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10 Books To Read to Get You In The Christmas Spirit

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Christmas movies are great, but Christmas books are just as good yet highly underrated. 

From spicy romances to wholesome fiction and mystery-thrillers that will have you on the edge of your seat, WHO have rounded up 10 Christmas-themed books that are sure to get you in the festive spirit. 

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In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren, $22.90 from Booktopia

An unlucky Maelyn Jones has a lot on the line this Christmas, including two brothers and a lifetime of hope. Written by one of the queens of rom-coms, Christina Lauren, In a Holidaze is the quintessential Christmas romance novel that will make you believe in the magic of the festive season.

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Wreck the Halls by Tessa Bailey, $13.50 from Booktopia

A funny, sexy holiday rom-com about the adult children of two former rock stars teaming up to convince their estranged mothers to play a Christmas Eve concert together. Tessa Bailey, New York Times bestselling author, delivers a unique take on a Christmas romance novel.

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Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie, $32.50 from Booktopia

In Hercule Poirot’s Christmas, the holidays are anything but merry when a family reunion is ruined by murder – but the Belgian investigator is quickly on the case. This detective novel from 1938 is ideal for mystery and crime lovers who also want to dive into the setting of Christmas!

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Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory, $20.35 from Booktopia

An employee of the Queen of England quickly finds himself distracted from his duties when a certain American women shows up. Royal Holiday is an exciting novel about a spontaneous holiday vacation that turns into an unforgettable romance.

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The Christmas Bookshop by Jenny Colgan, $28.07 from Booktopia 

A heart-warming Christmas novel from the beloved New York Times bestselling author, The Christmas Bookshop is perfect for the holidays! This feel-good novel features romance, family, and a lot of Christmas spirit.

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One Day in December by Josie Silver, $20.35 from Booktopia 

Following Laurie, Sarah and Jack through ten years of love, heartbreak and friendship, One Day in December is a joyous and moving love story. This book is the uplifting, feel-good Christmas romance you need this festive season.

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The Holiday Swap by Maggie Knox, $19.75 from Booktopia 

A feel-good, holiday-themed romantic comedy about identical twins who switch lives in the days leading up to Christmas. What could possibly go wrong?

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Winter’s Wishfall by Ceri Houlbrook, $21.90 from Booktopia

After losing her job, boyfriend and flat just a few weeks before Christmas, Ellie Lancaster decides to move to a tiny Scottish Island that doesn’t seem to exist on any map. After getting a job and being introduced to the archives, she discovers scrolls dating back centuries all in a multitude of languages and each addressed to the same person: Father Christmas. 

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The Family Game by Catherine Steadman, $30.95 from Booktopia

A rich, eccentric family has a lethal Christmas tradition, and one woman finds out what it really takes to join the wealthy in this riveting psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author. This novel is the ultimate Christmas read for thriller lovers!

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19th Christmas by James Patterson, $20.35 from Booktopia

Crime never stops for the Women’s Murder Club, even on Christmas. Sergeant Lindsay Boxer is looking forward to spending time with her family over the holidays. That is until she receives a tip-off that the biggest heist ever to hit San Francisco is being planned for Christmas Day. 19th Christmas is a great way for thriller and mystery lovers to still get into the Christmas spirit. 

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