Christmas Books

November 30, 2016

Tis' the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la, la la la la….can you believe it's that time of the year again?!? If you're ready to get into the Christmas spirit, here is a list of 20 popular Christmas books to enjoy. We selected to bring you a variety including recipes, decoration ideas, plenty of fun tales for the kids, as well as some for us older folks, and of course books regarding Jesus.  Whether, or however you celebrate Christmas, we hope it's spirit will bring you peace, happiness and wonder this Holiday Season as well as the new year to come!

“It was the beginning of the greatest Christmas ever. Little food. No presents. But there was a snowman in their basement.” Markus Zusak, The Book Thief 

1 The Big Book of Classic Christmas Tales

The Big Book of Classic Christmas Tales

Ryan Jolly (Editor) | Short Stories


A collection of Classic Christmas Tales.

2 101 Christmas Decorating Ideas

101 Christmas Decorating Ideas

Casshd | Marketplace


It's that time of the year again. Time to get out the tree, stockings and mistletoe! Don't know where to begin? 101 Christmas Decorating Ideas can help!

3 The Littlest Christmas Angel

The Littlest Christmas Angel

Michael Spoula | Flash Fiction


A short story about how a young angel helped during the first Christmas. 

4 The Bible - King James Version

The Bible - King James Version

King James Version | Religious


The Bible is the most popular book in the history of Western civilization, and also the most difficult to interpret. It has been the vehicle of continual conflict, with every interpretation reflecting passionately-held views that have affected not merely religion, but politics, art, and even science.

5 Holiday Cook Book

Holiday Cook Book

Theresa Newell | Food/Recipes


This heart and diabetes friendly cookbook contains tasty, delicious and easy to prepare recipes. Included are recipes for chicken, turkey, veal and salmon; side dishes, beverages and desserts.

6 Christmas in Sicily

Christmas in Sicily

M. R. Zanone | Flash Fiction


A delightful children's story by Michele Ruby Zanone, with a focus on Christmas in Sicily.

7 The Birds' Christmas Carol

The Birds' Christmas Carol

Kate Douglas Wiggin | Children's Classics


Born on Christmas Day, Carol Bird is special from the start. Her especially sweet disposition and invalid condition develop together in early childhood. As her health declines, her gracious spirit shines stronger and stronger, and is reflected in her sweet temperament toward her parents, brothers, and uncle; as well as in her concern for their poor neighbors, the Ruggleses.

8 A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens | Fiction Classics


Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Ghost of Christmas past in this classic Christmas tale.

9 Creating A Stress-Free Christmas

Creating A Stress-Free Christmas

Martha Darpino | Miscellaneous


Tips & ideas on Christmas shopping, decorating, kid's crafts, and more.

10 The Chimes

The Chimes

Charles Dickens | Fiction Classics


The second of Charles Dickens's Christmas books is both a topical satire and a plea for human charity.

11 Detox to Lose Weight by Christmas

Detox to Lose Weight by Christmas

Ceci Lopez | Health


This ebook will tell you how to lose weight by Christmas, and not only wthat, but how you will end up healthier than ever. Don't make another failed New Year's resolution. Look good at the office Christmas party. You just need to know how and to take that step.

12 The Night the Llama Saved Christmas

The Night the Llama Saved Christmas

David Wing | Youth


When Santa's reindeer fall foul of the common cold, it's down to Blitzen to take a rag tag bunch of Llamas and whip them into shape to save Christmas for all the boys and girls of the world. 

13 Bashed


Barbara Marquardt | Fiction


As school closes for Christmas, a teacher doing her best in a failing and chaotic high school is knocked down by an abusive student and locked into a biology storage area. As the small room has a sink and some food stored for lunches and prep periods, she is only in danger of spending two horrible weeks dieting in a cold room with no toilet or bed or much else beyond obsolete books and broken equipment.

14 Peter and the Plastic Snowman

Peter and the Plastic Snowman

Roger Hartopp | Fiction


Seven-year-old Peter Peddington and his father build a snowman in the garden. Inspired by 'The Snowman' book he received for Christmas, Peter goes out at night to find his snowman alive. However, it is not snow, but nice, warm plastic. 

15 Jesus' Book: Fear Not

Jesus' Book: Fear Not

Mary Rose | Religious


The book is written by Jesus using a human instrument. It also contains paintings that Jesus created using the same human instrument. Jesus comes to humanity in his book, professing his eternal and unconditional love to each and every human that has ever lived on this planet.

16 The Winter Booklet

The Winter Booklet

Sarah Kress | Recreation & Hobby


Filled with information about traditions that celebrate nature during the coldest months of the year. It also lists and summarizes many national and religious winter holidays that are celebrated in the United States. 

17 Annie's Angel

Annie's Angel

Grace Carberry Froncko | Youth


When tragedy strikes Annie's family, it is up her angel to help her, her family, and community understand the meaning of faith. Sometimes all that is needed is a little help to believe, a whisper in the wind, an invisible hug; or perhaps thousands of snow angels for a whole town to see! Witness how one little girl and her guardian angel teach a grieving family and a town to believe; and that all that it takes is a little snow and a miracle to help show them the way.

18 Christmas Snow and Other Poems

Christmas Snow and Other Poems

Alasdair Gordon | Poetry


A small collection of poems for all to enjoy! 

19 The Best Christmas Gift

The Best Christmas Gift

Ivan Parvov | Youth


It is almost Christmas, and the little fox Bubu is eagerly waiting for Santa Claus. When something unusual falls from the sky, all Christmas gifts are put in danger. Bubu goes on a lonely nighttime adventure to save Christmas, and by accident, he will find the best Christmas gift.