This year more than ever I find it incredibly soothing to escape into the world of romantic Christmas audiobooks. Stories about virus-free times with families coming together to enjoy the holidays and two people finding true love… It’s so beautiful and I need more of this!
Here are 12 Christmas Romance Audiobooks that I’ve enjoyed a whole lot…
A Princess For Christmas
written by Jenny Holiday, narrated by Charlotte North
From USA Today bestselling author Jenny Holiday comes a modern fairy tale just in time for Christmas about a tough New Yorker from the other side of the tracks who falls for a princess from the other side of the world.
This adorable audiobook has many parallels to Hallmark movies… and pokes quite a bit of fun at it itself. A Princess for Christmas is a beautiful and romantic story and sizzling hot! This brand new release really got me into the mood for more Christmas Romance audiobooks this year.
A Holiday by Gaslight
written by Mimi Matthews, narrated by Alex Wyndham
Sophie Appersett is quite willing to marry outside of her class to ensure the survival of her family. But the darkly handsome Mr. Edward Sharpe is no run-of-the-mill London merchant. He’s grim and silent…
A Holiday by Gaslight is a sweet historical Romance novella with a beautiful atmosphere, making it the perfect audiobook to listen to while doing your Christmas preparations or to enjoy cuddled up in a cozy blanket.
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written by Lauren Blakely, narrated by Andi Arndt,Dan Bittner, Jason Clarke, and Emma Wilder
A full-cast audiobook of a new stand-alone romance from number-one New York Times best-selling author Lauren Blakely, performed by Andi Arndt, Dan Bittner, Jason Clarke, and Emma Wilder! All I want for the holidays is the willpower to resist my brother’s sexy, charming, easy-on-the-eyes new business partner…
A baby for Christmas? Special Delivery is a super cute Surprise Pregnancy Romance with a bit of a forbidden love theme and all the sizzling hotness you can expect from a Lauren Blakely Christmas audiobook!
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The Christmas Pact
written by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward, narrated by Andi Arndt and Sebastian York
Eggnog. Check. Roaring fire. Check. Hot romance book. Check! Riley Kennedy’s emails keep getting crossed with her male colleague, Kennedy Riley. The infuriating man forwards them along with his annoying commentary and unsolicited advice. At least she never has to see him in person, since they work in different locations…until they come face to face at the office holiday party.
The Christmas Pact is a super fun, entertaining Romantic Comedy novella for a quick escape from any holiday stress! And the unexpectedly sensitive hero will most definitely make you swoon…
One Day in December
written by Josie Silver, narrated by Eleanor Tomlinson and Charlie Anson
Two people. Ten chances. One unforgettable love story. Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn’t exist anywhere but the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there’s a moment of pure magic…and then her bus drives away…
One Day in December is an epic and heartwrenching love story and one of the most popular Christmas audiobooks! Over years and with many other partners coming and going, these two never quite seem to time it right…
Mistletoe and Mr. Right
written by Sarah Morgenthaler, narrated by Elise Arsenault
Lana Montgomery is everything the quirky small town of Moose Springs, Alaska can’t stand: a rich socialite with dreams of changing things for the better. But Lana’s determined to prove that she belongs…even if it means trading her stilettos for snow boots and tracking one of the town’s hairiest Christmas mysteries: the Santa Moose, an antlered Grinch hell-bent on destroying every bit of holiday cheer (and tinsel) it can sink its teeth into.
While most of us can only dream of seeing snow on Christmas, a trip to Alaska would surely take care of that. Mistletoe and Mr. Right is a great take on the Hallmark-recipe of the successful business woman meeting a small-town guy… and a moose. This is a super entertaining, very charming Christmas audiobook with an awesome ending!
In a Holidaze
written by Christina Lauren, narrated by Patti Murin
One Christmas wish, two brothers, and a lifetime of hope are on the line for hapless Maelyn Jones in In a Holidaze, the quintessential holiday romantic novel by Christina Lauren, the New York Times bestselling author of The Unhoneymooners.
Did you love the Palm Springs movie? And Groundhog Day? Then you’ll love In a Holidaze just as much as I did! It’s a very cute, fun, slightly macabre Christmas Romance novel about a young woman who has to relive the Christmas vacation with her friends and family over and over… until she gets it right! I’m sure this will become a must-read among romantic Christmas audiobooks.
written by Tony Vassiliadis, narrated by Amanda Ronconi, Victor Bevine, and a Full Cast
What makes for a wonderful life? On a crowded Christmas train from Milan to Paris, Amy, an American headed to meet her fiancé, and Martijn, a Finn headed anywhere but home, meet cute. But when their train gets delayed in an Italian Alps hill town due to a snow storm, they, along with a passel of fellow stranded passengers, find comfort and joy in a cozy inn, run by a wise Italian man who forces them to look at the holiday and each other in a whole new light.
While a little village in Italy might not be the obvious choice for a destination Christmas, you’ll come to love it in Snow Day! This is an adorable Christmas Romance novella about finding your perfect match where you least expect it.
Nick and Noel’s Christmas Playlist
written by Codi Hall, narrated by Brooke Bloomingdale and Edward Thomas
Press play on happily ever after in this charming, heartfelt holiday rom-com. Nick Winters and Noel Carter have known each other their whole lives. After years of shared family holidays, working together on the Winters’ Christmas tree farm, and being each other’s safe haven, they wouldn’t dream of crossing the line from friends to something more….
Nick and Noel’s Christmas Playlist was an unexpected hit for me! The magic of this Friends to Lovers Christmas Romance is in the utterly lovable main characters. You can’t help but root for them!
Four Christmases and A Secret
written by Zara Stoneley, narrated by Georgia Maguire
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Except for Daisy, Christmas means another of Uncle T’s dreaded Christmas parties, complete with Christmas jumper and flashing antlers. And Oliver Cartwright. Gorgeous Oliver Cartwright. Who she hates.
Four Christmases and A Secret is a charming British Romantic Comedy about two childhood friends / enemies who were always in competition with one another. Then fate (and Oliver’s uncle) brings them back together!
A Christmas Date
written by Camilla Isley, narrated by Tami Raistrick
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No one wants to be single at the holidays. Even Little Miss Grinch, Nikki, a successful and independent woman, must face her bachelorette status at the most horrible time of the year. December is her personal version of holly-jolly hell: a merry torture made of couples kissing at every corner, forced vacation days, and an inescapable family reunion.
One thing I learned this year is that Fake Relationship Romance is my new favorite book theme! And a fake relationship for Christmas makes perfect sense. Nikki is a grumpy heroine who goes from Grinch to Christmas Spirit and you really just have to root for her! She’s the type of character we often see as Romance hero – seemingly hard on the outside, but very soft and actually heartbroken on the inside. I loved her and this book!
Wrapped Up in You
written by Talia Hibbert, narrated by Selina Scott-Bennin and Philip Batley
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From USA Today bestselling author Talia Hibbert comes a festive love story perfect for fans of Sally Thorne, Kate Clayborn, and The Brown Sisters trilogy. William Reid is nothing special, except for his billion-dollar acting career and his, you know, face. (Apparently, it’s a good one.) Winning ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ was nice, but this Christmas, he has more important goals in mind… like finally winning over his lifelong crush (and best friend’s twin sister), the super-smart and kinda-scary Abbie Farrell.
No Christmas audiobooks list without one of my most favorite authors, Talia Hibbert! She released a Kobo exclusive Christmas Romance novella this year that’s really worth getting. You need this grumpy heroine and adorable himbo hero in your life! William is definitely my favorite book boyfriend on this list of Christmas audiobooks!