-09-10
Pages 48
Language English
File format PDF

In the tradition of The Snowman and The Polar Express, this cozy Nordic tale filled with extraordinary photographs will have readers of all ages dreaming of magical places where wintry wishes come true. Long ago, a little girl named Anja wanted to be one of Santa's elves. Since she lives somewhat near the North Pole, she thinks about it quite often. One holiday season, she decides to do something about it. So she tidies up her home, straps on her snowshoes, and heads out into the snowy landscape. Enlisting the help of some woodland friends on her wonder-filled journey, Anja makes her way to Santa to see if he might grant her this special Christmas wish. This Read & Listen edition contains audio narration.

Author Lori Evert
Isbn 0449819426
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2013-09-10
Pages 48
Language English
File format PDF

Another breathaking adventure featuring the main character from the New York Times bestseller The Christmas Wish! When Anja discovers an abandoned reindeer baby in the woods, she cares for it and raises it as her own. They become dear friends and have many adventures together, but as the reindeer grows he wishes to rejoin his kind. So Anja leads him to join the greatest reindeer of all—those of Santa’s sled team. Don't miss the other "Wish" books: The Christmas Wish The Tiny Wish The Brave Little Puppy The Puppy's Wish -- coming soon!

Author Lori Evert
Isbn 0375982361
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 48
Language English
File format PDF

This charming tale of an overgrown pine always being passed by for Christmas, and what his woodland friends do to help him, is sure to become a Christmas classic. With delightful illustrations by wildlife artist Michael Monroe and enchanting text from Colleen Monroe, the birds, deer and squirrel of this story help make their special friend's wish come true.

Author Colleen Monroe
Isbn 1410308596
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2011-12-01
Pages 20
Language English
File format PDF

Nobody does royal romance or Christmas like Hallmark! Enjoy the enchanting original novel from Lizzie Shane. Jenny knows she isn’t the princess type. Sure, she’s friendly and caring, but with her clumsiness and lack of self-confidence, glass slippers would only make her trip. When Dom, the cute guy she runs into in the park, turns out to be the prince of San Noelle, she figures he must not be her happy ever after. But a mysterious countess grants Jenny’s one wish, and she finds herself married to this handsome prince! Unfortunately, at the stroke of midnight on Christmas night, her life will go back to normal. In funny and touching ways, Jenny navigates royal traditions the best she can. But even as she grows closer to Dom, the clock is ticking. With love and a little holiday magic, could she somehow make the enchantment last forever? This sweet holiday romance includes a free Hallmark original recipe for Chicken Shawarma.

Author Lizzie Shane
Isbn 1947892487
Genre Fiction
Year 2019-09-10
Pages 300
Language English
File format PDF

The creators of the bestselling picture book The Christmas Wish bring us another original board book featuring the adorable husky puppy from The Brave Little Puppy. Here is the newest Nordic adventure by the creators of the New York Times bestseller The Christmas Wish—this one as a board book for the littlest listeners. The star of The Christmas Wish, Anja, has an adorable husky puppy named Birki. Birki wishes he were good at something . . . anything! After all, sheep give Anja wool for her clothes, goats and cows give her milk, and the reindeer pull her family’s sleigh. But what can Birki do? He has the most important job of all—he’s Anja’s best friend! Husband-and-wife duo Lori Evert and Per Breiehagen give us another breathtaking photographic adventure set in Per’s homeland, Norway. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly said of The Christmas Wish, “Rosy-cheeked Anja looks like she’s stepped out of a fairy tale, and Breiehagen’s delicious photographs create the sense that magic is very real.” Praise for The Christmas Wish: “Dreams have never been so photogenic.” —The Children’s Book Review

Author Lori Evert
Isbn 0399550550
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2017-09-12
Pages 28
Language English
File format PDF

A classic holiday story about a teddy bear loved by children for 50 years. It’s almost Christmas and Corduroy sits on a department store shelf, wishing he could be a child’s holiday gift—but he’s a plain bear, and nobody seems to notice him. He sets out across the store to ask Santa Claus for help, but he can’t visit without wearing a special outfit! After stopping to try on hats, boots, and even baby clothes, Corduroy finally arrives at the North Pole. Can Santa help Corduroy find a new home in time for Christmas? With warm humor and classic art, A Christmas Wish for Corduroy takes readers back to the beginning and shows how Corduroy became the beloved bear we know today. This is a heartwarming story about the power of hope, perseverance, and friendship--an important addition to any Corduroy collection, and the perfect way to celebrate Corduroy's 50th anniversary.

Author B.G. Hennessy,Don Freeman
Isbn 0698156765
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2014-10-21
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

From the bestselling author of If I Were You comes a nostalgic and endearing holiday story that reminds us that sometimes the most meaningful gifts are the ones we least expect and dont deserve. Best friends Audrey Barrett and Eve Dawson are looking forward to celebrating Christmas in postwar America, thrilled at the prospect of starting new traditions with their five-year-old sons. But when the 1951 Sears Christmas Wish Book arrives and the boys start obsessing over every toy in it, Audrey and Eve realize they must first teach them the true significance of the holiday. They begin by helping Bobby and Harry plan gifts of encouragement and service for those in their community, starting by walking an elderly neighbors yellow Labsince a dog topped the boys wish list for Santa. In the charming tale that follows, Audrey and Eve are surprised to find their own hearts healing from the tragedies of war and opening to the possibility of forgiveness and new love.

Author Lynn Austin
Isbn 1496452542
Genre Fiction
Year 2021-09-07
Pages 304
Language English
File format PDF

The kind and brave heroine of the bestselling The Christmas Wish returns in a springtime adventure! When Anja wishes to be tiny to win a game of hide-and-seek, her wish comes true! Just a few inches tall, she must find her way home with the help of some new animal friends. Extraordinary photographs and enchanting text will leave readers wondering, “Did that really happen?”

Author Lori Evert
Isbn 037598237X
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2015-01-06
Pages 48
Language English
File format PDF

From beloved author Katherine Rundell comes a clever, funny, and poignant picture book about a lonely little boy who wishes not to be alone on Christmas. A young boy’s Christmas Eve wish on a shooting star leads to an adventure with an ever-hungry rocking horse, an angel whose wings are molting, a robin who has forgotten how to sing, and a rusting tin drummer boy in Katherine Rundell’s classic Christmas story, with Emily Sutton’s gorgeous paintings.

Author Katherine Rundell
Isbn 1481491628
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2018-09-18
Pages 64
Language English
File format PDF

A board book adventure set in the wintry world of the New York Times bestseller The Christmas Wish! The star of The Christmas Wish, Anja, has a very curious puppy that's lost in the woods! Luckily, his many kind forest friends—a polar bear, lynx, reindeer, squirrel, fox, and more—help guide him back to Anja’s arms. Husband-and-wife duo Lori Evert and Per Breiehagen have brought us another breathtakingly beautiful photographic adventure about their daughter, Anja, and her woodland friends, and introduce readers to her brave puppy, Birki. Don't miss the other "Wish" books: The Christmas Wish The Reindeer Wish The Tiny Wish The Puppy's Wish The Polar Bear Wish

Author Lori Evert
Isbn 0399549463
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2016-09-13
Pages 28
Language English
File format PDF

Can a little girl’s Christmas wish come true? After a tragic accident, Megan Stevenson is determined to give, Nora, her five-year-old niece, a loving and stable home. With her fantasy cake business thriving and her niece’s nightmares finally over, Megan’s life is more stable than it has ever been—until a stranger knocks on her door. FBI Special Agent William Parker knows what it’s like to lose the people you love. He’s convinced himself that his job is all he needs to be happy. But while he’s protecting Megan and Nora from a brutal terrorist group, his emotionless and solitary life is torn to shreds. With Christmas fast approaching, can Megan and Nora convince him that it’s safe to love again…even if loving them forces him to face his painful past? A Christmas Wish is the third book in the Sapphire Bay series and can easily be read as a standalone. Each of Leeanna's series are linked so you can find out what happens to your favorite characters in other books. For news of my latest releases, please visit www.leeannamorgan.com and sign up for my newsletter. Happy reading! Praise for Leeanna Morgan’s books: “I am addicted to Leeanna Morgan's books! The only problem with them is that I hate coming to the end of one, and can't wait for the next good read. I love how she weaves the characters together, and draws you right into their lives. If you haven't discovered her, please do give her books a try. You won't be disappointed, except for not having found her sooner!” “I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I couldn't put it down. I purchased it today and finished it just now. Captivating story from beginning to end. Definitely a five star book.” Other Novels by Leeanna Morgan: Montana Brides: Book 1: Forever Dreams (Gracie and Trent) Book 2: Forever in Love (Amy and Nathan) Book 3: Forever After (Nicky and Sam) Book 4: Forever Wishes (Erin and Jake) Book 5: Forever Santa (A Montana Brides Christmas Novella) Book 6: Forever Cowboy (Emily and Alex) Book 7: Forever Together (Kate and Dan) Book 8: Forever and a Day (Sarah and Jordan) The Bridesmaids Club: Book 1: All of Me (Tess and Logan) Book 2: Loving You (Annie and Dylan) Book 3: Head Over Heels (Sally and Todd) Book 4: Sweet on You (Molly and Jacob) Emerald Lake Billionaires: Book 1: Sealed with a Kiss (Rachel and John) Book 2: Playing for Keeps (Sophie and Ryan) Book 3: Crazy Love (Holly and Daniel) Book 4: One And Only (Elizabeth and Blake) The Protectors: Book 1: Safe Haven (Hayley and Tank) Book 2: Just Breathe (Kelly and Tanner) Book 3: Always (Mallory and Grant) Book 4: The Promise (Ashley and Matthew) Book 5: Coming Home (Mia and Stan) Book 6: The Gift (Hannah and Brett) Book 7: The Wish (Claire and Jason) Sapphire Bay: Book 1: Falling For You (Natalie and Gabe) Book 2: Once In A Lifetime (Sam and Caleb) Book 3: A Christmas Wish (Megan and William) Book 4: Before Today (Brooke and Levi) Book 5: The Sweetest Thing (Cassie and Noah) Sapphire Bay: Book 1: Falling For You (Natalie and Gabe) Book 2: Once In A Lifetime (Sam and Caleb) Book 3: A Christmas Wish (Megan and William) Book 4: Before Today (Brooke and Levi) Book 5: The Sweetest Thing (Cassie and Noah) Book 6: Sweet Surrender (Willow and Zac) Santa's Secret Helpers: Book 1: Christmas On Main Street (Emma and Jack) Book 2: Mistletoe Madness (Kylie and Ben) Book 3: Silver Bells (Bailey and Steven) Book 4: The Santa Express (Shelley and John) Keywords: Heartwarming, small town romance, love, mystery, ranch, cowboy, friendship, family life, series, Montana, relationships, love, wedding, bride, suspense, family saga, second chance, clean & wholesome, adventure, second chances, bodyguard, FBI, police, inspirational, community, holidays, Christmas.

Author Leeanna Morgan
Isbn
Genre Fiction
Year 2018-10-15
Pages 175
Language English
File format PDF

Fans of RaeAnne Thayne and Debbie Mason will feel right at home in this emotional holiday love story: Uplifting second chance romance Tight-knit small-town community Characters that jump off the page Heartwarming Christmas spirit Authentic Southern setting New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sharon Sala delivers her first holiday romance in the Blessings, Georgia series. Wade Montgomery's back in Blessings, Georgia just in time for the holidays to help rebuild after a disaster nearly destroyed his family's business. But once he lays eyes on his old friend Birdie Knox, he can't stop thinking about calling Blessings home again...this time forever. Praise for the Blessings, Georgia series: "Sharon Sala is a consummate storyteller. If you can stop reading then you're a better woman than me."—DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Sharon Sala's Blessings, Georgia series is filled with unforgettable charm and delight!"—ROBYN CARR, #1 New York Times bestselling author "[Sala's] Blessings, Georgia series is full of heartfelt emotions and laughter."—Fresh Fiction "Sala makes Blessings, Georgia, a vastly entertaining place to visit."—Bookpage

Author Sharon Sala
Isbn 1728206189
Genre Fiction
Year 2021-09-28
Pages 320
Language English
File format PDF

‘Literally couldn’t put it down!… makes you laugh and tugs at the heartstrings, all in one go!... absolutely perfect!... breath-taking… made me cry and it made me laugh… filled me with festive warm feelings… Love love LOVED it!!.’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars Christmas is coming but it doesn’t feel that way for Esme. Jilted by her cheating fiancée Warren and mourning the death of her beloved grandmother she’s determined not to let life beat her and books a trip to Lapland, on a holiday that her grandmother had always dreamed of taking. Beneath the indigo skies of Lapland, love is the last thing on Esme’s mind but she can’t ignore a spark with Zach, a broodingly handsome actor, also nursing a broken heart. But when Esme is bombarded by messages from Warren promising he’s changed and she discovers that Zach is hiding something-will her head be turned? And when a trip to the northern lights reveals the full extent Zach’s own secret past is there any hope that Esme will get the happy ending that her grandmother wished for her? Readers are falling in love with The Christmas Wish: ‘Put a smile on my face!... I've LOVED it!... the most heart-warming of stories… loving every single page… drawing you in and not letting you go until the end of the very last page… totally captivated!’ Chat About Books, 5 stars ‘I absolutely loved this story. Got me feeling festive and ready for Christmas already! I lost myself in this story… It was perfect!... A brilliant heart-warming ending too… Beautiful.’ Between the Pages Book Blog ‘I loved this book from the first page, it was so enchanting… had you hooked… full of heartbreak, romance, finding out what you really want from life... Worth far more than five stars and didn't want it to end… Simply brilliant.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘5++++stars. Loved this story right from the beginning… it was like I was there... I fell in love with the characters... Highly recommended.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘I loved everything about it and devoured it in one day straight!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Loved, loved, loved this Christmas book. I would highly recommend it to all. Thank you Tilly Tennant for this wonderful story.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Amazing... I read this story over the course of 48 hours and that says a lot considering my kids are needy lol.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Fabulous... I only meant to read a chapter or two but have ended up finishing it in one sitting!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Beautifully written... romantic, heart-warming... unputdownable. I loved it.’ The Cosiest Corner ‘Once started I had to finish.’ Fabulous Book Fiend, 5 stars ‘A book that I couldn’t put down. Pretty awesome… I read it in one sitting... I have no words to describe the emotions it invoked.’ The Karibbean Kollective, 5 stars ‘A once in a life-time trip of discovery, learning to love yourself, finding yourself and taking back your life. A heart-warming festive story set in a stunning location. Once I started reading I just could not stop!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This book had me in tears! A wonderful story of love, Christmas, and reclaiming yourself!!!’ My Life as a Dog Bed

Author Tilly Tennant
Isbn 1786815303
Genre Fiction
Year 2018-10-22
Pages 307
Language English
File format PDF

"Brenda Jackson writes romance that sizzles and characters you fall in love with."—Lori Foster, New York Times bestselling author It’s Christmas in Catalina Cove, a time of promise and second chances. But when you’re starting over, love is the last thing you’re wishing for… Vaughn Miller’s Wall Street career was abruptly ended by a wrongful conviction and two years in prison. Since then, he’s returned to his hometown, kept his head down and forged a way forward. When he is exonerated and his name cleared, he feels he can hold his head up once again, maybe even talk to the beautiful café owner who sets his blood to simmering. Sierra Crane escaped a disastrous marriage—barely. She and her six-year-old goddaughter have returned to the only place that feels like home. Determined to make it on her own, Sierra opens a soup café. Complication is the last thing she needs, but the moment Vaughn walks into her café, she can’t keep her eyes off the smoldering loner. When they give in to their attraction, what Sierra thought would be a onetime thing becomes so much more. Vaughn knows she’s the one. Sierra can’t deny the way Vaughn makes her feel, but she’s been burned before. With Christmas approaching, Vaughn takes a chance to prove his love, and it will be up to Sierra to decide if her one Christmas wish—true happiness—will come true. Catalina Cove Book 1: Love in Catalina Cove Book 2: Forget Me Not Book 3: Finding Home Again Book 4: Follow Your Heart Book 5: One Christmas Wish

Author Brenda Jackson
Isbn 1488077894
Genre Fiction
Year 2021-10-26
Pages 384
Language English
File format PDF

Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved character Penguin celebrates the season in Penguin's Christmas Wish--a charming picture book with audio that's perfect for the holidays. Penguin can't wait to celebrate Christmas with his family and friends. But when things don't go exactly as planned, Penguin learns to find holiday magic in the most unexpected places. Countless readers have already come to love the adorable Penguin, and Salina Yoon continues this series with a timeless story of holiday magic and the importance of family and friends. Don't miss these other books from Salina Yoon! The Penguin series Penguin and Pinecone Penguin on Vacation Penguin in Love Penguin and Pumpkin Penguin's Big Adventure Penguin's Christmas Wish The Bear series Found Stormy Night Bear's Big Day The Duck, Duck, Porcupine series Duck, Duck, Porcupine My Kite is Stuck! And Other Stories That's My Book! And Other Stories Be a Friend

Author Salina Yoon
Isbn 1681191563
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2016-09-06
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

I Wish You More meets "I wish you a Merry Christmas" in this sweetly spirited book by the bestselling creators behind Happiness Is . . . . A festive gift spreading joy and Christmas cheer! Each star you see on Christmas Eve is a wish that's come true for those who believe. So many millions of wishes come true! Here are a handful that I wish for you . . From the bestselling creators of Happiness Is . . . comes a touching celebration of the holiday spirit, from spreading Christmas cheer to spending sweet moments together with the ones you love. Featuring an affirming rhyming text and charming illustrations with bright pops of Pantone colors, this merry and bright celebration of the holiday season makes a wonderful gift, reminding readers of what Christmas is truly about: togetherness, the spirit of giving, and spreading goodwill with heaps of heart. TIMELESS MESSAGE OF GOODWILL: This gifty picture book is a fresh take on the enduring "wishing moment" of the Christmas season, with a generosity of spirit that will inspire readers of all ages to celebrate the holidays, and their loved ones, with wonder and appreciation. A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR EVERYONE: From its clever twist on a classic Christmas theme to its colorful, compelling illustrations and irresistible object quality, this sweet seasonal offering makes a thoughtful gift for children, friends, and family members alike. BESTSELLING AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR TEAM: Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling have created a well-loved and bestselling brand with an art style that's accessible, recognizable, and emotionally resonant. Perfect for fans of Happiness Is . . ., this ebullient ode to the holiday season is also sure to delight new readers and gift-givers full of the Christmas spirit. Perfect for: • Gift-givers • Parents • Fans of Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar

Author Lisa Swerling,Ralph Lazar
Isbn 1797202499
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2021-10-05
Pages 60
Language English
File format PDF

'The queen of feel-good' Woman & Home ***The sparkling new Christmas novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author Heidi Swain!*** After being let go from her job in a swanky hotel just weeks before Christmas, Hattie is feeling lost. Even more so when her high-flying boyfriend announces he’s landed his dream job in Abu Dhabi and asks her to move with him. Luckily, Hattie’s long-time friend Dolly is on hand to help and invites Hattie to spend one last holiday in the small, festive town of Wynbridge, determined to give her a Christmas to remember . . . Upon Hattie’s arrival, holiday preparations are in full swing. But for Hattie, whose Christmas cheer has long since run out, it’ll take more than mince pies and mistletoe to open her heart to the season once more. Relishing the task of reigniting Hattie’s Christmas spirit, Dolly suggests they create a wish list of all the things the season can offer, and with the helpful hands of Wynbridge’s resident handyman, Beamish, Hattie finds her frosty exterior is starting to thaw. As Wynbridge prepares for its most spectacular Christmas yet, will Hattie leave snowy England behind for life in a sunnier clime, or will she in fact realise that her heart’s desire lies much closer to home? The Christmas Wish List is the perfect read this Christmas, promising snowfall, warm fires and breath-taking seasonal romance. Perfect for fans of Carole Matthews and Cathy Bramley. Praise for HEIDI SWAIN: 'Full of Heidi’s trademark gentle charm. Lock the door, pour some mulled wine and settle into this wonderful Christmas treat!' Milly Johnson 'More Christmassy than a week in Lapland - we loved it!' heat magazine 'Sprinkled with Christmas sparkle' Trisha Ashley 'Give yourself a Christmas treat and curl up with this magical book!' Sue Moorcroft, author of The Little Village Christmas 'A real Christmas cracker of a read!' Penny Parkes, author of Practice Makes Perfect 'Cosy, Christmassy and deeply satisfying! Another wonderful read!' Mandy Baggot, author of One Christmas Kiss in Notting Hill

Author Heidi Swain
Isbn 1471185699
Genre Fiction
Year 2019-10-03
Pages 400
Language English
File format PDF

Santa Mouse searches for his true Christmas talent in Santa’s workshop in this magical 8x8 storybook about finding your own special way to celebrate the holiday. Life at the North Pole is exciting and different for Santa Mouse, who has become Santa’s littlest helper. Santa Mouse is full of Christmas joy, so he can’t wait to find out the best way to help the others at Santa’s workshop. First, he tries his paws at toy making with the elves, but it’s not quite right. Then he joins the present wrapping station, but it’s still not a good fit. Can Santa Mouse find his true calling?

Author Michael Brown
Isbn 1534438009
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2021-10-05
Pages 24
Language English
File format PDF

Nigel Narwhal wants to be one of Santa's helpers more than anything, but thinks only elves and reindeer can do that. But when Santa loses someone's special gift—their True Christmas Wish—can Nigel help him deliver it and save Christmas? Dive undersea at the North Pole to meet a world of fun animals celebrating Christmas and experience the joy of making holiday wishes come true in this important story about high hopes, big dreams, generosity, and never giving up! It's Christmas Eve, and as Nigel Narwhal watches Santa get ready to deliver all his gifts, he wishes he could be one of Santa's helpers, even though all his friends tell him sea creatures can't. Yet when Santa takes off in his sleigh, he drops a special package containing someone's True Christmas Wish. It seems someone's Christmas will be disappointing—until Nigel steps up to save the day! With encouragement from Mrs. Claus and the help of some ocean friends, Nigel races to deliver the present before it's too late. And if he succeeds, he just might get his own True Christmas Wish, too . . . In Narwhal's True Christmas Wish, Lisa Ann Scott’s fun, playful story and Amberin Huq's cute and colorful illustrations help young readers understand the beauty of giving gifts and being kind and generous, as everyone should on Christmas!

Author Lisa Ann Scott
Isbn 151076142X
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2020-11-10
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

Cape Light reflects on its past and revels in its future in this Christmas novel from Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer. After serving in Iraq, David has returned home to find that his widowed father has remarried. Jobless and dealing with physical injuries that may never heal, David doesn’t have much Christmas cheer, especially when Christine, his ex-girlfriend, comes to work at his father’s tree farm. Trying not to seem bitter or discouraged is even harder than the physical therapy he must undergo, and David realizes that he not only needs to heal his body but his heart as well. Meanwhile, Lillian Warwick’s daughters are concerned about their elderly, yet fiercely independent, mother living on her own. Even her old friend, Dr. Ezra Elliot, can’t get through to her. When the tables are turned and Ezra is in need of her help, they are both surprised to find they value each other beyond just friendship. And Lillian begins to wonder if it’s still possible to let love into her life...

Author Thomas Kinkade,Katherine Spencer
Isbn 1101149078
Genre Fiction
Year 2009-11-03
Pages 304
Language English
File format PDF

Harry and his bucketful of dinosaurs are back! Harry and his bucketful of dinosaurs see some ducklings hatching and wish they could have one of their own. But it's the wrong time for wishing so they wait until Christmas when Harry makes a special list for Santa. Christmas Day finally arrives and there is a surprise for everyone - it isn't a duckling but a gorgeous baby pterodactyl!

Author Ian Whybrow
Isbn 0241432030
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2019-09-26
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

Rachel Milligan is caring for her seven-year-old niece, Holly, at her home in Chicago when she receives devastating news: Holly's parents have been killed in a plane crash. Because Rachel is Holly's only known relative, she assumes that she will be her beloved niece's guardian. However, custody is awarded to Lydia, a distant aunt who happens to be Amish. Just a week before Christmas, Rachel takes Holly to the Amish community in the hopes of persuading Aunt Lydia to relinquish custody. Instead, Lydia sets out to teach Holly to live according to the Amish way. As family secrets emerge and old wounds are healed, Rachel realizes that she will do whatever it takes to ensure that Holly has the loving family she needs. Combining an Amish family saga with the anticipation of Christmas cheer and the promise of a budding romance, this newest Christmas story from beloved author Melody Carlson is sure to please.

Author Melody Carlson
Isbn 1441242279
Genre Fiction
Year 2013-09-15
Pages 176
Language English
File format PDF

There is nothing like a grandmother's love. This sweet story celebrates the special bond between grandma and grandchild at Christmas time. With a bedtime-friendly singsong rhythm and adorable holiday illustrations, this books is sure to charm children and grandmothers alike!

Author Helen Foster James
Isbn 1634704290
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2015-09-01
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

In this heartwarming retelling of the sequel to the much-loved, Emmy Award–nominated animated film Angela’s Christmas, Angela sets out to reunite her family in time for Christmas. Angela has just one wish for Christmas: her father’s return. Her mother has been distracted lately, and Angela and her brothers are convinced it is because she is missing their father as much as they are. Angela comes up with a plan—she will bring their father home from Australia! Angela recruits her brother, Pat, and some new friends to head out into bright, snowy Limerick to go down under. Maybe they can dig their way? Whatever it takes, Angela is determined to make her wish for the family come true. Based on the characters from Pulitzer Prize–winning author Frank McCourt, this is a tender and funny story about the importance of family and togetherness.

Author
Isbn 1665903783
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2021-09-14
Pages 32
Language English
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A charming holiday romance novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. Single dad Mac Taylor is about to find out the lengths to which his mischievous twin boys, Zeke and Zach, will go to find him the Christmas gift of new love when they send a special wish for a new mom to Old Saint Nick...

Author Nora Roberts
Isbn 0698196171
Genre Fiction
Year 2014-11-18
Pages 98
Language English
File format PDF

The magic of Christmas Could make her wish come true! A small-town Christmas wedding. What could be more romantic? Unless you’re a plus-one for hire like single mom Maia MacKenzie. Too bad handsome cowboy Brent Hayes is her new coworker—and completely off-limits! Neither of them can afford to lose their job…or invest in a relationship. But when she sees Brent’s adorable connection with her young son, Maia can’t help wishing for a Christmas miracle. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR Wishing Well Springs

Author Cathy McDavid
Isbn 036971444X
Genre Fiction
Year 2021-10-26
Pages 368
Language English
File format PDF

Now available as a Classic Board Book, little ones will love this heartfelt, joyous story of how a kindhearted mouse becomes Santa’s littlest helper in this true Christmas classic. Sometimes giving is the best gift of all. In this charming holiday story, meet a tiny mouse with no name who is nevertheless blessed with a large imagination and a generous spirit. He lives a very lonely life in a very big house. He dearly loves Christmas and one Christmas Eve he surprises Santa Claus with a most unusual present. How does this small mouse with a big heart become Santa’s special helper? Written by Michael Brown and illustrated in a timeless style by Elfrieda De Witt, Santa Mouse is a Christmas family favorite that parents and grandparents are sure to share with their little ones.

Author Michael Brown
Isbn 1534437940
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2019-09-17
Pages 32
Language English
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Two hot billionaires, a secret baby and a second chance romance. The perfect Holiday collection to read this Christmas. If you love forbidden bad boys who will stop at nothing to protect and satisfy their women, then make sure you grab this collection today and get lost in these two, full-length novels. Books Included: Tragic Secrets: A Holiday Romance (Island of Love Book Book 2) It was supposed to be a time of mourning, reflection, and endings. Instead, I found love, happiness, and new beginnings... She'd caught my eye right from the start. That little filly was as wild as they come, though. Friends. That was her favorite word. I wanted more, and I always get what I want. But with her, love had to come first. Her virginity meant a lot to her. She meant a lot to me. And just as it started coming together, it all came crashing down. Why, I didn't know. We were in love. Or had it all just been a crazy game to her? While You Were Gone: A Christmas Second Chance Romance I never thought I would feel happy again. Not for one moment. Not after he took my daughter. The man I married wasn't who I thought he was, and he showed me that in the worst possible way. I was left with nothing, and for five long years that was the way I wanted it... But now... I want my life back, but not here, not in Manhattan. I need to be far away from this place. I'm starting again in Seattle. A new state, a new home, a new career. I just didn't expect to find new love...Atom. He's gorgeous, sex*, and mouthwatering, and he makes me want to be very, very naughty... Do I want to risk my peace of mind for some incredible, mind blowing se*? Yes. But can I ever trust another man again? Atom Harcourt makes me want to try...

Author Michelle Love
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Genre Fiction
Year 2021-11-29
Pages 450
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Finally, a home for the holidays… Eric McKnight’s only priority is his disabled daughter’s happiness. Her temporary nanny, Jenny Winslet, is eager to help make Lilly’s Christmas wishes come true. She’ll even teach grinchy Eric how to do the season right—surrounded by garland, glitter and Lilly’s giggles! It isn’t long before visions of family dance in Eric’s head. But when Jenny leaves them for New York City…there’s still one Christmas wish he has yet to fulfill. From Harlequin Special Edition: Believe in love. Overcome obstacles. Find happiness. Home to Oak Hollow Book 1: A Sheriff's Star Book 2: In the Key of Family Book 3: A Child's Christmas Wish

Author Makenna Lee
Isbn 0369710290
Genre Fiction
Year 2021-09-28
Pages 224
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A special Christmas short story, from the million-copy bestseller Amanda Prowse. Amanda Prowse is the author of The Coordinates Of Loss and the no.1 bestsellers Perfect Daughter, My Husband's Wife and What Have I Done? Poppy is trying to make sure her children have the perfect Christmas. The fields are sparkling with snow, the turkey is roasting, and the tree is groaning with presents. But Poppy's beloved husband is fighting in Afghanistan, and the kids are missing their Dad. Can all their wishes come true without him? Or will they have the perfect Christmas after all? This is a wonderful, warm festive treat from a bestselling author. Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'If you love Jojo Moyes and Freya North, you'll love this. There's no shortage of books with Christmas in the title, but this family-focused story stands out from the rest' CLOSER. 'Magical' NOW MAGAZINE. 'A lively romance with emotional depth' MY WEEKLY. 'A heartwarming novel to read in the run-up to Christmas - hot, balmy beaches to herald the festive season on one side of the world, and light dustings of snow on the other side' TRIPFICTION. 'A sweet, humorous snapshot of a romance ... will elicit a sigh and a smile' NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS.

Author Amanda Prowse
Isbn 1781859051
Genre Fiction
Year 2013-12-01
Pages 62
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All are welcome to celebrate Christmas with my family. Apparently, even my new boss. When his holiday plans change at the last minute, my brothers invite Finn Anderson to spend Christmas with us. Now, a man I've crushed on for far too long, a man I'll be working under just next month, is helping me hang a Christmas wreath and walking around my kitchen in reindeer pajama pants. And it is messing with my head. Finn's presence unnerves me. His bright blue eyes see everything, cutting me to the core. His easygoing sense of humor causes my heart to race. And don't even get me started on his accent. Things between us have always been friendly, but now, they're smoldering. This holiday season, I'm wishing for Finn. * * * My Christmas Wish is a prequel to One Last Chance, Daisy and Finn's spicy workplace romance set in Edinburgh, Scotland. It can also be read as book 3.5 in The Kane Brothers series.

Author Gina Azzi
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Genre Fiction
Year 2018-12-17
Pages N.A
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'Tis the season for mischief! Accidentally colliding with Tess Ellery on the icy streets of Ghent is definitely not how resolute bachelor Alexander Tempest, Viscount Weybourn, intended to start the festive period. He may have mistaken her for a nun, but there's nothing innocent about his reaction to Tess's delicious curves… When Tess is left stranded, Alex is honor-bound to take her home…as his housekeeper! And despite his long-held rule of spending Christmas alone, Tess's vivacity soon has this brooding lord determined to make all her Christmas wishes come true!

Author Louise Allen
Isbn 1460387716
Genre Fiction
Year 2015-11-01
Pages 288
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This book, in poetic form, is about a young girl who, during a Christmas shopping trip, wanted to see Santa to ask a serious question. She never thought she would get the answer she received. Though Santa has become an iconic figure for Christmas, he tells the little girl the true reason we celebrate Christmas.

Author Paula M. Brown
Isbn 1664224084
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2021-03-09
Pages 42
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What if it really was Christmas every day?

Author Lindsey Kelk
Isbn 0008407843
Genre Fiction
Year 2022-11-10
Pages 384
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Santa Claus leaves magical wish boxes under the Christmas tree for each of the Little Einsteins. Well, everyone except for Annie. Her gift must have fallen off his sleigh! Join the team on a mission around the world in search of Annie's wish box. Along the way, learn about the most important gift of all: the gift of friendship!

Author Marcy Kelman
Isbn 1423170628
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2012-08-28
Pages 24
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Romance and adventure in Medieval England... Weary and injured, Sir Rylan de Bremont wants only to return home for Christmas after two long years away. But first he must deliver terrible news to a newly widowed lady. Lady Kayte Dufrane has been miserable in her marriage to a gruff lord far older than she. Rylan’s news gives her freedom but she fears her late husband’s brother will claim her for his own. This strong, handsome knight might be the answer to her prayers if she can convince him to help her escape. Though Rylan has no desire to become embroiled in the beautiful Kayte’s dilemma further delaying his journey home, he can’t resist her pleas. Will his Christmas wish be filled with more than he bargained for? Order your copy today! Although this book can easily be read as a stand-alone, most readers prefer to read the series in order, which includes: A Knight's Christmas Wish, a novella, Book .5 A Knight's Quest, Book 1 (also available in audio) A Knight's Temptation, Book 2 (also available in audio) A Knight's Captive, Book 3 (also available in audio) You might also enjoy The Vengeance Series: A Vow to Keep, Book 1 A Knight's Kiss, Book 1.5 Trust In Me, Book 2 Believe in Me, Book 3

Author Lana Williams
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Genre Fiction
Year 2014-11-29
Pages 116
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Trinity Fuller believes in the holiday spirit wholeheartedly. She loves to volunteer and does her best to fill everyone with Christmas cheer. But when her friends dare her to sit on Santa’s lap and reveal her Christmas wish, she draws the line. But after a few cups of the “spiked” holiday punch, Trinity is more than willing to reveal just what she wants Santa to bring her for Christmas. Ean West can’t believe his luck when he overhears Trinity’s lonely heartfelt plea to find Mr. Right in time for the holidays. He’d noticed her years ago when he was in high school. The problem was she hadn’t known he existed. Six years in age separate them. But he knows he’s the right man for her. So when he sends her a sexy anonymous gift with instructions on where and when to wear it, he hopes that it will end up being a Christmas that neither of them will ever forget…

Author Stephanie Morris
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Genre Fiction
Year 2013-12-08
Pages N.A
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New York Times bestselling author Jodi Thomas takes you back deep into the Texas Panhandle, where the winters are long, the storms fierce—and the Yuletide nights are unforgettable . . . It’s the week before Christmas in Kasota Springs and Maggie Allison is sweeping the floors before closing her shop for the night. But out in the cold darkness three men are keeping a close watch on her movements. Local farmer Sam Thompson is also there in the shadows, ready to step in if need be. Sure enough, when Maggie finds herself cornered by Boss Adler and his men demanding her money and more if she doesn’t cooperate, Sam comes to the rescue. Trouble is, Boss Adler gets away and everyone in town expects he’ll be back for revenge. Forced into hiding on Sam’s ranch, Maggie and Sam discover their distant memories of a childhood friendship promise something more in the present. But the Thompsons are famous for keeping to themselves, and Maggie knows it’ll take more than a moment under the mistletoe to bring Sam to his senses . . .

Author Jodi Thomas
Isbn 1420150111
Genre Fiction
Year 2019-09-24
Pages 90
Language English
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