When people start singing about chestnuts roasting by an open fire, we start thinking about sitting by the fire with a good book. So get your reading list out because we rounded up our favorite seasonal reads below.

Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber

When chef Josie moves to Alaska for a summer job, love finds her in a way she never expected, but Josie is scheduled to return to Seattle for her new job. Will she be able to keep her dream job and her dream man?

Christmas in the Movies by Jeremy Arnold

If you love holiday movies, crack open this book for an inside scoop on all of your favorite films like It’s a Wonderful LifeA Christmas StoryElf, and more.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

This Christmas classic is a must-read for children and adults alike. We especially love this new edition because it’s full of fantastic holiday recipes from some of your favorite chefs.

A Christmas Cornucopia by Mark Forsyth

Ever wonder where advent calendars came from? Or why Christmas is on December 25? Get the lowdown on Christmas traditions to fully understand the joy of the holiday season.

Christmas Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke

If you thought a murder mystery and Christmas couldn’t go together, you thought wrong. The story follows Hannah as a crime story unfolds while she’s opening her bakery during the holidays. She soon finds herself invested in solving the mystery.

Christmas Camp by Karen Schaler

Schaler also penned the Netflix hit A Christmas Prince, so you know she’s an expert when it comes to creating romantic Christmas stories. In this novel, Haley Hanson’s boss sends her off to Christmas Camp so Haley can rediscover her Christmas spirit. Will Haley find love at camp too?

Mutts and Mistletoe by Natalie Cox

Set in a canine day care center, this novel follows Charlie and her new furry friends as she learns how to open her heart up to love.

Christmas With You by Nora Roberts

Roberts, well-known for her romance novels, has combined two of her best short stories in this anthology. You’ll love reading these stories full of love, hope, and, of course, a Christmas miracle or two!

Carols and Chaos by Cindy Anstey

Calling all Downton Abbey fans! While navigating their blossoming romance, Lady’s maid Kate and valet Matt are caught up in the mystery of a counterfeit scheme. Will everything get resolved in time for Christmas?

The Christmas Sisters by Sarah Morgan

Holidays with family can sometimes be rough, but we can all agree that in the end, it’s ultimately about love. The McBride sisters learn this firsthand as they try and give their mother the Christmas she’s always dreamed of.

If “read more” is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, check out 10 classic books you should read at least once.

xx, The FabFitFun Team