Even though we are headed into summer, there’s no better way to get into the festive spirit than laying out in the sun with a heartwarming Christmas story. The best Christmas books are can be read whenever you please!
Over the past 10 years, numerous talented authors have penned enchanting tales that capture the magic, joy, and true meaning of Christmas.
From contemporary novels to timeless classics, here are 8 Christmas books written in the past decade that will fill your heart with warmth and holiday cheer.
A Christmas Story about Quarantine
“Seven Days of Us” by Francesca Hornak (2017): When a family is forced to spend the Christmas holidays together in quarantine, secrets, tensions, and unexpected revelations come to light, reminding readers of the importance of family bonds and forgiveness.
A Christmas Story about Family
“The Christmas Sisters” by Sarah Morgan (2018): Set in the snowy Scottish Highlands, this heartwarming tale explores the lives of three sisters who reunite for the holidays, rekindling bonds, healing past wounds, and discovering the strength of family amidst the Christmas magic.
A Christmas Story About Romance
“One Day in December” by Josie Silver (2018): Set against the backdrop of several Christmases, this heartwarming romance follows the lives of Laurie and Jack, who experience a magical connection when their eyes meet through a bus window, leading them on a captivating journey of love and missed chances.
A Christmas Story about Awakening
“The Deal of a Lifetime” by Fredrik Backman (2017): In this novella, Backman weaves a poignant and introspective tale about an unexpected encounter between a man and a young boy, exploring themes of redemption, sacrifice, and the true meaning of Christmas.
Four More Christmas Stories the Kids will Enjoy
“The Afterlife of Holly Chase” by Cynthia Hand (2017): A modern retelling of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” this captivating young adult novel follows Holly Chase, a former Scrooge who is given a second chance to redeem herself by working for the company that produces the famous holiday ghost story.
“A Boy Called Christmas” by Matt Haig (2015): Embark on a magical journey with young Nicholas as he sets out to find his missing father, encountering elves, trolls, and an adventure that will forever change his life in this delightful children’s book.
“The Christmasaurus” by Tom Fletcher (2016): This enchanting children’s book introduces William Trundle, a young boy who embarks on an extraordinary adventure with a dinosaur named The Christmasaurus, filled with friendship, music, and the power of believing in the impossible.
“The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily” by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (2016): This charming sequel to “Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares” follows the beloved characters as they navigate the ups and downs of their relationship during the holiday season, with a festive scavenger hunt adding to the excitement.
We Hope You Found a Christmas Story You Love!
These 8 Christmas books written in the past decade offer a diverse array of heartwarming stories, capturing the essence of the holiday season and reminding readers of the power of love, family, and the joy of giving. Whether you’re looking for a captivating adventure, a heartwarming romance, or a tale that celebrates the true meaning of Christmas, these books are sure to inspire and fill your heart with holiday cheer. So, cozy up with a warm blanket and immerse yourself in these delightful stories that will transport you to the enchanting world of Christmas.