8 Books to Curl Up with This Holiday Season

Everyone likes to enjoy the holiday season in their own way. For book lovers, reading books filled with holiday spirit is the perfect way to have a good time.

In this article, you will find 8 amazing books to read this holiday season. It has books filled with Christmas spirit, romance, adventure, and even horror.

Whether you like cozy books that make you feel good or thrilling wintery reads that are atmospheric, we have something for everyone.

1.  The Christmas Spirit

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This is one of those Christmas stories that truly personify the inclusive community spirit. The plot revolves around two best friends–a pastor and a bartender–who trade places a week before Christmas. Being in each others’ shoes allows them to truly appreciate the hard work and responsibilities of each other.

This heart-touching book by Debbie Macomber will keep you hooked till the end.

2. Home for Christmas

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This book by Courtney Cole is a perfect holiday read that takes you on an adventure through time.

The Christmas magic sends a woman back in time to the 1940s on a unique adventure where she meets her grandmother and understands the true family and holiday spirit. Sounds interesting?

3. All Is Bright

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An ambitious female architect takes on a challenging client–a former pro baseball player who had an accident–in this life-changing Christmas story. The author RaeAnne Thayne has created a magical story about unexpected love sprinkled with some holiday magic. 

Though this book is a part of a series, it can be read standalone. If you like feel-good Christmas stories about two unlikely people falling in love, then give this book a try.

4. Season of Love

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Do you love Christmas inheritance stories filled with charm and romance?

Then this book by Helena Greer should be your top pick. The protagonist is a young girl who inherits a Christmas tree farm from her aunt. She needs to work with the farm’s grumpy manager to save the farm. Will this love-hate relationship turn into something more? Read the book to find out.

5. Kiss Her Once for Me

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Alison Cochrun, the author of The Charm Offensive, has returned with a romcom that is the perfect festive read for this holiday season. 

A girl and her landlord hatch a plan to get married for convenience. But as they spend time with his family during the holidays the protagonist falls in love with his sister instead. Will she choose real love or a convenient marriage? Read the book to find out.

6. The Ghost Woods

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Are you bored of Christmas romances and want a thrilling read that keeps you up on winter nights? Then “The Ghost Woods” by C. J. Cooke is the perfect winter read for you.

The book takes you to an eerie house in the middle of the woods called Lichen Hall. The house is shrouded in mystery and folklore. But when a young girl is sent there to give birth, she uncovers hidden truths that will change her life forever. Read this book if you want a thrilling winter read that keeps you hooked from start to finish.

7. Fairy Tale

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Stephen King needs no introduction, but this spellbinding fairytale is unlike anything he’s ever written. 

A young boy inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war. He is burdened by the responsibility of playing the hero and saving both worlds. Read this gripping story to go on an epic adventure filled with magic, prince & princesses, dungeons, and death games.

8. The Luminaries

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The last book on this list of holiday reads for 2022 is The Luminaries by Susan Dennard. This is a great winter read that will send a thrill through your spine, but you won’t be able to keep the book down.

The story takes place in Hemlock Falls, a strange and eerie town surrounded by dangerous woods. The protagonist is a young girl who wants to join the Luminaries– an ancient order that protects the town from dangerous creatures in the woods. It is a story of bravery, secrets, and unlikely partnerships. Read it if you like fast-paced, thrilling stories with an atmospheric feel.

Which Books Will You Read This Holiday Season?

This list contains the perfect holiday reads, whether you like some holiday romance, Christmas cheer, or thrilling wintery reads.

Curl up in your bed with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book to keep you warm and cozy this holiday season. These holiday reads are all you need to have a perfect holiday. Happy reading!

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