Monday, December 18, 2017

What we're reading in TLS ~ Holiday Edition

This is our last post before Christmas and TLS has filled it to the brim with the last of our favorite Christmas recs. So in between making the eggnog, hanging the mistletoe, and wrapping the last gift, check out these amazing Christmas stories to keep your cheer in check. As always, please leave the writer some love in the form of a review and tell them TLS sent you. And from all of us at TLS, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year ahead!

♥ Nic & Six

A Christmas Restoration by A Cullen Wannabe
When single Mom, Bella, took her children to Colorado for their visitation with their father, she never dreamed she would find something unexpected in a winter storm. Can Edward heal Bella's wounds and restore her faith in men, love, and herself? Rated M 

A Home for the Holidays by CullensTwiMistress
Bella's roommate, Kate, offers her a place to stay during Christmas break. Unfortunately for Bella, Kate's dad is kind of hot. Attraction, UST, and a meddling daughter may just bring these two together. Rated M

A Sprinkling of Sugar by Edward's Eternal
Edward Cullen is a busy executive, who lives for only one thing—his company. His gruff attitude and rigid ways are what make him a success. There is no room for fun or distractions. An unwanted trip close to the holidays, brings 3 huge distractions into his life—a chatty teenager, a tiny, lisping angel, and most importantly—one small, determined woman. How will he handle them? Rated M

All I Want For Christmas by Kyla713
Bella's five year old son makes a Christmas wish she'd never expected, and sets her entire world spinning. Rated M

Christmas Carols, Cocktails and Confessions by MrsK81
For as long as she can remember, Bella has been hopelessly entangled with the one man who she could never call her own. After a night of cocktails & confessions in a bar, can she finally learn what she needs to do to get the man of her dreams? Rated M

Christmas Duets by musegirl
Bella has been the personal assistant to music and movie star, Edward Cullen for over a year. She's also hopelessly in love with him. When she sings with him for a Christmas show, will she find he returns her feels or end up alone under the mistletoe? Rated M

Christmas With the Cullens by BlueIsSoul
Ever since she can remember, Bella Swan has spent her Christmas with the Cullens. This Christmas its time to sort out those Edward related "complications". But what happens when Edward has a new introduction to make? Rating: Mature Pairing: EB, AH  Rated M

Christmastances by PlanetBlue
"I like her, Emmett. And I like the idea of her." Rated M

Gate 19 by iambeagle
After finding out her flight from Denver to Seattle has been cancelled, Bella accepts a ride from a stranger who is also hoping to get home for Christmas. Rated M

In Every Life (A Little Snow Must Fall) by cosmogirl7481
Life happens. It passes us by in fleeting moments filled with unexpected encounters. It gives us choices to say and do the right thing. And chances to make it better, even when our choices were wrong. A short holiday story.  Rated M

It Must Have Been the Mistletoe by KristenLynn
Edward has avoided Bella—and her annoying crush—for three years. This year, an encounter under the mistletoe at the Chief's Christmas Eve party changes everything, in ways neither of them expected. Under the Mistletoe contest continuation, NOW COMPLETE Rated M

Mistletoe and You by Harperpitt
Two little girls become instant friends, and their single parents are thrown into the game. Will their bruised hearts merge? AH, Christmas shortie. Rated M

Scrooge by kitchmill
Ever the Scrooge, Edward Cullen has no interest in celebrating Christmas. Will his attitude change when he finds a young woman down on her luck? Rated M

The Naughty Elf by Twilly
Santa believes there's no such thing as a bad elf. Bella's been fired from nearly every toy shop. How can Santa get her in the right position when everything out of her mouth is so very dirty? Santa, elves, chocolate starfish and phasing reindeer. Rated M

The Spirit of Christmas by RosieRathbone
"Bah, humbug", the famous words of Mr. Scrooge, and this year stubborn Ebenezer is coming in the form of Edward Cullen who lives in regret and no longer experiences the same thrill of the holidays like he used to. But with a little help he is determined to change what went wrong and start again. After all, 'tis the season to be jolly. Rated M

The Twelve Days of Christmas by Pattyrose
On Christmas Eve, Edward Masen meets his girlfriend Rosalie's younger sister. The twelve days of Christmas will sure be interesting. Rated M

This Christmas Wish by MidnightLove87
Snow is falling and days are slipping by like sand through your hand. Edward finally takes time to stop and savor life, what happens to his perfectly laid out life when his son's Christmas wish sends him through a loop. Rated M

Walking Under Stars by Magtwinkles
The best Christmas gifts are often the things you don't ask for, and are given to you by those who know you best. A Christmas story about finding love in all the right places. An entry for the 'Beneath The Mistletoe Contest'. Winner of Judge's Pick (MrsSpaceCowboy) and Steamiest Holiday Fic. Rated M

Wanted You Forever A Carlsme Christmas Tale by LadyLibre
Lonely doctor. Lovely waitress. Both longing for more and afraid to take it. Will they summon the courage to reach out for their Christmas miracle? Rated M

Weather With You by MagTwi78
Long days are spent swimming in the river with your mates, and trying to catch the eye of the cute boy from out of town. It might be a hundred degrees in the shade, but we'll still wear silly paper hats and eat a big, hot, roast dinner. This is Christmas in Australia, and we wouldn't have it any other way. Rated M

Willow by Aftrnoondlight
First place winner in A Christmas to Remember contest - A quaint small town. A horse named Willow. Two lonely lovers. These are the ingredients of a DIVINE holiday romance. Rated M


  1. May I add A Snowfall Kind of Love by The FicChick?

  2. Thanks for all these wonderful Christmas rec's. Including Vagabonda's story. I love it too.
    I'm going to make me some hot chocolate, and find my warm blanket. Curling up on the couch and getting down to some serious reading :D
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. And Thank you for all the hard work you guys do every month to post so many great stories :D

  3. Thank you for all these wonderful stories.
    Thank you for everything you guys have done for us. We do appreciate it so much.


  4. Thank you for another year of fantastic recs! Happy holidays!!

  5. Great list. Can't wait to check some of these out. And OMG my favourite, Christmas with the Cullens is here!!! I love this story and reread it every year, it's THAT good. Happy holidays and happy reading everyone!