YA Christmas Books: A Definitive List


The holidays are the perfect time to get cozy with your favourite YA Christmas books. I have been sprinkling a few light and fluffy holiday books into my reading schedule this year. There are so many different books out there that will get you in the holiday spirit. I have created the ultimate YA Christmas books list, and I think that there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Last Update: April 2019

  1. Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle


2. What Light by Jay Asher

3. Ex-Mas by Kate Brian

4. Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn David and Levithan

5. The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

6. Snowed In by Rachel Hawthorne

7. Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige

8. Love on the Lifts by Rachel Hawthorne

9. Mistletoe: Four Holiday Stories by Hailey Abbott, Melissa de la Cruz, Aimee Friedman and Nina Makin

10. Sun-Kissed Christmas by Katherine Applegate

11. Winterspell by Claire Legrand

12. My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories Edited by Stephanie Perkins

13. The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

14. Kissing Snowflakes by Abby Sher

15. Snow in Love by Claire Ray

16. Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell

17. Icing on the Lake by Catherine Clark

18. Snow Queen by Emma Harrison

19. French Kissmas by Catherine Hapka

20. Carols and Chaos by Cindy Anstey

21. Hot Cocoa Hearts by Suzanne Nelson

22. Winter’s Kiss: The Ex Games; The Twelve Dates of Christmas by Jennifer Echols & Catherine Hapka

23. My New Crush Gave to Me by Shani Petroff

24. All Wrapped Up (Geek Girl #1.5)

25. Decked With Holly

26. Secret Santa by Sabrina James

27. The Grift of the Magi (Heist Society # 3.5) by Ally Carter

Book cover for The Grift of the Magi by Ally Carter

28. Kiss Me in New York by Catherine Rider

29. Last Christmas: The Private Prequel by Kate Brian

30. Snow in Love by Melissa de la Cruz, Nic Stone, Aimee Friedman & Kasie West

31. Kiss Me in Paris by Catherine Rider

32. Together at Midnight by Jennifer Castle

33. Guys Do Not Do Secret Santa (Hundred Oaks #0.5) by Miranda Kenneally

Book cover for Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally

34. Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas

35. The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody

36. Sock it to Me, Santa! by Madison Parker

Book cover for Sock it to me, Santa! by Madison Parker

37. The Best Girl by Emma Harrison

38. The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon

39. The Unlikely Romance of Kate Bjorkman by Louise Plummer

I am loving this time I have set aside for holiday reading. If you are interested in adding any to Goodreads, I have created a YA Christmas Books shelf that you might be interested in. Do you have any holiday reads or traditions that help you get into the holiday spirit?

8 thoughts on “YA Christmas Books: A Definitive List

  1. jennreneeread says:

    i enjoyed my true love gave to me. I adored dash and lily and just started the 12days on audio. i have not read what light or winterkill but really want to . there just isnt enough time in the holiday season for all these reads.

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