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10 Novels to Get You In the Holiday Spirit

You’ll want to read them with your coziest blanket.

By: Jacquelyn Greenfield

With the holiday season officially here, our schedules are pretty jampacked with office parties, dinners with friends, massive shopping lists, and family dinners. What’s supposed to be a joyous time of year can often seem hectic, and lets be real, it can be easy to lose yourself in the chaos. We *highly* suggest taking whatever time you can to yourself (even if its only 10 minutes!) to dive into a novel. Ahead are 10 comforting novels that are on theme for the holidays.


Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory, $14

This novel definitely lives up to Jasmine Guillory’s novel The Wedding Date. This fun-filled romance novel will warm your heart and awaken any princess fantasies you might’ve forgotten.

Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances by John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson, $9

We're calling this three-story anthology a new classic. With its witty banter and innocent characters, you won’t want to put it down! Not to mention it’s now a Netflix Original movie.

Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella, $19

If you’re a fan of the Shopaholic series, you won’t be disappointed by Sophie Kinsella’s latest novel. Becky Brandon is back in action, and her Christmas adventures will have you nonstop laughing.

Christmas in Vermont by Anita Huges, $13

Anita Hughes has done it again with her fourth Christmas-themed novel. Set in a quiet cozy inn in Vermont, the story takes us on a romantic journey around second chances.

Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand, $17

Winter Street is part one of Elin Hilderbrand's three-part Christmas series. The hilarious, relatable, and slightly dysfunctional stories of the Quinn family will warm your heart all season long.

The 19th Christmas by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro, $15

This list would not be complete without a proper Christmas murder mystery, and who better to offer an amazing one than James Patterson? Patterson and Maxine Paetro have written another fantastic installment to the Women’s Murder Club series that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Christmas Angels by Nancy Naigle, $13

This is no ordinary Christmas romance novel. You’ll find an adorable childhood crush that has been rekindled with a hint of Christmas magic throughout.

The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith, $11

If the season hasn’t inspired you to be giving, this novel will! An amazing true story that shows the true meaning of giving, selflessness, and family.

My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins, $12

Yet another book that will make you laugh and cry all season long. With 12 individual stories, it’s perfect for the reader that might not have a lot of time on their hands.

Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop by Jenny Colgan, $12

The New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan has written a sweet and charming story about love at Christmastime. Set in England, this uplifting story is sure to be a great one, plus (!) there are sweet and delicious recipes throughout the book.

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