We’ve handpicked the best Christmas books for 2022 that adults will want to curl up with again and again this holiday season.
The weather has certainly changed, we’re not going out as much and festive adverts are being dropped every day but nothing quite beats curling up on the sofa with a cracking good Christmas book.
Helping you to relax and unwind in the whirlwind of the season, we’ve rounded up the best Christmas books for us adults to snuggle up to. Warning – you won’t want to put these down…
BUY HERE An Unfortunate Christmas Murder by Hannah Hendy, Currently priced at £5.49
Margery is preparing for her first Christmas as Summerview school’s kitchen manager supported by her wife, Clementine however, things take a sinister turn as they are caught in the crossfire when the stage lights collapse at the first practice, killing Mrs Large, the music teacher…
BUY HERE The Winter Rose books by Katie Flynn, £3.99
The Winter Rose, the festive follow-up to The Rose Queen, from beloved Sunday Times bestselling author Katie Flynn is heartwarming, charming, romantic and one book you won’t want to put down this winter. This follows Cadi who has always believed that her and Jez’s love can weather any storm but as the snow sweeps in, she faces an impossible choice. Will her decision leave her broken-hearted or will Cadi and Jez be reunited in time for Christmas?
BUY HERE Meet Under The Mistletoe by Jenny Bayliss, Currently priced at £8.27
A winter wedding of old friends should be the event of the year. Gathering near their former school for a lavish week-long celebration, it’s a chance for Nory Noel to reunite with her best friends. But now in their thirties, that group has long since drifted apart. Nory suspects she’ll spend the week wrestling into spanx, and dodging questions about her non-existent plus one. Only her fearless, fabulous best friend Ameerah can persuade her to go.
BUY HERE Easy Christmas Adult Colouring Book by Cute Colouring Book, Currently priced at £6.99
Brimming with warm and cozy seasonal festivity, this whimsical Christmas colouring book combines 50+ one-of-a-kind designs to bring you a unique tapestry of lively scenes and lovely treats. From gingerbread houses and tons of candy to adorable animals, festive quotes, wintery landscapes and a picnic in the snow.
BUY HERE The Sh!te Before Christmas by Serena Terry, Currently priced at £12.59
Like every mum, Tara wants a perfect Christmas for her family—but no one else is lifting a finger and she’s losing her elf-ing mind. From the kids behaving badly (vaping! Potty training! The Nativity!), to a distracted husband acting very out of character, the last straw is Tara’s glamorous, feckless, boundary-less mother moving herself back in for the holidays. Can Tara pull off the holly jolly Christmas of her dreams?
BUY HERE Snow Bride by Dilly Court, Currently priced at £7.91
Her heart may have been broken by love but it’s big enough to help those less fortunate than herself, and Nancy takes these unloved orphans in—but when one of them is accused of a serious crime, the neighbourhood turns against her.
The colder the cruel grip of winter grows, the more mouths she finds herself having to feed. Can Nancy’s good heart and strength bring them all through?
BUY HERE The Christmas Castle In Scotland by Julie Caplan, Currently priced at £7.91
Izzy McBride had never in a million years expected to inherit an actual castle from her great uncle Bill but here she was, in the run up to Christmas, Monarch of her own Glen—a very rundown glen in need of a lot of TLC if her dream of turning it into a boutique bed and breakfast was to come true.
But when Izzy’s eccentric mother rents a room to enigmatic thriller author Ross Adair and the Scottish snow starts to settle like the frosting on a Christmas cake, it’s a race to get the castle ready before they’re all snowed in for the holidays.
BUY HERE The Christmas Bookshop by Jenny Colgan, Currently priced at £4.49
Carmen has always worked in her local department store. So, when the gorgeous old building closes its doors for good, she is more than a little lost.
With the Christmas countdown officially on what better way than to snuggle up with a new Christmas book to enjoy the season!
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