Amazing Hanukkah Romances To Check Out!
Hanukkah Romance Books To Read For The Holidays!
If you've heard Hanukkah called "Jewish Christmas," then you've probably rolled your eyes as hard as eyes have. All Jews know that it's the farthest thing from the truth.
This time of year, Christmas is everywhere. It's inescapable, something romance fans know all too well considering the number of Christmas romances published each year.
Thankfully, there are Hanukkah romance novels! There may not be a ton of them, but the good thing is that they do exist and more are being published each year, adding to catalog of Hannukah romance books.
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1. Revving Up The Holidays by A.S. Fenichel
The last time Isaac went back home was for his father's funeral. He pushed his family away because of a secret, but he's been lured home for Hanukkah, reunited with both his beloved motorcycle and former love Giada. Giada has been alone since losing her parents, killing her Christmas spirit. They both come alive again when they reunite.
2. Eight Nights in December by Keira Andrews
An orphan, Lucas heads with with his roommate to NYC for the holidays rather than stay alone on campus. He ends up sharing a room with his roommate's geeky, sexy brother Nate, who is so different than Lucas expected. During family Hanukkah celebrations, they pretend everything is normal, but things are far different behind closed doors.
3. Eight Cozy Nights by Julia Wolf
Larissa has never been a fan of Hanukkah and sometimes even forgets about it altogether! But after an incident involving her hot neighbor, she's feeling a little more festive. Yo loves Hanukkah and thinks that, after his beautiful neighbor moves in next door, this December with be the most exciting yet.
4. Eight Kinky Nights by Xan West
Recently divorced, Jordan moves in with her friend Leah, a sex shop owner and kink educator. Jordan is finally ready to explore both kink, polyamory, and her feelings for Leah. Leah proposes one kink lesson for each night of Hanukkah. Together, they explore new identities as they embark on a new relationship together.
5. Ben's Bakery and the Hanukkah Miracle by Penelope Peters
For the last ten years, former hockey player Adam has cared for his sick father and coached pee-wee hockey. During Hanukkah, his team gets invited to a prestigious tourney in Boston. Once an Olympic-hopeful, Ben decided to open a kosher bakery that is now close to bankruptcy. The hot hockey coach that brings his team in for treats definitely tugs at his heartstrings, changing both their lives forever.
6. Eight Kisses: Eight All-New Tales of Holiday Romance
Covering a range of different stories, Eight Kisses is an anthology that contains eight romantic Hanukkah novellas! Stories range from a regency tale set in Scotland, interfaith and interracial stories, and an online foodie story.
7. Hearts Alight by Elliot Cooper
Consumerism has come to dominate the Hanukkah celebrations Dave's family has each year and he hates it. He wishes to find a way to bring some holiday cheer to Amit, the guy he has feelings for. During his search, he discovers that Amit is a golem. A true Hanukkah miracle might be the only thing that will bring them together.
8. Eitan's Chord by Shira Glassman
Eitan and Abigail are a couple living together in poverty, wondering how they'll get by. The three fairies of Chanukah--Latke, Dreidl, and Menorah, want to help out the couple. But to create the magic they need to help the couple, they'll need to make a little intimacy. Not that they mind.
9. Burning Bright: Four Chanukah Love Stories
Burning Bright is an anthology for four Chanukah romance stories by Megan Hart, KK Hendin, Stacey Agdern, and Jennifer Gracen. The anthology is filled with Chanukah miracles you'll fall in love with!
10. Eight Naughty Nights by Eliza Madison and Liz Lincoln
Since her mother passed away, Laura hasn't felt much like celebrating Hanukkah. In search of a place to belong, Laura has traveled the world, but this Hanukkah, she's spending the eight nights in her best friend Brady's arms. Brady has been in love with her since he was fifteen. A free spirit, he knows he'll have to let her go and wonders if their brief time together will be enough for him.
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