Welcome to my blog. Join me as I review the books that I read, create book inspired aesthetics, and just generally fangirl about all things bookish. I hope you have a nice stay!


Welcome to my blog. Join me as I review the books that I read, create book inspired aesthetics, and just generally fangirl about all things bookish. I hope you have a nice stay!


Adventureathon Recs | Books With 'Holiday' In The Title

Adventureathon Recs | Books With 'Holiday' In The Title

I have been painstakingly researching books for all you 'holiday adventurers' to choose from! Honestly some of these sound so good I want to read them all for the readathon! I have placed a 😈  emoji beside all the books that don't actually feature Christmas. So if you don't want to read a sappy holiday book keep an eye out for them!


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A Holiday For Murder | Agatha Christie

Nothing like a murder to keep the Christmas season lively. A wealthy old man is murdered, and the list of potential murderers is at least a mile long. Luckily Poirot is on the case.

Genres: detective, thriller, mystery


Holiday Grind | Cleo Coyle

A Christmas-themed cozy mystery with bonus recipes and coffee tips? What's not to love?

Genres: cozy mystery

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Santa Cruise: A Holiday Mystery At Sea | Mary Higgins Clark

An elite holiday cruise for special guests is starting to go wrong when two escaped criminals are hiding on board.

Genres: Christmas, mystery

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The Holiday Murders | Robert Gott

A murder mystery set in 1940s Melbourne by an Australian author.

Genres: mystery, historical fiction, crime

Short stories.


Holmes For The Holidays | Martin H. Greenburg.

A collection of festive mystery stories inspired by our favourite British detective - Sherlock Holmes. So basically just Christmas-themed, Sherlock Holmes fanfic!

Genres: mystery, anthologies, short stories

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Christmas With Anne and Other Holiday Stories | L.M. Montgomery

A collection of short festive stories featuring our favourite children's classics character, Anne of Green Gables.

Genres: children's, classics, historical fiction

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Holidays On Ice | David Sedaris

An autobiographical collection of short-stories themed around Christmas and the holiday season, all designed to deliver a slightly twisted sense of humour.

Genres: humour, non-fiction, short stories, memoir

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Holiday Magic | Fern Michaels

A collection of four contemporary holiday romances for you to enjoy.

Genres: anthologies, contemporary, romance

Historical Fiction.

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Christmas At Pemberley: A Pride & Prejudice Holiday Sequel | Regina Jeffers

I'm pretty sure that the lengthy title of this book is enough a descriptor. Perfect for those Jane Austen fans looking to get into the holiday spirit.

Genres: historical fiction, historical romance

Honeysuckle Holiday

😈Honeysuckle Holiday 😈 Kathleen M Jacobs 

A historical fiction novel set in 1960s Southern America, about a young teenager who must come to terms with the racism that her family has been a part in, and her own role in perpetuating it.

Genres: young adult, literary fiction, historical fiction


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The Hygge Holiday 😈 Rosie Blake

A heartwarming contemporary romance. Clara arrives in the small, gloomy town of Yulethorpe and sets to work changing and brightening it forever. And along the way she brightens the life of Joe, the 'too busy and important for life' son of a local shop-owner.

Genres: contemporary, romance, chick-lit

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The Holiday Swap | Zara Stoneley

A.k.a the movie 'The Holiday' but in book form. You're welcome. :P

Genres: romance, chick-lit

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Holidays On Ice | Johanna Lindsey

Larissa's family is falling apart. With the threat of bankruptcy and eviction, Christmas isn't looking too bright so far. That is, until a mysterious, highborn benefactor offers to help Larissa and her brother out.

Genres: historical romance, historical fiction

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Home For The Holidays | Debbie Macomber

Two Christmas romance stories in one.

Genres: contemporary, romance, chick-lit

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The Longest Holiday 😈 Paige Toon

Laura has been unlucky in love for a long time. Now, desperate to get away from it all, she goes on a girls' only holiday to Cuba. And of course romance finds her again.

Genres: contemporary, romance, chick-lit

Literary Fiction.


Holiday 😈 Stanley Middleton

Edwin has gone on holiday in an attempt at understanding his recently failed marriage. Unfortunately, his wife's parents are staying at the same resort, and are determined to talk about their relationship. A slow-paced, and subtle story about a man who slowly learns to change his perspective on life.

Genres: contemporary, British literature, modern classics

Young Adult.

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Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances | John Green

A collection of three holiday stories by three top YA authors

Genres: short stories, young adult, contemporary

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My True Love Gave To Me: Twelve Holiday Stories | Stephanie Perkins

A collection of twelve holiday stories by some of your favourite YA authors.

Genres: holiday, fiction, anthologies, young adult



Holidays Are Hell | Kim Harrison

A collection of horrifying holiday stories featuring paranormal activity and vampires.

Genres: short stories paranormal, urban fantasy

Let me know what you think of these recommendations, and what you choose to read for the readathon!


Holiday Adventureathon Team Points

Holiday Adventureathon Team Points

The Holiday AdventureAThon

The Holiday AdventureAThon