20+ Awesome Books For Christmas




It’s that time of year again. And how it has crept up so suddenly I have no idea. Nonetheless, it’s time to think about filling those stockings and placing gifts of love under the tree. And what better way to show love than… books!

I’ve put together a list of books that I’ve read this year that would make ideal Christmas presents. Better still, I’ve defined them by genre so you can find the perfect gift to suit the perfect person. Most are linked to reviews I’ve written, so you can check them out before you buy. Number one in each genre is my top pick for 2017!


Women’s Fiction Life Lit

  1. The Greatest Gift by Rachael Johns
  2. The Dangers of Truffle Hunting by Sunni Overend
  3. The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright


  1. Crimson Lake by Candice Fox
  2. The Lucky One by Caroline Overington

Holiday Read

  1. Crazy, Busy, Guilty by Lauren Sams
  2. Those Pleasant Girls by Lia Weston

Historic Fiction

  1. Her Mother’s Secret by Natasha Lester
  2. The Chocolate Tin by Fiona McIntosh
  3. A Letter From Italy by Pamela Freeman


  1. The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham
  2. The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey
  3. The Hidden Hours by Sara Foster


  1. Beautiful Messy Love by Tess Woods
  2. The Florentine Bridge by Vanessa Carnevale

Rural Fiction

  1. The Family Secret by Fiona Palmer
  2. Ridgeview Station by Michael Trant
  3. Dear Banjo by Sasha Wasley

Psychological Thriller

  1. The Way Back by Kylie Ladd
  2. Force of Nature by Jane Harper


  1. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie


  1. The Break by Marian Keyes



And if you’re looking for the perfect book for young readers, Allison Tait has compiled a couple of great lists, links below.

The one book I’m buying a boy this Christmas
The one book I’m buying a girl this Christmas


So there you have it! I’m sure you’ll find a book for everyone on your Christmas List. Happy reading!