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Christmas for Beginners By Carole Matthews

Christmas for Beginners by Carole Matthews

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Christmas for Beginners is the gloriously festive sequel to readers' favourite and Sunday Times bestselling novel Happiness for Beginners

Christmas for Beginners Summary

Christmas for Beginners: Fall in love with the ultimate festive read from the Sunday Times bestseller by Carole Matthews

The latest festive and feel-good Christmas read from Sunday Times bestselling Carole Matthews

'Full of fabulously festive fun!' ERICA JAMES

**Shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Association's Contemporary Romantic Novel Award**


Christmas is fast approaching at the new Hope Farm. Owner Molly Baker has been convinced to organise an open day to raise some much-needed funds ahead of the New Year, but the nativity tableau is proving challenging. With anti-social sheep, awkward alpacas and a seriously sequined Santa Claus to assemble, Molly is feeling overwhelmed, and in desperate need of some Christmas spirit . . .

Despite the chaos of the farm getting in the way of her event planning, Molly is looking forward to spending the holidays with boyfriend Shelby and his son, Lucas, hopeful that a happy family Christmas is exactly what they need to draw them all together. But while she is busy making plans on the farm, Shelby, it seems, has ideas of his own.

As the nativity draws near, the team are working hard to pull off a spectacular festive fete - and make sure the animals and humans remain on their best behaviour.

Will this Christmas be merry and bright... or is there more than one surprise in store for Molly and Hope Farm?

A must-read festive tale from the queen of fun-filled and life-affirming fiction, Christmas for Beginners is the PERFECT winter treat!

Your favourite authors love CAROLE MATTHEWS:

'A gorgeous novel that will delight'

'Fun, fantastic and brimming with Matthews magic'

'A life-affirming story full of joy and hope'

'An irresistibly warm-hearted story'

'Warm, witty and hopeful - I was charmed'

'The queen of funny, feel good fiction'

Christmas for Beginners Reviews

Sparkling . . . light-hearted, laugh-packed fun * Sunday Mirror *
If you love romance, quirky humour and animals you can't do better than to sink into Happiness for Beginners. -- Katie Fforde
Jolly [...] charming festive story * The Glasgow Herald *
A gorgeous novel that will delight * Katie Fforde on Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses *
Fun, fantastic and brimming with Matthews magic... from the first to the last page - an absolute joy -- Milly Johnson
One of our favourite authors, Carole Matthews always delivers a delicious read, and Million Love Songs is another delightful read. Full of humour and emotional dilemmas, this latest book is perfect to curl up with on the sofa in this unpredictable weather. Highly Recommended! * Hot Brands Cool Places *
An irresistibly warmhearted story with a cast of captivating characters, both animal and human -- Trisha Ashley
Fabulously enjoyable . . . full of heart and fun * Milly Johnson *
Warm, witty and hopeful - I was charmed -- Sarah Morgan
I laughed and cried and marvelled * Cathy Bramley on Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses *
Happiness For Beginners once again confirms Carole Matthews as the queen of funny, feel good fiction. Put your feet up, and switch off your phone because you're in for a real treat. -- Mike Gayle
Witty, funny and incredibly touching . . . perfect for lifting the spirits * Heat *
Heartwarming story of new beginnings. * Candis *
Heart-warming * Bella *
As ever from this author, a lively story that fizzes with fun * Best *
Full of quirky characters and often laugh-out loud funny, it's a delightful read. * Choice *
Ornery llamas, attack sheep, and a wealth of colourful country characters (including a spectacular hairdresser-to-the-stars who coifs alpacas in his downtime) electrify Matthews's charming tale... Perfect for lovers of small-town romance, this upbeat tale is sweet but not cloying and altogether satisfying. * Publishers Weekly *
Sparkling romp * Mirror *
Heartwarming * Bella *
Heartfelt * Yours *
Delightful and humorous... as joyful as its cover * Woman's Weekly *
Another lovely tale from bestselling writer Carole Matthews * Hello! *
Light-hearted, laugh-packed fun. * The People *
One of our favourite authors, Carole Matthews always delivers a delicious read full of humour and emotional dilemmas * Hot Brands, Cool Places *
The writing is full of humour, warmth and heart - all the things that are standard in Carole's novels. This is a perfect holiday read. I loved it. * Novel Kicks Blog *

About Carole Matthews

Carole Matthews is the Sunday Times bestselling author of over thirty novels, including the top ten bestsellers The Cake Shop in the Garden, A Cottage by the Sea, Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses, Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights, Million Love Songs and Happiness for Beginners. In 2015, Carole was awarded the RNA Outstanding Achievement Award. Her novels dazzle and delight readers all over the world and she is published in more than thirty countries.

For all the latest news from Carole, visit, follow Carole on Twitter (@carolematthews) and Instagram (matthews.carole) or join the thousands of readers who have become Carole's friend on Facebook (carolematthewsbooks).

Additional information

Christmas for Beginners: Fall in love with the ultimate festive read from the Sunday Times bestseller by Carole Matthews
Used - Very Good
Little, Brown Book Group
Short-listed for RNA Contemporary Romantic Novel Award 2021 (UK)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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