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Best Holiday Books to Read

Our list of some of the best Holiday books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday: Say Goodbye to Stressed, Tired, and Anxious, and Say Hello to Renewed Joy in Motherhood (2019)

Best Holiday Books to ReadMost days motherhood often looks like bottomless piles of laundry; a sink full of dishes; sleepless nights; and unshowered, nonstop, endless days. If that’s all there is, then no wonder “Grumpy Mom” sometimes sneaks into your heart and home.If you can relate, you’re in good company―Valerie Woerner gets it and has experienced Grumpy Mom more often than she’d care to admit. In Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday, Valerie shares what she’s learned so far about sending Grumpy Mom packing and embracing a joyful, intentional motherhood that is so much better than you thought possible.As you journey with Valerie, you’ll be inspired…
Author(s): Valerie Woerner, Jennifer Dukes Lee

2. Heartland Super Special: A Holiday Memory by Lauren Brooke (2004-11-01) ()

Best Holiday Books to ReadPaperback Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks (1801) ASIN: B01FKTIG1K Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,749,140 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Jan 1, 1801

3. Sacred Holidays: Less Chaos, More Jesus (2018)

Best Holiday Books to ReadDo you enter every holiday wanting it to be meaningful, only to find that it feels chaotic with no direction? We set New Year’s goals we can’t keep, struggle to love or be loved on Valentine’s Day, and find it hard to celebrate the risen Jesus when we are searching for the perfect Easter dress. Our summer and back-to-school seasons are whirlwinds, even as adults; we aren’t quite sure what to do with Halloween as Christians; and we feel less than grateful at Thanksgiving because it is sometimes full of complicated…
Author(s): Becky Kiser

4. Ego is the Enemy: The Fight to Master Our Greatest Opponent ()

Best Holiday Books to ReadEgo is the EnemyThe instant Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and international bestseller…
Author(s): Aug 3, 2017

5. The Inn at Holiday Bay: Haunting in the Hallway (2019)

Best Holiday Books to ReadA heartwarming cozy mystery series about losing everything, taking a chance, and starting again. After suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her will, by a huge Maine Coon Cat named Rufus, a drifter with her own tragic past named Georgia, and a giant dog with an inferiority complex named Ramos. What Abby thought she needed was alone time to heal. What she ended up with was, an inn she never knew she wanted, a cat she couldn’t seem to convince to leave,…
Author(s): Kathi Daley

6. The Inn at Holiday Bay: Boxes in the Basement (2018)

Best Holiday Books to ReadAfter suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her will, by a huge Maine Coon Cat named Rufus, a drifter with her own tragic past named Georgia, and a giant dog with an inferiority complex named Ramos. What Abby thought she needed was alone time to heal. What she ended up with was, an inn she never knew she wanted, a cat she couldn’t seem to convince to leave, and a new family she’d never be…
Author(s): Kathi Daley

7. Don’t Look Down ()

Best Holiday Books to ReadPaperback Publisher: Zaffre Publishing Language: English ISBN-10: 1785767704 ISBN-13: 978-1785767708 Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 1.1 x 7.8 inches Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #305,801 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): TM Logan

8. A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays: With Activities for All Ages (2006)

Best Holiday Books to ReadThis giant book gives an extensive look at the nine annual holidays Passover, Unleavened Bread, Firstfruits, Pentecost, Trumpets, Day of Atonement, Tabernacles, Hanukkah, Purim and the weekly holidaythe Sabbath! You will learn the historical, agricultural, spiritual, and prophetic purposes of each holiday, showing how each points to Christ and creative ways to teach them to your children!…
Author(s): Robin Sampson, Linda Pierce

9. The Inn at Holiday Bay: Pilgrim in the Parlor (2019)

Best Holiday Books to ReadA heartwarming cozy mystery series about losing everything, taking a chance, and starting again. After suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her will, by a huge Maine Coon Cat named Rufus, a drifter with her own tragic past named Georgia, and a giant dog with an inferiority complex named Ramos. What Abby thought she needed was alone time to heal. What she ended up with was, an inn she…
Author(s): Kathi Daley

10. The Inn at Holiday Bay: Answers in the Attic (2019)

Best Holiday Books to ReadA heartwarming cozy mystery series about losing everything, taking a chance, and starting again. After suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her will, by a huge Maine Coon Cat named Rufus, a drifter with her own tragic past named Georgia, and a giant dog with an inferiority complex named Ramos. What Abby thought she needed was alone time to heal. What she ended up with was, an inn she never knew she wanted, a cat she couldn’t seem to convince to leave, and a new…
Author(s): Kathi Daley

11. A Holiday By Gaslight: A Victorian Christmas Novella (2018)

Best Holiday Books to ReadA Courtship of ConvenienceSophie Appersett is quite willing to marry outside of her class to ensure the survival of her family. But the darkly handsome Mr. Edward Sharpe is no run-of-the-mill London merchant. He’s grim and silent. A man of little emotion–or perhaps no emotion at all. After two months of courtship, she’s ready to put an end to things.A Last Chance for LoveBut severing ties with her taciturn suitor isn’t as straightforward as Sophie envisioned. Her parents are outraged. And then there’s Charles Darwin, Prince Albert, and that…
Author(s): Mimi Matthews

12. The Inn at Holiday Bay: Message in the Mantel (2019)

Best Holiday Books to ReadA heartwarming cozy mystery series about losing everything, taking a chance, and starting again. After suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her will, by a huge Maine Coon Cat named Rufus, a drifter with her own tragic past named Georgia, and a giant dog with an inferiority complex named Ramos. What Abby thought she needed was alone time to heal. What she ended up with was, an inn she never knew she wanted, a cat she couldn’t seem to convince to leave, and a…
Author(s): Kathi Daley

13. The Inn at Holiday Bay: Letters in the Library (2019)

Best Holiday Books to ReadA heartwarming cozy mystery series about losing everything, taking a chance, and starting again. After suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her will, by a huge Maine Coon Cat named Rufus, a drifter with her own tragic past named Georgia, and a giant dog with an inferiority complex named Ramos. What Abby thought she needed was alone time to heal. What she ended up with was, an inn she never knew she wanted, a cat she couldn’t seem to convince to leave, and a…
Author(s): Kathi Daley

14. My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth (2016)

Best Holiday Books to ReadMost people want out of North Korea. Wendy Simmons wanted in.In My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth, Wendy shares a glimpse of North Korea as it’s never been seen before. Even though it’s the scariest place on Earth, somehow Wendy forgot to check her sense of humor at the border. But Wendy’s initial amusement and bewilderment soon turned to frustration and growing paranoia. Before long, she learned the essential conundrum of “tourism” in North Korea: Travel is truly a love affair. But, just like love,…
Author(s): Wendy Simmons

Best Holiday Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some holiday books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

How to Survive the School Holidays: 101 Brilliant Ideas to Keep Your Kids Entertained and Away from Gadgets

Author(s): Verity Davidson
Publisher: Summersdale Publishers, Year: 9 July 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2394214

Yellow Tourism: Crime and Corruption in the Holiday Sector

Author(s): Alexis Papathanassis, Stavros Katsios, Nicoleta Ramona Dinu
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2311213

Learn Swedish: The Master Guide to Swedish Holidays for Beginners

Author(s): coll.
Publisher: Innovative Language Learning, Year: 2018, Size: 171 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2201479

Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue

Author(s): Ryan Holiday
Publisher: Portfolio, Year: 2018, Size: 758 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2204868

Comrade Haldane Is Too Busy to Go on Holiday: The Genius Who Spied for Stalin

Author(s): Gavan Tredoux
Publisher: Encounter Books, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2213464

London Holiday

Author(s): Clarkston, Nicole & Lady, A
Publisher: White Soup Press, Year: 2018, Size: 760 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2242076

Stranded on the Beach (Holiday Acres, #1)

Author(s): Adams, Noelle
Publisher: Noelle Adams, Year: 2018, Size: 214 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2271543

Holiday Crafts 2018-09

Author(s): STEPHEN ORR
Publisher: MEREDITH NATIONAL MEDIA GROUP, Year: 2018, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2288539

Cooking with Nonna: A Year of Italian Holidays: 130 Classic Holiday Recipes from Italian Grandmothers

Author(s): Rossella Rago, Adriana Trigiani
Publisher: Race Point Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 22 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2288840

Photography Holidays & Courses: Ultimate Guide 2017

Author(s): The GMC Group
Publisher: The GMC Group, Year: 2017, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1623935

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly hot items according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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