Get into the festive spirit with this collection of holiday-themed music, movies, and more!
AWAY IN A MANGER
Part of the Molly Murphy series. It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City, and for once, Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to the approaching holidays. When a young boy is accused of stealing a purse, Molly intervenes on his behalf.
DASHING THROUGH THE SNOW
Ashley Davison wants to spend the holidays with her family in Seattle; Dashiell Sutherland has a job interview in Seattle and must arrive by December 23. Both are out of luck: Every flight is full, and there's only one rental car available. Ashley and Dash reluctantly decide to share the car, but neither anticipates the ride ahead. Not only do they find they have a lot in common, but there's even a spark of romance in the air.
THE MISTLETOE INN
Richard Paul Evans
At thirty-two Kimberly Rossetti has had her heart broken more times than she wants to remember. Dreading another holiday alone, she signs up for The Mistletoe Retreat, a nine-day writing retreat in Savannah, Georgia. At one of her breakout sessions Kimberly meets another aspiring writer, Zeke, an intelligent man with a wry wit who seems as interested in Kimberly as he is in the retreat.
A CHRISTMAS BRIDE IN PINECRAFT
Shelley Shepard Gray
Part of the Amish Brides of Pinecraft series. When Beverly Overholt's beloved Orange Blossom Inn is broken into, she's shaken to her core. In the face of repairing what's been lost, Beverly calls Eric Wagler, the inn's handsome owner. As Beverly and Eric put the inn back together, prepare for Christmas, and even witness a new love blossoming for another couple, the trust, and love, between them grow.
WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS
Throughout the years, the ladies of the Sisterhood have delivered their own style of vigilante justice to those who most deserve it. But this Christmas, instead of finding and punishing bad guys, all Maggie Spitzer wants is to bring a little more joy to the world and especially to a beloved teacher from her past. And as the Sisters unite to find her, they learn that no holiday treat is as fulfilling as giving to others.
World-renowned opera star Placido Domingo releases a personal Christmas album featuring songs that are dear to his heart and that celebrate the warmth and magic of the season. Guests include Jackie Evancho and Idina Menzel.
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL COUNTRY CHRISTMAS (2015)
Part of the Now That's What I Call Music series. Music's most popular series unveils a new double collection featuring favorite Christmas songs from the country music superstars of yesterday and today including Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Reba McEntire, and more.
ADORE: CHRISTMAS SONGS OF WORSHIP
Grammy and Dove Award winner Chris Tomlin rings in the holiday season with a mix of festive Christmas classics and original songs. There are also special guest performances from All Sons & Daughters, Lauren Daigle, Kristyn Getty, and more.
THE 25TH OF DECEMBER
With four highly successful holiday albums and seventeen consecutive years of the Dave Koz and Friends Christmas tour, Dave Koz returns to celebrate the holiday season with a new release featuring several guest stars.
Global pop superstar Kylie Minogue rings in the season with her first ever Christmas album, which sees her put her own spin on a mix of holiday classics and originals. There are also duets with Iggy Pop and James Corden.
MARRY ME FOR CHRISTMAS
Starring: Malinda Williams, Brad James, Jason Weaver, Carl Payne, Gregory Alan Williams, Victoria Rowell
With her family constantly hounding her, a single woman pretends to be engaged for the duration of family Christmas.
LET IT SNOW
Starring: Candace Cameron Bure, Jesse Hutch, Alan Thicke
Part of the Hallmark Entertainment series. A self-defined Grinch, Stephanie begins her stay at Snow Valley Lodge immune to Christmas sentiment. But as the lodge's festive traditions provide the Christmas Stephanie never had growing up with her distant father, Stephanie finds herself enjoying every minute. To complicate matters even further, the combative feelings she felt toward Brady turn into romantic ones.
A CHRISTMAS STAR
Starring: Erin Galway-Kendrick, Robert James-Collier, Bronagh Waugh, Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Kylie Minogue
Born under the Christmas Star, Noelle believes she has the gift to perform miracles. When her peaceful life is threatened by the developer McKerrod, she and her friends use this gift to thwart his plans and save their village.
SEASONS OF LOVE
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, AJ Ackleson, Cleo Anthony, Gary Craig
Part of the Lifetime Original Movies series. A romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
NORTHPOLE: OPEN FOR CHRISTMAS
Starring: Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison, Dermot Mulroney
Part of the Hallmark Entertainment series. Mackenzie is sensible in life and has long since abandoned childhood dreams. When she inherits her aunt's beautiful but antiquated hotel, she decides the reasonable thing to do is put it up for sale before Christmas. Little does she know the hotel plays an important role for Santa on Christmas Eve, and it now has the full North Pole's attention.
Disclaimer: I have not personally read or listened to any of the items mentioned in this list. This list was gathered via the PAC for Holiday themed materials.