It’s getting cold out so we thought it was about time we got our act together and decide which books we’re adding to our Christmas reading list. Because you know we need time to get them in!
1) A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig and Chris Mould
The true and unedited story of Father Christmas!
2) Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
In a bookstore Lily has left hidden a red notebook full of challenges in the hope that the right guy will pick it up and accept the dares. The question is – is Dash up for the challenge?
3) The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
Not going to say too much about this one as it’s the follow up to the one above!
4) Mistletoe and Murder – A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery by Robin Stevens
It’s the 5th installment in the Wells and Wong series and this time Daisy and Hazel are spending time in a wintry Cambridge complete with snow. But all is not right in the picturesque place as 3 days before Christmas a terrible accident takes place. At least is appears to be an accident.
5) I’ll Be Home For Christmas by Tom Becker, Holly Bourne, Sita Brahmachari, Kevin Brooks, Melvin Burgess, Katy Cannon, Cat Clarke, Juno Dawson, Julie Mayhew, Non Pratt, Marcus Sedgwick, Lisa Williamson and Benjamin Zephaniah.
Join some of the UK’s top YA authors as they tell short stories in relation to the home. And whilst your enjoying the book be happy in the knowledge that £1 from every book sold will be donated to Crisis.
6) All Wrapped Up (A Geek Girl Special) by Holly Smale
A short story which fans of the Geek Girl series will love, following Harriet as she attempts to find out what happens after a first kiss. Also includes a bonus short story!
7) Lily and the Christmas Wish by Keris Stainton
The Christmas wishes of a town have gotten all mixed up and it’s down to one little girl, Lily and her dog to put things right!
8) My True Love Gave To Me by Stephanie Perkins, Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de la Pena, Gayle Forman, Jenny Han, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Myra McEntire, Rainbow Rowell, Laini Taylor and Kiersten White
Featuring 12 romantic Christmas short stories from a spectrum of the stars of YA. It’s the combined magical of the festive period and a first romance!
9) Winter Magic by Abi Elphinstone, Amy Alward, Emma Carroll, Berlie Doherty, Jamila Gavin, Michelle Harrison, Michelle Magorian, Geraldine McCaughrean, Lauren St John, Piers Torday and Katherine Woodfine
A new anthology collection for this Christmas edited by Abi Elphinstone featuring a collection of frosty and magical short tales.
10) Let It Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green, and Lauren Myracle
3 of the most well known USYA authors came together to create three magical festive stories (anyone noticing a theme here?!) separate yet interconnected stories.
11) …And a Happy New Year (The Spinster Club Special) by Holly Bourne
In this The Spinster Club special Evie, Amber and Lottie are throwing a new year party they will never forget. It’s time for fun and flirting, snogs and shots. What could possibly go wrong. And if you don’t yet have a copy why not enter our giveaway! 🙂
What Christmas book are you planning to read over the festive period.