Hallmark Channel Read-Alikes: 15 Uplifting Romance, Family and Friendship Stories

Posted on August 28, 2023

by Amy H

When I say that my mom loves Hallmark movies, it doesn’t quite reflect the level of intensity behind her devotion to this genre of entertainment.  She’s also an avid reader who is always looking for gentle, uplifting stories to fill the gaps between new Hallmark releases.  She’s read all the Debbie Macomber, Mary Kay Andrews, Jan Karon and Ann B. Ross books.  Below are some of the most recent authors we’ve found, with a book suggestion to get you started with their work.  You might also like to check out Robyn Carr, Dorothea Benton Frank, Beverly Jenkins, Susan Wiggs, and Sheryl Woods.

The Second Sister

By Marie Bostwick

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A Novel Proposal

By Denise Hunter

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The Wedding Veil

By Kristy Woodson

eBook   |   eAudiobook

Real Men Knit

By Kwana Jackson

eBook   |   eAudiobook

The Boardwalk Bookshop

By Susan Mallery

eBook   |   eAudiobook   |   Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |  hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eAudiobook

The Thing About Home

By Rhonda McKnight

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The Summer of Lost and Found 

By Mary Alice Monroe

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The Family You Make

By Jill Shalvis

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The Edge of Summer

By Viola Shipman

eBook   |   eAudiobook   |   Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |  hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eAudiobook

The Summer House

By Jenny Hale

Summer on the Island

By Brenda Novak

eBook   |   Large Print   |     hoopla eBook   |   hoopla eAudiobook

The Printed Letter Bookshop

By Katherine Reay

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The Cliff House

By RaeAnne Thayne

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Tending Roses

By Lisa Wingate


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