12. 'Christmas on the Island' (Oct.16)
The holiday novels begin rolling out just before Halloween, and one surefire satisfying read is this heartwarming tale set in Scotland from bestselling Brit author Jenny Colgan. It may be icy on the remote island of Mure, but your heart will melt reading about Fiona, who's unexpectedly become pregnant by her ex-boss, and Saif, a doctor and war refugee, who's fled with his son to the island for asylum but longs for his missing wife. This poignant yet hopeful tale is the perfect read to enjoy while wrapped in a cozy handknit and lounging by the fire.