The Holiday season is here and everything seems so merry. It’s that time of the year again where the Christmas spirit is in the air and we are all set to celebrate with our family and friends. It’s all about cherishing the moments of togetherness. Besides, the holidays are also the perfect time to spend some me-time or go on that long-awaited vacation.
Christmas celebrations mean different things for different people. For some, reading a book in the chaos of closed ones can also be bliss. Most people have a fond memory of their childhood where they spend Christmas eve reading short stories or Christmas stories after having played in the snow.
Most people love it that the timing of the year guides their reading list. It somehow builds a mood and helps you relate more to the festival. Similar goes with the read-aloud sessions in most homes. It might be the bible or other stories about Christmas, it sets the vibe.
Before the science geeks actually figure out a way to teleport, books, for years have been doing the deed. They can walk you through centuries, civilizations, to places you have never seen or those that don’t even exist.
So, this Christmas we got you covered for good with the perfect list of books to read for this Christmas.
What better way than to begin the list with the timeless classic by the favorite literary author Charles Dickens. Christmas is a celebration of goodwill, charity, and love regardless of the social divisions. This book shows the transformation of a grumpy and arrogant man into a sensitive, caring and warm-hearted person. This is a book that your parents must have read and something that you would definitely want your kids to read.
With so much love in the air, what can be a better set-up for the kindling of love than being stranded in a house with 5 strangers? There is a blizzard outside and they are trapped to celebrate Christmas and make the most of whatever they have. Their stories, the past, the grief, everything is confronted and revisited. What’s the end?, Well, you have to read the book for that!
This tops the list when it comes to family favorites in books for Christmas. Whenever we imagine Christmas, we think about Santa Claus and the gifts. This book is an amazing journey of a young boy. It explains the reality of how as we grow we stop believing in miracles and magic and become practical. This book is just an essence of everything that motivates us to “KEEP BELIEVING!”.
Do u have curious kids and teens to spend the holiday with? Then this is the book for you. It answers all the Whos’, Whys’, Whats’, and Hows’ among other daunting questions that you might be pestered with about the holidays. Not only that, it is equally exciting and a good experience to read stories about Santa, Mrs. Santa, the reindeers, etc. The kids are going to surely love this book.
This one is for the adults who would like a good read that is closest to reality. This is a tale of family drama that explains however much dysfunctional and problematic it might be, there is a lot of affection and underlying values that keep a family bound. There’s the revelation of secrets, federal frauds, love triangles, and much more at the Winter Street Inn of the Quinn family.
This coming of age tale is perfect and relatable. For those who enjoy dark humor and find the skill in light irony, this book that engulfs the traditions and culture from Iceland holds an engaging character sketch of an orphaned boy with his adoptive grandparents and a weird community that he lives in.
This is a story of modern-day romance where we often get a second chance in love. This book has everything from action to romance. There’s a plane crash and meeting and falling of love between strangers. A perfect read on a snowy eve while you sip on a mug of hot chocolate bringing in the perfect, cozy, and Christmassy feels.
This wonderful book by Dr. Seuss is a story weaved about Grinch who hates Christmas. The sounds of happiness and cheerful spirits of people while preparing for the day annoy him. In a very sly way, he plans to disguise as Santa and spoil the fun for people in Whoville. This book is a perfect family read and shows how nothing can beat the spirits of Christmas if you understand it in the true sense.
These are some Christmas books that beautifully entail the holiday Christmas is and helps you build memories of a lifetime. You can even present some of these as a Christmas gift to your loved ones. There is another great option for you to look for a book exchange app like the BeeApp if you do not wish to buy the book. Alternatively, you can opt for a book selling app and dig many other books besides these to celebrate the wonderful eve with family and friends.
I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New year!