Romantic Wednesdays: Happily Ever After on Christmas

Holidays can be the most stressful time of year. But if you’re stuck at home on Christmas with the in-laws and sugar-crazed children, take heart! You can sneak off for a few minutes and check out some of these Christmas-themed e-books through the Library’s Overdrive collection—you can check them out and add them to your e-reader without ever having to leave the house! 

The Bite Before Christmas by Lynsay SandsLyndsay Sands and Jeaniene Frost paired up to offer two Christmas-themed novellas set in their beloved paranormal worlds (Sands’ Argeneau vampires and Frost’s Night Huntress) in Bite Before Christmas. In “The Gift,” Lyndsay Sands turns the idea of a May-December romance on its head when a 1600 year old vampire falls for a snowed-in, soon-to-retire chief of police. In Jeaniene Frost’s “Home for the Holidays,” Cat and Bones, along with some other familiar faces from the series, are faced with black magic and must team up with unwelcome acquaintances to defeat their opponent. Readers praise it for bringing Frost’s characteristic humor, action, Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: Happily Ever After on Christmas”

Romantic Wednesdays: A Second Slice of Holiday Fruitcake

One post just wasn’t enough to contain all the romantic goodness. There are some people who read holiday romances all year long. (And then there are some who believe that listening to “Grandma got run over by a reindeer” even once is one time too many!) Your own personal holiday mileage may vary.

But for those who need more Holiday spirit, or holiday spirits, here are a few more romances to liven up the season. Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: A Second Slice of Holiday Fruitcake”

Romantic Wednesdays: Holiday Romances

It’s that time again. What time is that, I hear you asking? In this early December, when the spirit of holiday shopping is everywhere, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the season with the gift of a perfect Holiday Romance.

Here are just a few to start off the season, but there will be more. Let’s celebrate the season with a whole lot of love.

christmas he loved her by juliana stoneThe Christmas He Loved Her by Juliana Stone is a Christmas love story that definitely pulls at the heartstrings. It’s a small town romance, and a second chance at love story wrapped up with a bright shiny Christmas ribbon. There’s also more than a bit of a “forbidden romance” thrown in to make it extra spicy. But because it’s the Christmas season, there’s going to be a happy ever after once the sadness is done.

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Romantic Wednesdays: Geeks in Love, or, Talk Nerdy to Me

nerd in shining armor by vicki lewis thompsonWe all have an image in our minds when someone mentions the words “geek” or “nerd”. Someone socially awkward, but technically adept, someone who knows a lot about something very obscure, and possibly even science fictional, but is clueless about the social niceties.

Usually a hero with a difficult time reaching a happy ever after with the person of his dreams. Sometimes the geek is a girl, and she has even more trouble. But geeks are just as good at studying any subject that they set their minds to, especially the ones they set their hearts on! Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: Geeks in Love, or, Talk Nerdy to Me”