One of the best things about the holidays is being able to catch up on reading. If it’s Christmas books, that’s just extra whipped cream on the sweet potato pie. Here are a few stories by African-American authors to keep you reading all season long. Plus, in honor of the holiday season, Magic City Momma is giving away a $50 Amazon gift card.
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A Baby for Christmas
In order to win Solae Wyatt-Palmer back, fire captain Hershel Kavanaugh must resolve some past issues before convincing her she possesses everything he wants.
A Beau for Christmas
When Reese Beaumont visits Sheraton Beach for the holidays, Dominique Wellington gives in to temptation with the hopes of getting him out of her system.
A Christian Christmas
Christmas will never be the same for Joy Knight if Christian Andersen has his way.
A Christmas Prayer
Kimberla Lawson Roby
With her wedding fast approaching, Alexis Fletcher might be ready to make some holiday memories with a new family of her own.
A Mistletoe Affair
Floral designer Vicki Ahlfors falls for her best friend’s divorced brother, attorney-turned- political strategist Jordan Woolcott.
A Steele for Christmas
Can heartbreaker Eli Steele turn his strictly business arrangement with Stacy Carlson into a Christmas filled with pleasure…and lasting love?
A Woulda Shoulda Christmas
After being fired twice in the same day, Chaka Stringer wonders how much worse her life can get—until she gets a shot at a passionate relationship with her high school crush.
A Yuletide Affair
Alyson Talbot returns home to plan her sister’s Christmas wedding and finds an unexpected distraction in Samson Steel.
California Christmas Dreams
Can financial adviser Jake Walters come up with a loving plan that keeps the magic going with former child star Meredith Alcott past the holidays?
Atlanta’s snowstorm is the perfect opportunity for Anisha Blake-Randall to plan some Christmas love with her husband, Tyson—until he shows up with a pair of surprises.
Haven Powell issues Santa and God a challenge—to deliver her “plus one” by 11:59 p.m. December 31.
Saige Carter loves everything about Christmas and Daniel Washington would rather skip the holiday altogether—until he reads one of Saige’s Christmas cards.
Vanessa Davis Griggs
How can one of the best days of her life so quickly turn into one of the worst days of sixteen-year-old Princess Rose’s life?
Give a Little Love
Brooke Jordan thought her Christmas was going to be boring—until she meets charming Marcus Thompson.
Keysa Donovan refuses to celebrate Christmas or to let herself fall in love— until sexy coworker Ian Sanchez catches her off guard with old holiday movies and kisses.
Home for the Holidays
As the holiday approaches, Iris Nelson looks forward to spending it with her best friend’s family . . . and their very handsome visitor.
Luke Barnes has hurt Kim Taylor once. Can she find the courage to trust him again?
Victoria Christopher Murray
The exes of Sheridan, Kendall and Asia are back for Christmas, and the holiday season is flipped upside down.
Merry Sexy Christmas
Beverly Jenkins, Kayla Perrin and Maureen Smith
Have yourself a sexy little holiday with these three stories.
Alexis Montgomery’s rendezvous with Graham Stone has an unexpected consequence during the holidays—one that could make them never want to walk away from each other.
My Only Christmas Wish
Store owner Eli Austin doesn’t count on the irresistible urge to unwrap Darcy Bennett like a holiday surprise.
Naughtier than Nice
Eric Jerome Dickey
In this highly anticipated sequel, readers find out what happens on the other side of the fairy tale for the McBroom sisters.
Praise for Christmas
A new baby, a wedding and an unexpected illness all collide to make this Christmas one the Marshall-Thomas family will never forget.
Rain for Christmas
Five years ago, Donavan Walker lost the love of his life, but this Christmas he just may get it back.
The Christmas Promise
Sean D. Young
A chance encounter offers Simeon Baker a second opportunity to make this a Christmas to remember, if Jennifer McClendon will trust him enough to say yes…
The Christmas Ultimatum
Freelance journalist Olanma Obinze just landed the interview of a lifetime—if she’ll agree to an ultimatum.
The Christmas Wish
When R&B diva Trinity Thomas wishes on a falling star one Christmas Eve, she sees how different her life would have been.
This Holiday Magic
Celeste Norfleet, Janice Sims and Felicia Mason
Mistletoe kisses, Christmas wishes and the joy of falling in love…
This Winter Night
The blizzard that snows her in brings Lauren Gaines an unexpected surprise: a hunky stranger who shows up on Christmas Eve.
Three Wyze Men
Only a Christmas miracle will make a woman wronged 17 years ago beg Steven Wyze’s pardon.
Twelve Days of Pleasure
Deborah Fletcher Mello
Vanessa Harrison’s holiday spirit goes from humdrum to armed and dangerous when the filmmaker becomes an eyewitness to a crime and Kendrick Boudreaux must keep her safe.
In the spirit of the season, Magic City Momma is giving away a $50 Amazon gift card. To be entered in the drawing, all you have to do is like the Magic City Momma Facebook page, register for the Magic City Momma newsletter or visit magiccitymomma.com and comment on The 31 Days of Christmas post by 11:59 p.m. CST on November 27, 2015 . The winner will be contacted via email and announced on November 30, 2015.
What a great idea, thank you.
There are a lot of Christmas stories I’m excited to have a chance to win the gift card.
I have read mostly all of these books and I love them. Good job everyone for coming together and creating a great collage of greatness!!
Awesome list! Thanks for including me.
Thanks for this lady, I have read most of these books.
Thanks so much for including me, Chandra. This is a great list of stories that I’m sure we’ll enjoy. Happy holidays to you and yours.
Looking forward to spending the cold winter reading. Thanks!
Woooohooooo looks like I got me some goooood books to choose from for winter reading…. That makes my heart smile…☺
These are some amazing Christmas stories I’ll be one clicking for myself and loved ones being that its been a very difficult year for us, and all but one of them are readers as well. I’ve read some of them and those were great!
This a good book list. There are a few I need tK add to my TBR list
Great set of books. I have a few already.
Great post; I have a few of those already, and considering giving some as gifts! Thanks for the idea!
Great list of books by many authors that I have read. Thanks for including my title. Enjoy the holidays!
There are some great books on this list. Thanks for the recommendations. Now I have my holiday book list all set up!?
I see a few of my favorite authors made the list. I’m never going to get any writing done over my break with all these great titles. Thanks!!! 🙂
I can’t wait to check some of these books out. Thank you
I am always on the look out for good Christmas stories around the holidays. Thanks for sharing!!! I will be ordering these books ASAP, but a $50.00 gift card would certainly help with that! Happy Holidays and Happy reading.
What a great selection of books.
Rhea Alexis M Banks
I will be checking this site out more.
Looking through your list, I noticed that I have read and or own several (almost half) of these titles. This is a wonderful idea and a great way to showcase some good holiday reads, by some great authors.
I love reading holiday books. I see a lot of good selection.
That for the list, it will keep me busy over the holidays
That’s an awesome list, see a few I need to read. Looking forward to your news letters.
After looking at the list I’ve read a few of these books, it’s a great list and looking forward to reading some more over the Christmas holidays.
There is some Amazing Books on this site…Cant wait too start reading..:)
Amazing holiday reads. ??
A wonderfully curated list! Thank you!
I would be in the house forever……so looking forward to this
I absolutely love this list of books, some I already have or have pre-ordered.
This are some great books!
I have several of them in fact.
Thanks for the chance with this awesome giveaway!
A lot of good books. I already have some of them.
There are some good books here. Makes me want to get them out and read them again.
Great list of book
Great list of books!! Some of these I haven’t read so it’s great to have all of these authors all together with great Christmas stories. Thanks for the chance to win.
Nice list. I love holiday books, especially novellas, and I see some I haven’t read. Thanks for compiling.
Who knew there were so many of these types of books out here written by brown faces! I need to rearrange my schedule & get back into reading! Clearly, I’m missing out!!! 🙂
Love the Christmas theme books above. They will make good for holiday reading. I most definitely be purchasing some if not all of them.
Oh my what a great list of Christmas stories. Thank you.
Thanks for the list. I try to read mostly Christmas books every December.
Thanks for this great list! I love a good holiday story. I hope this will be something you do annually.
I can not wait to read these stories. Thank you for the list.
Thank you for compiling this list of books!!! Can’t wait to start reading them!
Thank you for putting together this list! There were some books I’ve read, but many more I can’t wait to read!
Love the list. I really like to read holiday themed books this time of the year.
Very nice list of stories
Can’t wait to read the ones I haven’t read already. May even read those again.
Great list. I see a lot of Christmas books to read.
Great list of Christmas books.
Thanks for the contest and the great list of Christmas reads.
I love this list of books. Thank you so much!!!!
So many great books to read… I have read over 50% now I will tune in to the other 50%. #thelifeofanavidreader
Great authors! Have read quite a number of these books and look forward to reading more!
‘Tis the season and what better way to enjoy it than indulging in the wonderful world of fiction?! Love supporting all these amazing authors and look forward to reading every one of these holiday books!!
A great list of holiday reads. I have read 14 of the books already. Updating my reading list.
I have several, and just added a bunch more to my list. Thanks.
I’ve been looking for a list of great Christmas reads. Thanks!
Vanessa Davis Griggs
Thanks so much for including my novella, COUNTLESS BLESSINGS, in this list!
Tis the season to read great books. Favorite holiday and favorite hobby, great combos.
I can’t wait to read these!