In such a chilly weather, the only source of happiness is a fragrant cup of tea/coffee and a gripping book. These are the typical attributes of Christmas. And if your mood is far cry from Christmassy, here is a list of Christmas books that will definitely create a genuine ambiance of the holiday.
Best Books on Christmas to Read This Holiday Season
- The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
This book is perfect for friendly get-togethers. The story about mischievous kids who decide to engage in the local church Christmas Pageant will surely engross your attention. It is a combination of hilarious and moving moments that are a real mood booster.
- Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
The book is a classic that revolves around the daily lives of March sisters, Amy, Beth, Jo and Meg as well as their mother, with their father being at war. Many relate the tale to Christmas because of a variety of authentic Christmas scenes that foster holiday mood.
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
This arresting story centers around an imaginary land cursed by a wicked witch who cast a spell making “always winter but never Christmas.” Prepare for a series of nerve-racking yet heroic deeds as four siblings struggle to break the spell and free the land of Narnia.
- The Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn
It’s another Christmassy tale that combines historical background with folklore to familiarize people with startling facts about the holiday through the account of Father Christmas himself.
- The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror by Christopher Moore
The absolutely hilarious book is written to cheer you up. Read and find out how one angel whole-heartedly wanted to fulfill a child’s wish but turned a Christmas party into a disaster!
- The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding by Agatha Christie
The best mystery writer ever has prepared a series of mystifying events, a murder, and a case to be solved that will hold the readership spellbound. If you wonder what the Christmas pudding has to do with Christie’s serious tales, read and you’ll be surprised!
- Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
The novel recounts what happens when the two main characters decide to give up Christmas. Is it possible whatsoever? Read and find out for yourself.
- A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg
Immerse yourself in another must-read magic story. In light of his debilitating health condition, Oswald T. Campbell sets off to spend his last seemingly dull Christmas. Instead, he enters a world where time is powerless to rediscover joy of life.
- Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies
This is another classic that brings radiance and hopes back to your life. Miracle on 34th is a perfect way of spending the holiday season.
- Letters from Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkien
Apart from the illustrious Lord of the Rings, the author also wrote a compilation of Christmas letters that originated from the North Pole. Considering the fertile imagination of Tolkien, the entertaining letters would hit the spot for kids this season.