4 Amazing Books To Get You In A Festive Mood



Christmas is the time for snuggling indoors in the warmth, eating mince pies, drinking hot chocolate, and just generally staying as cozy as possible! Complete this picture perfect scene with a good festive read and you’re set for the cutest Christmas ever.

We love a good Christmas read to get us in the festive mood at Career Girl Daily. So this year, grab these books and feel the Christmas spirit all around!


1. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens



This book is an absolute must – it’s a cornerstone of the Christmas atmosphere! The Charles Dickens classic follows Scrooge’s journey from grumpy old man to kind old man, with the help of the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet To Come. If you’ve never read this one before, you’re in a for a treat with this book that’s remained hugely popular for over 150 years!


2. Christmas Days: 12 Days, 12 Stories by Jeanette Winterson


This sweet compilation of stories has something for everyone! You can read one story a day in the run-up to Christmas. There’s snow and ice and frost. If you crave a little mystery, there are ghosts and a haunted house! There’s even a solid silver frog in there too. And to top it all off, there are 12 Christmassy recipes for you to try out!

3. A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories by Louisa May Alcott 


A Merry Christmas is an anthology of Louisa May Alcott’s best stories, from ‘Little Women’ to ‘What Love Can Do’. These stories are all about Christmas in nineteenth century America. If you aren’t feeling festive yet, you should read these!


4. Bridget Jones’s Diary


Bridget Jones isn’t just a great film to watch over Christmas, it’s also a great book to cozy up with, too. If you’re a fan of the feelgood factor, this is the book for you, there’s plenty in it that’ll have you laughing, cringing, and crying, even if you’ve seen the film a hundred times!

What books will you be reading this Christmas season? 



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  • Natalie Harney

    Love this list, the 12 Days one sounds like something I’ll really love

    – Natalie

  • Elishia

    I love the idea of 12 days one too… perschnaps a cheeky purchase is in order. I’m currently in the process of writing my own festive novel… branching out a little bit!


  • Mila S

    These picks are amazing! Just what I needed😍 Not even embarrassed to admit that I still love fairytales ahah x

    x M

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