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these three short christmas stories were so cute. you learn about three very different women who find love when least expected. perfect little read to bundle up for the holidays and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa!

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I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

What a cute little Christmas cracker!

I loved the short nature of the stories but they really packed in drama and they felt like complete stories.

Light a Christmas candle, get a hot chocolate and devour this book in once.

A big thank you to Net Galley and Thomas Nelson Fiction for the ARC.

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Return to Mistletoe 3.5

This was a solid read for me, I enjoyed it. I personally just had a harder time connecting with the characters because of the age gap between me and the characters (who are in their 40s). I did love all the little Irish references scattered throughout the story. It absolutely gives off Hallmark movie vibes, and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice, cozy Christmas romance.

A Mistletoe Prince 5 stars

As someone who loved fairytales as a little girl, this story really resonated with me. I could truly connect to every single character, especially the FMC. It truly captured the love and giving aspects of the meaning of Christmas. Though this story does include Christian values, it never felt forced. I love the message that love takes courage, because it truly does. Giving your heart to someone else is not easy, especially when you come from a less-than-ideal family situation. I would recommend this book to all the readers who have dreamed of finding their prince charming and living happily ever after.

Say No to Mistletoe DNF

I tried getting into it, but the female main character came off as being so whiney (sometimes even having pick-me-girl/not girls girl vibes) to the point that I had to stop. She is pessimistic to the extent that it made the story unenjoyable for me personally. Unfortunately, I didn't continue after the first chapter.

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𝗠𝗜𝗦𝗧𝗟𝗘𝗧𝗢𝗘 𝗦𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗢𝗡 is the embodiment of several of my favourite things in one splendid little package! First of all, I am a huge fan of Christmas romances and will read them at any point of the year. And second, I love a good novella in between longer, more intense reads. I read each of these stories when I needed a break and finished them in one sitting. This is a must read romance collection, TBR and Enjoy!

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This book is three sweet reads to kick off your Christmas season! Or get you in the spirit of the season! I enjoyed all three of these short stories about these little towns and their holiday gatherings. Nothing puts you in the spirit like a holiday party or two, some Christmas giving and some friendships along the way.

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I received a free copy of, Mistletoe Season, by Sheila Roberts, Kathleen Fuller, Pepper Basham, from the publisher and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This book has three great Christmas stories, The first story is my favorite of the three.

Return to Mistletoe by Kathleen Fuller is the first book. I love Emmy, she is a great character, she live in Mistletoe, Missouri. Emmy reconnects with a friends brother and sparks fly, but will Kieran have to go back to Ireland?

The second story is The Mistletoe Prince, by Pepper Basham. Prince Arran St. Clare of Skymar, has a lesson to learn and it will be in Ransom, North Carolina. Arran learns a lot in Ransom, North Carolina, about people, and poverty.

The third story is, Say No to Mistletoe, by Sheila Roberts. Hailey Fairchild is not a fan of mistletoe, it has done her wrong, over the years. Maybe this year will be different, maybe this year she will find her beau?

Three very enjoyable Christmas stories, I really liked them all, great stories and characters.

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This collection of three Christmas-themed stories was not for me. Perhaps I'm not the target audience, as I don't normally enjoy sugary, Hallmark-style romance.

The first story, Return to Mistletoe, is the strongest of the three. It's sweet without being cloying, and I found it to be enjoyable and well-written.

Speaking of cloying, the second story - The Mistletoe Prince - was too cutesy for my tastes. Again, I'm invoking Hallmark - if you enjoy those Christmas movies, you'll enjoy this. I find them all to be a bit insipid, so as previously stated, I'm not the target audience here.

The third story, Say No to Mistletoe, was the weakest of the collection. I found the pacing to be rushed and the dialogue to be stilted.

The first two stories also have Christian undertones, so if that's something triggering for you, be aware. I wasn't paying attention to the imprint (HarperCollins Christian) when I picked this book out.

I hate, hate giving negative reviews but this was absolutely not for me.

Thanks so much to NetGalley and HarperCollins Christian for the advanced reader copy of this book, provided in exchange for my unbiased opinion.

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A Christmas story is always a good idea, but how much better when there are three by three amazing authors?! Mistletoe Season includes a novella by Sheila Roberts, Pepper Basham, and Kathleen Fuller. I thoroughly enjoyed all three stories and found them to be perfect bite-size holiday romances.
Kathleen Fuller kicks it off with Return to Mistletoe. I love that this deals with a second chance romance with a middle-aged couple. Emmy and Kiernan have a history, despite his being gone for more than twenty years. When he does return, chemistry is immediately evident, and all the matchmakers can’t help themselves. I enjoyed the small-town setting with family and friends.
Pepper Basham takes her readers back to characters from Skymar. In this story, A Mistletoe Prince, Princess Ellie’s brother, Arran, finds himself needing to be away from Skymar for some time to rebuild his image and his purpose. Fortunately for him, Luke’s cousin, Charlie, is around to help him accomplish his mission. In return, he will give her lessons in being a lady and organizing a public event and speaking at said event. Definitely not love at first sight for these two and the ensuing days spent together are just perfectly paced for the story.
Lastly, Sheila Roberts shares Say No to Mistletoe. Hailey has not had great success with mistletoe. Actually, those moments have been great, it the relationships that follow that tend to end in disaster. Now, years after the event that started them all, Carwyn is back in the picture and Hailey has determined mistletoe is not an option for her this year. Fortunately, Carwyn did not get that message and he is determined to finish what they started all those years ago. A fun, sweet, romantic holiday treat.
I received a complimentary copy from the publisher via NetGalley and all opinions expressed are solely my own, freely given.

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This is a heartwarming read, perfect for the holiday season!

I thoroughly enjoyed all three stories, each with their own distinct flavour.

If you miss the holidays, this one is for you.

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I loved this sweet collection of Holiday Romances. Pepper Basham was definitely my fave because we got to see characters from her Skymar series, but honestly this whole collection was quick and just made me dream of Christmas even in May. 4.5 Stars rounded up!

Thanks to netgalley and the publisher for the ARC!

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A fun sweet read! Highly recommend.

Many thanks to the author, publisher, and NetGalley for my ARC.

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Thanks Netgalley for allowing me to read this book. Three of my favorite authors have written three short Christmas stories. You will learn about three very different women who find love when they least expect it. Sit back enjoy a hot chocolate and read a good book.

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Christmas and mistletoe just go hand in hand in this set of novellas so get ready for romance.


Say No to Mistletoe has Hailey scared and avoiding it at all costs. High school nightmares are revisited when she sees Carwyn. Mishaps abound!


Return to Mistletoe gives us “older” characters in their 40s. A refreshing experience not reading about all 20 somethings. Antique stores and Irish accents are great focal points.


The Mistletoe Prince shows us that even a prince can have issues. I enjoyed revisiting characters from Basham’s Skymar series.


I enjoyed all three stories and highly recommend them if you like Christmas stories with clean romance, angst, and happy endings.


I received a complimentary copy of this book but was not required to leave a review.

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I got this ARC from Netgalley. It is three mini-stories in on book. Each story is filled with love and, obviously, mistletoe. The first story focus on a antique store owner finding love in an Irishman and getting her dream. The second follows a small town girl finding love, courage, self-worth and strength, and her prince charming along the way. The last story follows a New York Author going home as she is going through some personal issues, only to find herself and love along way.
Each stories are very well written.
10/10 recommend.

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Three fun and delightful stories of Christmas and mistletoe. I enjoyed the story of Loyally Luke because I have read all three books in this series which were delightful.
Thanks for the advanced copy.

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I enjoyed this book but I mainly enjoyed reading about the Skymarian royals as they were what drew me in at first.

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This is an enjoyable 3-novella Christmas/Mistletoe collection, My favorite is The Mistletoe Prince by Pepper Basham, which takes place after her Loyally, Luke novel. Prince Arran comes to Mt. Airy, NC to help Luke with construction and meets Charlie/Charlotte. Can they work out all the royal vs common issues and distance issues? Luke and Ellie play parts too!

Return to Mistletoe, by Kathleen Fuller, is about Emmy, who owns an antique shop in Mistletoe, MO, and Kieran O’Neill, who just sold his castle in Ireland and comes back home to Mistletoe. I enjoyed this one too.

Say No to Mistletoe, by Sheila Roberts starts out with Hailey saying to herself that mistletoe is her kryponite. It’s in the first person, but gets better as she meets someone and tries to stay away from mistletoe! Sweet, cute.

All 3 novellas were sweet, very enjoyable reads.

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Mistletoe Season is three short holiday stories. The first one was called Return To Mistletoe by Kathleen Fuller and I really enjoyed getting to know Emmy and Kieran. They were cute! The second story was A Mistletoe Prince by Pepper Basham. I almost skipped this because it’s a royal prince story and I just don’t like those. When a royal movie comes on Hallmark, I turn the channel, I just find them so silly. But I wanted to give this a chance and I’m so glad I did, because it was sweet and I really enjoyed it! The last story is Say No To Mistletoe by Sheila Roberts. This was by far my favorite! Hailey and Carwyn are adorable and it really put me in the Christmas spirit (in May!)

I received an advanced copy from netgalley in exchange for a review and opinions are my own.

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This is a collection of three stories by three different authors. Christmas stories as well as novellas can be very hit or miss but I found all three of these to be enjoyable reads.
Return to Mistletoe by Kathleen Turner - This story gave us a look at Emmy and Kieran who are both in their 40s which was very fun to see as most books focus on younger adults.
The Mistletoe Prince by Pepper Basham - This story was one that is an interconnected universe that i was not familiar with. this one had a hallmark feel with a prince coming to America.
Say No to Mistletoe by Sheila Roberts - This one was an adorable concept of having to avoid mistletoe in a time where it is everywhere. Very cute
these were all very cute but not life changing or memorable. if you need quick, fluffy reads, these would be a good fit.

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What a fun collection of Mistletoe stories! I really enjoyed all 3 stories in this collection! I love how each author tells a different story all related to the Christmas season and mistletoe.

Return to Mistletoe by Kathleen Turner - I enjoyed this story so much. I really like the fact that the author featured main characters who are in their 40’s. Emmy is an independent business owner who feels like her chance at true love has passed her by. Kieran is her best friend’s brother, and her high school crush, who finally comes home to visit after living in Ireland for more than 20 years.

The Mistletoe Prince by Pepper Basham - I have read the 3 Skymar books by Pepper Basham and was so excited for this story which features some of our favorite characters from Loyally, Luke, and also introduces new favorites! This author managed to pack ALL the best parts of the Edgewood stories into this lovely novella. Without giving any spoilers, I will just say that I love Charlie and her journey to find confidence and believe she is enough. Prince Arran is all I hoped he would be and more than I ever expected.

Say No to Mistletoe by Sheila Roberts - What a fun story! Hailey reluctantly returns home to spend Christmas with her family. After some disastrous mistletoe kisses (including her first kiss on a dare with Carwyn, her high school crush and neighbor years ago) she vows to avoid mistletoe at all costs. Little does Hailey know, Carwyn has been anticipating her return and possibly a second chance under the mistletoe with Hailey.

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