Naughty & Nice Holiday Giveaway!


Welcome to the Naughty and Nice Holiday Giveaway!

This giveaway is sponsored by authors Jaci Burton, Lauren Dane, Megan Hart and Shannon Stacey. We all have holiday novellas releasing at Carina Press on December 6th, individually and as part of a collection. Please check out the collectionhere, and click on our names to see each of our books.

In preparation for the release of our books, we’re offering up a blog tour and awesome prize package!

Each author is offering up the following prizes:

Jaci Burton – A $25 Amazon gift certificate, plus a digital copy of ALL SHE WANTS FOR CHRISTMAS.

Lauren Dane – A copy of SECOND CHANCES and BELIEVE

Megan Hart – A copy of THE CHALLENGE

Shannon Stacey – A $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, plus a digital copy of HOLIDAY SPARKS

Visit each of our blogs (links below), and you not only have a chance to win the prize that each author is offering on her individual blog, but you also have a chance to win the grand prize:

A 3G/Wi-Fi Kindle!

We’ll be drawing for the Kindle from all the entries on all the blogs, so be sure to visit and enter at all the blogs. That way you’re eligible to not only win the individual blog prizes, but also the grand prize!

To be entered in the contest here on my blog, tell me some of your favorite holiday romantic reads, or a new holiday romance you’re coveting or just bought. I’m in the mood to buy holiday romances right now.

Contest will end on Friday, December 3rd at noon eastern and winners will be posted that day. You must be 18 years or older to enter. Contest void where prohibited.

Authors’ blogs:

Jaci Burton
Lauren Dane
Megan Hart
Shannon Stacey

162 thoughts on “Naughty & Nice Holiday Giveaway!

  1. 1
    Rebecca C says:

    I’ve been waiting for this collection! Thank you for a great contest.

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    Melissa says:

    I can’t wait to read Naught & Nice! I love Christmas reads, and have already popped out Mackenzie’s Magic for a reread on Black Friday!! I have a whole shelf filled 3 deep w/ christmas reads, mostly anthos and shorts that I love and will reread or skim every year ~~ Wish LIst, Holiday of Love, Gift of Love, Bluebird Winter, A Wallflower Christmas ~~ there are so many, and I love them all!! They help me remember the magic of the season.

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    Babs says:

    Hmmm…am on a roll and just downloaded I’M YOUR SANTA/Lori Foster, etc., SANTA BABY/Julie Cruise, etc., and TWAS THE NIGHT/Sandra Hill, etc. to my Kindle.

    Hey, it’s a snow day and I’m not going out if I can at all avoid it!

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    A holiday read I thoroughly enjoyed was The Heart of Christmas. It’s an anthology featuring stories by Mary Balogh, Nicola Cornick, and Courtney Milan. All three stories were wonderful. 🙂

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    I have loved The Christmas Box Trilogy for years. While the books may not be “romantic” per se, the love theme is wonderful! Another favorite was Silver Bells by Luanne Rice. This year I am really looking forward to a bit more of a saucier read! I’m looking forward to reading everything in this collection! Great contest! I’m looking forward to discovering authors I’ve never read before!

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    kris says:

    I’m really looking forward to your new anthology!!

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    Terri says:

    I couldn’t tell you which is my favorite holiday story because I basically love them all. I love reading about Christmas and the love and miracles. I can’t wait to read these new ones as well as a few others I have my eye on!


    (PS—Even though I work at the post office, this really is my favorite holiday! Merry Christmas!)

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    Amy S. says:

    I love holiday reads. I have to get this one to read it. Sounds so good! Thanks to amazon, I have a free couple of reads.

    My Christmas Wish by Ember Case
    Snowy Night Seduction by Arianna Hart
    Holiday Bound by Beth Kery

    I also have these on my tbr list.

    Unwrapped by Jaci Burton
    To Do List by Lauren Dane

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    MichellekCanada says:

    I just bought a new Christmas anthology of short Christmas stories called “Believe” with Amy Leblance/Margaret Ethridge and more. (not Lauren Dane’s Believe although I have that on preorder for Kindle as well) It was only 2.99 from Amazon and I just loved all the stories. It totally got me in the mood for some Christmas romance.

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    Kwana says:

    Naughty and Nine looks great. I also want to read Lisa Kleypas’ Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor. Fun giveaway.

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    Monica/Monie says:

    I can’t wait to read yours! I too enjoyed SANTA BABY/Julie Cruise, etc.
    My favorite Christmas story, even though it is not really a romance is The Christmas Pearl by Dorothea Benton Frank.

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    Shiloh Tolbert says:

    I was never a huge romance reader, I’ve always loved PRN, until my mother-in-law bought me Debbie Macomber’s The Snow Bride for my first christmas with my husband. After that it has been a yearly tradition where she buys me the newest Debbie Macomber christmas novel. I love my christmas romances! (Althought my favorites are still PNR, I’ll never pass up a Debbie Macomber christmas novel!)

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    Chele Blades says:

    so looking forward to this collection…also secretly wishing for an additional Kate & Dix story

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    Christine says:

    Just finished reading Lisa Kleplas new one Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor which was a sweet Christmas story

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    Chele Blades says:

    oops did not mean to repeat my comment…but i am looking forward to this collection…

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    CrystalGB says:

    One of my favorite holiday reads is An Outlaw for Christmas by Lori Handeland. I recently read A Chesapeake Shores Christmas by Sherryl Woods and enjoyed it.

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    Lori T says:

    OMG, what a great collection of books. Love to win any of them. Would be a great addition to my ever growing collection of books. Would love to win the kindle as it would cut down on the ever shrinking book space. Thanks ladies for all the enjoyable hours of reading you have given me and your readers.

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    library addict says:

    I love Christmas stories. One of my favorites is A Bride for Saint Nick by Carole Buck.

    Looking forward to the collection.

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    Lisa J says:

    I’m really looking forward to both of the Carina Christmas anthologies. They are both full of authors I love.

    Can’t wait until next week.

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    Blanche says:

    Awesome contest! I’m really looking forward to all of these books!! 🙂

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    Trish Dechant says:

    I am just finishing up a Christmas anthology with Roxanne St. Claire and a few others. It’s Called “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”…what I liked about this book is the fact that it throws a bit of magic in it, which makes it like a fairy tale. It also puts me in the Christmas spirit…Hope you have a wonderful holiday season!

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    I absolutely love this season and reading holiday anthologies. Not only are these authors some of my favorites, I just read Carina Press’ other winter anthology, Winter Wishes and loved it!

    Also, so ready to find out the next part of Rori’s and Jude’s story from Lauren Dane…

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    elaing8 says:

    I can’t wait to read Naughty and Nice.
    I just got The Perfect Gift anthology (has a Maya Banks story in it) I will be reading it soon.

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    Carlie A. says:

    Hi Jaci!

    I have a niece named Jacey. Close.

    Anyway, my faves are Christmas Kisses by Linda Howard and Snow Bride by Debbie Macomber. Those are my classics!

    For newer fare, I’d go with…Vampire for Christmas by Felicity Heaton. That should really warm up the holidays!

    Thanks for the fun contest!

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    Julie C. says:

    Christmas Kisses by Linda Howard! But am looking for a new Christmas read, like your new anthology!!

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    Amy Kathryn says:

    I love all the Christmas anthologies out, they provide a short, holiday themed break in amongst the hustle and bustle. My favorites are usually the historicals that remind me of simpler, less commercial pleasures of the season. A Regency Christmas and the Heart of Christmas are ones I just finished.

    Thanks for the contest and am looking forward to reading the Carina anthologies!

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    suzi says:

    i am definitely looking forward to reading: Holiday Bound by Beth Kery

    🙂 This is a great giveaway!

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    Corinne Bridges says:

    All Christmas anthologies interest me too. Can’t wait to read these!!

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    maered says:

    Just finished Lisa Kleypas’s new christmas novella. It was a sweet read, and a great set-up for her new series. I can’t wait!

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    Scorpio M. says:

    Jaci & Co…you guys are too awesome!

    I am coveting Lauren Willig’s, The Mischief of the Mistletoe and Mary Balogh’s, A Christmas Promise and Naughty & Nice anthology!

    Thanks you so much for this contest(s).

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    Julie says:

    I just bought The Magical Christmas Cat anthology, mostly for Nalini Singh’s novella, but I’m hoping the other ones are just as good!

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    Aprylle says:

    Hi Jaci! My cousin’s name is Jaycee, it’s interesting how many different spellings there are! I’m looking forward to Naughty&Nice, but one of my favorite holiday books was the Silent Night anthology. I’m rooting for Naughty&Nice to beat it out! Thanks for hosting this contest!

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    Ilona says:

    Thanks for a great Contest and congratulations on the new books 😀

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    Sabrina says:

    The book I recommend is not a holiday romance but it still fits to this time of the year. “The princess in his bed” by Lila DiPasqua containes three classic fairy tales but told in a very sexy and sensual way. I think fairy tales and christmas just fit together.

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    Ina S. says:

    I loved A Highlander Christmas by Janet Chapman and I can’t wait to read your newest releases!!!

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    SusiSunshine says:

    I haven’t read many holiday featuring books but the one I really loved was Holiday Seduction and I don’t say that cuz you are one of the authors. 😉 It’s already on my reading list for December.

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    Jane says:

    One of my favorite stories is Nancy Warren’s “Nutcracker Sweet” from the Jingle Bell Rock anthology.

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    Estella says:

    I am looking forward to the Carina Press Christmas stories.
    I just finished Lakeshore Christmas by Susan Wiggs .

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    Nicole L says:

    What a great contest!

    I haven’t really read any holiday romances, but I did read Snowbound by Larissa Ione recently and enjoyed it. It’s not set at Christmas, but it’s full of winter goodness.

    I also can’t wait to get my hands on the Naughty and Bice Bundle.

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    jeanette8042 says:

    I recently just bought Jennifer Haymore’s A Season of Seduction and can’t wait to read it!

    If you enjoy Lisa Kleypas, I loved her A Wallflower Christmas!

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    Heidi C. says:

    Great contest!!! I can’t wait for the release of Naught and Nice!

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    peggy h says:

    Hi Jaci, Thanks for a great contest! Naughty and Nice is actually the holiday romance collection I’m looking forward to getting! I also like reading holiday mysteries (Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot’s Christmas is a particular favorite!)

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    Lori Ann says:

    Oh, this sounds like an awesome contest. Some of my favorite holiday reads are:

    Snowy Night With A Stranger by Jane Feather, Sabrina Jeffries, and Julia London
    Holiday Bound by Beth Kery
    Once Upon a Christmas by Lisa Plumley
    A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas

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    Jessie says:

    Some of my favorite Christmas reads are.
    Bluebird Winter by Linda Howard
    Gabriel’s Angel by Nora Roberts
    The Magical Christmas Cat Antho
    There are probably more but I can’t think of them at the moment

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    Susan R says:

    These books sound awesome! I love christmas anthologys – they realy put me in the spirit. Hot for the Holdiays was my fav last year – good stories. And for some reason my 12 year old daughter is obsessed with the candy cane on the cover. Glad she doesn;t get the symbolism yet!! LOL

    I also love Debbie Macomber’s christmas stories – they always put me in the mood for the holidays.

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    chey says:

    I just read Home in time for Christmas by Heather Graham and am looking forward to reading the anthology I’m your Santa by Lori Foster, Dianne Castell and Karen Kelley.

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    Brandy W says:

    I’m trying to think but keep coming up with halloween reads. lol

    I do enjoy:
    To Do List by Lauren Dane
    Jingle Buns by Judy Mays
    Jingle Balls by Sarah Powell
    Jingle Bites by Judy Mays

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    Jessica R. says:

    I already have these on my wish list… can’t wait till next week!

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    Cathy M says:

    Love re-reading the Drake sister’s story, Twilight Before Christmas by Christine Feehan.

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    MJ says:

    I LOVE holiday romances! Congratulations!

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    Raonaid Luckwell says:

    I am actually anticipating Lisa Kleypas’s Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor which I gotta go to the library to pick up

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    Sarah says:

    I’ve been looking for something new to read, I can’t wait!

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    Lee Laughlin says:

    Last year I found To-do List by Lauren Dane. I might have recognized myself a little in Belle. I loved the family and the traditions. I am really looking forward to this anthology. 4 of my favs 🙂

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    TriciaB says:

    I am a fan of J.D. Robb’s Holiday in Death and Midnight in Death. Thanks for sponsoring the contest.

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    Drea Becraft says:

    I love any christmas story to tell you the truth. Christmas is such a magical time of year and it comes across in each christmas story you read. I am trying my best not to buy every christmas book I lay eyes on. And its really hard 😉

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    Stacy McCoy says:

    As dorky as it sounds I love “A Christmas Carol”; however, I cannot wait until “Naughty and Nice” comes out.

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    Raelena P. says:

    I recently received a copy of Season of Seduction by Jennifer Haymore. I love her writing and can’t wait to read it 🙂

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    Heather S says:

    I love the anthology The Magical Christmas Cat. It has two of my must buy authors: Lora Leigh and Nalini Singh plus it opened me up to two others I had not read yet. Great Book!

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    Barb says:

    Hi There!
    I’ve read Naughty and Nice and a review for it should be up on my website next week (I haven’t decided which day yet 🙂 ) I’m currently reading Twas the Night also from Carina, it’s a good read. I have Highlander Christmas on it’s way in the mail and I’ve heard good things about it!

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    Stephenie Rizzo says:

    I LOVE holiday reads. I just finished readoing “The Naughty List” by Donna Kaufman, Cynthia Eden and Susan Fox.

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    Cathy C says:

    I’m really looking forward to “Naughty and Nice’ coming out. As far as favs i’ve already read – “To Do List” from Lauren Dane ranks right up there 🙂

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    Chelsea B. says:

    You should definitely check out the Highlander Christmas anthology with Sophie Renwick and Cindy Miles and another author who’s name I can’t recall. All three stories are very romantic!

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    Diane Sadler says:

    The first Christmas in the In Death by JD Robb where Eve could not figure out what to buy her millionaire husband.

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    Deb says:

    Looking forward to this Christmas book- but I’ve enjoyed the Lori Foster’ series.

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    Rachel Riddles says:

    Awesome!!! I have been waiting for your latest story!!! I just recently read Lisa Kleypas’s Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor. It was a very sweet read filled with all of that sweet christmas magic.!!!!

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    Jennifer D. says:


    When I was in school, one of my favorite holiday stories was The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. I also re-read my copy of a “Gift of Love” – a Christmas anthology featuring Judith McNaught (one of my all time faves).

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    Oriela J says:

    One of my favorite holiday romance read would have to be Glory, Glory by Linda Lael Miller.

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    Sylvia says:

    Just read To Do List by Lauren Dane to try and get in the holiday spirit.

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    Melissa says:

    I’m looking forward to the Naughty & Nice Collection. I have enjoyed Lori Foster’s Holiday anthologies. 😉

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    Bridget says:

    There’s nothing better than a good holiday romance. I just read “The Naughty List” by Donna Kauffman, Cynthia Eden and Susan Fox.

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    Rosie Nguy says:

    My favorite holiday romantic read is Courtney Milan’s “This Wicked Gift” in The Heart of Christmas anthology. Her writing blew me away, and her heroine’s holiday spirit was infectious.

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    Donna S says:

    I really enjoyed Home in Time for Christmas by Heather Graham. And Im looking forward to reading the Magical Christmas Cat soon.

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    Sara says:

    I’m pretty excited for this collection. I was looking at it the other day and looking forward to release day!

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    Cecile says:

    Ohhhh, I love Hot for the Holidays anthology!
    And I am sooooooo looking forward to release day!

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    GladysMP says:

    I would recommend “A Christmas Gift” by Diane Craver. I was flabbergasted when my hubby picked up this book and read it and declared it to be, “Outstanding.” He had never read one of my books before although he reads his own books nightly. I heard him laughing and asked what he was laughing about and he replied, “This book I’m reading.” It was later when he came into the room where I was at my computer and explained that the book he had been reading was Diane’s book. I feel that the title just caught his eye.

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    Linda Henderson says:

    My annual holiday re-read is Shirley, Goodness and Mercy by Debbie Macomber. It’s one of my favorite holiday reads. I am waiting to get Kissing Santa Claus anthologies by Donna Kauffman, Jill Shalvis and Helen Kay Dimon.

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    Fabienne says:

    Heyy Jaci. Mine would have to be To Do List by Lauren Dane

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    Terri says:

    I recently read The Naughty List and I loved it.

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    Lori T says:

    What a great contest!! I am really looking forward to reading all these great stories. One of my favorites is Mackenzie’s Magic…I sure do love those Mackenzies! I, also, really enjoy Richard Paul Evans’ stories…The Christmas Box always reminds me of my Grandma who first gave me the story.

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    Amy B. says:

    Hot spiced chocolate and some new, hot spicy reads? One of my favorite ways to pass the long cold winter nights. Good luck to all! Happy holidays!

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    MG Braden says:

    Oddly enough the only Christmas book I can even recall right now is Shannon Stacey’s In the Spirit, which I thought was quite fun. I know I’ve read other Christmas romance, most likely Harlequins, which I used to love to read.

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    Michelle B says:

    I’ve been looking for some good holiday reads myself! The only one I can think of right now is A Wallflower Christmas. I read it in hardcover and now it’s out in paperback.

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    savonna says:

    I’m looking forward to Naughty & Nice!! It’s been a while since I’ve read a holiday romance. I can’t wait to read this collection and revisit some older ones!

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    Susan Shay says:

    I want ALL SHE WANTS FOR CHRISTMAS for Christmas!
    Marilyn Pappano has a super Christmas story out this month from Silhouette this month. It’s a novella (other two in the book by Linda Conrad and Loreth Ann White) called Covert Christmas. Great read!
    Merry Christmas!

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    Susan Shay says:

    I want ALL SHE WANTS FOR CHRISTMAS for Christmas!
    Marilyn Pappano has a super Christmas story out this month from Silhouette. It’s a novella (other two in the book by Linda Conrad and Loreth Ann White) called Covert Christmas. Great read!
    Merry Christmas!

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    Cindy L says:

    I just got Twas the Night. I’m always looking for a new Christmas romance and now I can add Naughty and Nice to that list!

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    Tewanda Hardy says:

    Great authors! All the books look good. Can’t wait to read them.

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    Soraya says:

    what a nice giveaway!

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    Tami M says:

    Great Reading !!!! Can Hardly wait and Thank you all for the contest !!!!

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    Terri H says:

    All She Wants for Christmas sounds great – I can’t wait to read it! As for other holiday stories I’m considering, there is one by Candace Sams called The Sleigh Maker that sounds cute. The hero is Santa’s sleigh maker, and the heroine is an elf.

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    Valerie says:

    Wow, great contest.

    I have some of the above mentioned stories and many more on my wishlist.

    I enjoy reading seasonal stories, gives Christmas an even warmer and meaningful flavour.

    in Germany

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    Casey Behr says:

    My absolute favorite Christmas read is the Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. So beautiful and classically romantic.

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    Vanessa says:

    I just finished reading Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas.. Very sweet and touching.

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    Diane Mc. says:

    The Christmas Cat Anthology or any other book that attracts my attention.

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    Leela Lou says:

    This is a great contest, I have been through the whole tour and I loved each stop. I can’t wait to read this anthology, it looks great.

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    JM Kelley says:

    What a great collection! Looking forward to it!

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    Billy Doughty says:

    So how is Charies wife doing (Jaci)

    My told me to do this smile life is good

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    Gertrud Conoy says:

    Oh – love holiday reads. although not so much romance in that one, but audiobook version of Janet Evanovich’s “Visions of Sugar Plum” is usually my start into december. Usually doing a lot of christmas related audiobook stuff throughout december, because I have so many hours at work during this time that I just wanna close my eyes on the train home, which makes reading rather difficult. 😀

    Great contest 6 all the best for the release.

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    Gayle Hudson says:

    So looking forward to these books! Thanks so much for the contest!

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    becky jean says:

    This contest is great, and I can not wait to read your latest!

    I liked The Magic of a Family Christmas by Susan Meier – I actually just finished it 🙂

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    Limecello says:

    Congratulations on the upcoming release! Also – holiday romances? I love a bunch of the old categories and also Brava anthologies – all those “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Kissing Santa Claus” et all. Otherwise… uh… :X aside from this anthology not so many are on my radar. I love re-reading though.

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    Congrats Jaci!

    My favorites are definitely those older Brava holiday anthologies. I haven’t picked up the new one for this year, but they are always fun.

    Another one that I absolutely loved last year was Courtney Milan’s short story This Wicked Gift in the anthology with Mary Balogh that came out last year. I LOVED this story because it was a historical, but about the average person and their struggles not a titled aristocrat or wealthy person like so many historicals feature.

    One of the best things about the giveaway despite the prizes was to see what everyone else listed…which helped me pick out quite a few that I’ve missed 🙂

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    elizabeth g says:

    Although I haven’t read many Christmas stories, I guess my favorite would be a short story I read about a boy who wanted to buy his dying mother a pair of red shoes for christmas, but didn’t have enough money, and the man he meets in his quest.

    It’s a beautiful story, and brings the true spirit of Christmas.

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    cathyf says:

    My favorite Christmas book is “To Do List”
    by Lauren Dane. Looking forward to next week’s release.

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    Lindsey Ekland says:

    Have not read any Christmas stories this year though I look for the Regency collections Harlequin produces.

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    Lori says:

    I’m generally not a huge fan of the “Christmas” story, only because they tend to be anthologies, and I don’t buy a ton of them – I have to like all the authors in an antho. But I do like them if Christmas isn’t the sole focus. There are several that I’ve read that I liked:
    In the Spirit from Shannon Stacey (love her humor!)
    Blaze always puts out an antho for New Year’s that I always like.
    Several very naughty m/m Hanukkah romances as well. (How come Hanukkah romances are so damn hard to find?)

    Thanks for a great contest!

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    Lori says:

    Oops, meant to say that I AM looking forward to all of the books in this contest – all from authors I love!

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    Valerie says:

    I love Christmas stories….my favorites are ‘Unwrapped’ by Jaci Burton, ‘To Do List’ by Lauren Dane, ‘Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor’ by Lisa Kleypas and ‘The Night Before Christmas’ anthology.

    Can’t wait for Naughty and Nice!

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    Sally says:

    Can’t wait to read these newest releases by such awesome authors! Thanks for the contest!

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    Jean P says:

    My favorite is A Gift of Magi by O Henry, I can read it over and over again. Also enjoyed A Snow Bride by Debbie Macomber

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    Carin says:

    I’m really looking forward to Naughty and Nice and plan to download and read that when I’m stuck at home all day!

    My favorite holiday stories that I reread are A Very Merry Christmas
    Merry Christmas Baby
    The Night Before Christmas
    (all Lori Foster et. all short story anthologies) I’m a sucker for contemporary Christmas novellas. 🙂

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    PJ says:

    Looking forward to checking out the collection!

    In other holiday romance reads, I’m looking forward to Seleste deLaney’s holiday short from Decadent Publishing – Ghosts of Vampire Present.

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    Ferishia says:

    I’m definitely going to check out Naughty and Nice!
    I bought a Christmas anthology last year that been in my TBR pile a while that I plan to read, A Highlander Christmas. Christmas and Kilts! MMM Lol 🙂

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    This is such an awesome contest. I can’t think of any Christmas stories that are re-reads for me, however I do love the Gift of the Magi, it’s a classic.

    The only thing I remember reading was a christmas Anthology last year with Lora Leigh and Anya Bast in it, Hot for the Holidays. The candy cane on the front – YUM!!

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    MicheleKS says:

    I just bought the Blaze collection ‘It Must Have Been the Mistletoe…’ because I read about the um ‘toys’ in Tawny Weber’s story.

    My favorite Christmas collection is ‘A Stockingful of Joy’ published by Onyx in 1997 with stories by Jill Barnett, Mary Jo Putney, Justine Dare, and Susan King. They’re all historical romance and I’m sure this collection is sadly out of print but I love each story in it.

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    maria pena says:

    sounds like a great contest

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    Mbellamy says:

    I’ve been told Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich is a good read. I’m looking forward to reading more romance. I’ve been interested in reading more than just scifi lately.

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    Eskimo says:

    I’ve been eyeing Santa Baby by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb (as well as the rest of her backlist). I’m also planning on getting the Carina holiday bundles _and_ working my way through the free reads Samhain’s offering.

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    Owen Kennedy says:

    Christmas Kiss or Christmas Heat….all time favorite Christmas themed stories. Written by Lora Leigh and part of the Breed Series.

    I re-read them. I highly suggest if you are looking for a good read (that you didn’t write) and haven’t read them.

    Books I’m looking forward to….definitely your anthology….I plan to curl up with it and the cats to read.

    My 1st book: Bound By Christmas is a hot Christmas story and out Dec 19th with Cobblestone Press….I recommend that one for a good read too. ;o)

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    Jeanne Miro says:

    Who doesn’t want to be Naughty and Nice at Christmastime? After all even Santa is both – naughty to make such a mess and nice to forget all the times we’ve been naughty!

    Sounds like the perfect book to pick up for Xmas for all our friends!

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    Colleen Spencer says:

    Naughty and Nice sounds like a perfect Christmas holiday read. Lisa Kleypas’ Friday Harbor one sounds nice too as I’ve spent a romantic weekend w/ hubs there before.

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    Paula Freeman says:

    Reading Santa baby right now and wow its heating up my christmas early !

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    Amy W says:

    I absolutely loved “Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor” I finished it and started reading it again!

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    Pamk says:

    I am looking forward to Xmas anthologies. I’ve found so many good authors that way especially with the EC holiday books.

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    Kristy B says:

    I’m a fan of Debbie Macomber’s Christmas stories–I like something a little gentler this time of year.

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    MrsBoots says:

    I am looking forward to this series, of course! I can’t say that I have a favorite holiday book because I tend to like them all but recently I enjoyed reading The First Love Cookie Club by Lori Wilde.

    Can’t wait til December 6th!

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    Elaine R says:

    It’s been forever and a day since I’ve read a romance book, especially one centered around the holidays. I currently read paranormal romance, and I can’t recall reading one re: the holidays.

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    jennifer mathis says:

    i enjoyed the brides of christmas anthology

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    Sarah Ulfers says:

    My favorite holiday book is Dark Celebration by Christine Feehan.

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    Katherine says:

    I don’t think I have any favorite holiday reads. At least none that I can think of right now. Great contest though.

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    I want to read Welcome to Harmony, not holiday, but oh well.

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    Pam Griffith says:

    I really don’t have a favorite holiday book. I read them all. I can’t wait until the Naughty and Nice book comes out.

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    Dianne B says:

    Any romance is a good one to read this time of year. Curling up with a good book under a warm blanket is a great way to survive the snow.

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    JennEJenn says:

    I don’t really seek out holiday themed books, a good romance book is always a gift to me. So this year thanks to a GoodReads Romance Readers Pick It for Me Challenge I found a new author to love – Shelly Laurenston. I am currently reading the 3rd book in the Pack Series, The Mane Attraction. Merry Christmas to me!

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    Heather says:

    I loved Holiday Bound by Beth Kery and Mistress Christmas by Lorelei James. Looking forward to the new release!

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    Kathleen says:

    I need some fun Christmas reads, besides Naught and Nice that is! So I’m going to take some of the great suggestions here :-))

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    Janeen says:

    I haven’t read any Christmas books so maybe I’ll get lucky. They all sound great so I guess I need to catch up.

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    Nanny says:

    I’m lusting after Sweet Temptation by Penny Wilson. I really want to get this book.

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    Anne says:

    I know I’ve read a few, but can’t really remember the names, mostly anthologies.

    The Jingle Bell Rock anthology is the one I’d like to read this year (Kent/Foster/Kaufman et al).

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    Michelle says:

    Fun contest! I like the In Death books, so Holiday in Death was a great book for me. I like to read novellas at Christmas, while listening to my Christmas music. 🙂


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    Helen says:

    Omg i just pre-ordered my copy. I can’t wait it’s not verry often you come accross an anthology that has all of the authors you love! Please keep um coming!

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    Joder says:

    Since I’ve become a fan of the m/m genre I’m always on the lookout for good reads. I was excited to see Carina Press put out His for the Holidays which I think sounds great. I also just reviewed a Harlequin series book by Heather MacAllister called A Man for All Seasons which I really enjoyed.

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    Himeko says:

    Count me in!

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    Himeko says:

    Count me in! I’m excited for this contest.

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    emmad says:

    Um I must say I normally avoid holiday romance stories 🙁 I prefer the suspense and adventure ones.
    Guessing I’ve read some bad stories too as the ones I have read seem to cliche’d and play too much on the christmas spirit thing. Sigh and this from a person who loves christmas lol.

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    Katie S. says:

    Honestly, I haven’t read a seasonal romance (either Halloween or Christmas) that I would recommend. I’m just not a fan. Bah-humbug?

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    Joy K says:

    I love to read….just depends on the mood and what I find. I can’t think of any seasonal romances that I’ve picked up….at least not when that season was upon me.
    Great giveaway!! Happy Holidays everyone!!

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    infinitieh says:

    I just bought “Wicked Wonderland” by LuAnn McLane, Susanna Carr, and Janice Maynard which I’m looking forward to reading, preferably with some hot chocolate on hand.

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    Susan C. says:

    Some of my favorites:

    Kim Dare’s The Gift
    TC Blue’s Snow & Mistletoe
    Lisa Marie Rice’s Christmas Angel
    Suzanne Brockmann’s It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
    Shiloh Walker’s Make Me Believe
    Shiloh Walker’s Every Last Fantasy
    Tielle St Clare’s Christmas Elf

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    Pam (nedlnut) says:

    I can’t wait to read these! I like a lot of the Christmas Anthos – Lori Foster – Santa Baby, Jingle Bell Rock – feel good, quick to read!

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    Jessica B. says:

    There are so many good Christmas reads out there. One that I enjoy is called Daddy’s Angel by Annette Broadwrick. Then there is Jingle Bell Rock with Lori Foster, Christmas Heat by Lora Leigh, A Pride Christmas in Brooklyn by Shelly Laurenston, etc.
    I could list so many more. It all depends on your mood and then I’d have to search through all my books to find them all. They all hold an appeal to someone out there.

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    Allison says:

    Hi Jaci, Happy Holidays to you and yours! First to mind is Bluebird Winter by Linda Howard. There’s also Joey Hill’s Snow Angel. Looking forward to your Christmas romance as well! Best, Allison

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    debbie says:

    Ooh, I’m always looking for holiday reads that are more naughty than nice.
    These are going on my list.
    Some of my favs are
    Home for Christmas by Andrew Greeley
    A Season of Miracles by Heather Graham
    Comfort and Joy by Kristin Hannah
    Thanks for the contest

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    Theresa Cole says:

    Thanks so much for such a fantastic contest! Happy Holidays!

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    I hadn’t given much thought to Christmas themed reads this year, but after reading through these postings, it looks like I’m going to triple my TBR pile! What a great contest!

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    Anne says:

    I’ve read a lot of Christams Anthologies including one or two by mystery authors. Murder and Christmas, what a combo!

    Great contest! I have about 80 Kindle books on my computer so I could really use a Kindle.

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    Kelli Jo Calvert says:

    I just finished That Christmas Feeling by Brenda Novak, Kathleen O’Brien, and Karina Bliss and absolutely loved it! All about Christmas miracles!

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    Teresa Balderas says:

    I love to read Christmas romances. I am looking forward to reading Samantha Hunter’s I’ll Be Yours for Christmas. Thanks & have a beautiful day.

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    Lisa B. says:

    I love holiday themed romances. And I can’t wait to read Naught and Nice!

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    Lisa B. says:

    I love holiday themed romances. And I can’t wait to read Naughty and Nice!

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    Brianne P says:

    I like to read holiday stories at any time. Wallflower Christmas was a recent one I finished. Thanks for the contest!

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    Brenda C says:

    A Christmas Bride by Mary Balogh is one of my favourites!

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