The books that inspired your favorite 2019 Hallmark movies

Hallmark Christmas movies have arrived! Beginning Oct. 25 (which seems ludicrously early), you can watch all of the Hallmark Christmas movies that your candlelight-loving,-marshmallow heart can take. However, did you know you can check out or order most of the books that inspired the movies before they air?  These great titles (most avaliable at your Anythink library) inspired the movies that will warm your heart for the next two months.

The Mistletoe Secret by Richard Paul Evans

When Aria convinces a famous travel writer to write a feature story on her beloved hometown, she finds her heart torn between the charismatic but pompous Sterling Masters and Alex Bartlett, the real talent behind Masters of Travel.

A Family Under the Christmas Tree by Terri Reed (Hallmark name: Picture a Perfect Christmas)

An extreme sports photographer returns home for the holiday to look after her grandmother and ends up lending a helping hand to a neighbor who needs assistance watching his nephew.

The Godwink Series by Squire Rushnell and Louise Duart (Hallmark name: A Godwink Christmas; Meant for Love)

Multiple coincidences and a chance meeting bring Alice and Jack, two strangers from very different family backgrounds, together for a weekend wedding celebration.

Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses by Jenny Hale

Weeks before Christmas, Abbey is hired to decorate the estate of businessman Nick. She must break down the wall between her and Nick, all while keeping the holiday spirit alive.

The House of Wooden Santas by Kevin Major (Hallmark name: Nostalgic Christmas)

Anne becomes torn between returning to her fast-paced career in New York or taking over her dad’s hand-carved wooden toy business and seeing where a burgeoning romance with Keith might lead.

A Christmas Bride by Hope Ramsay (Hallmark name: A Blue Ridge Mountain Christmas)

Hotel manager Willow returns to her stunning Virginia hometown to help her sister plan a Christmas wedding at the inn her family once owned. She must work with a single dad who wants to let go of the past.

The Christmas Club by Barbara Hinske

Two busy strangers, Olivia and Edward, meet when they help an elderly woman find her lost Christmas savings. Thanks to fate and Christmas magic, they also find something they were both missing: true love.

The Christmas Town by Donna Vanliere 

Lauren Gabriel leaves everything behind in Boston to embark on a new chapter in her life and career. But an unforeseen detour to the charming town of Grandon Falls has her discover unexpected new chapters – of the heart and of family – helping her to embrace, once again, the magic of Christmas.