Rad Reads

GL's 5 favorite holiday reads

Looking for some titles to get ya in the holiday spirit? Check off this list of our favorite seasonal reads.

Let it Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle

The perfect combination of festive Christmas spirit and swoon-worthy romance in this short story collection of three romances penned by popular YA authors. This collection pairs excellently with freshly baked Christmas cookies and a warm mug of hot chocolate (with whipped cream, of course).

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Ex-mas by Kate Brian

Lila’s parents have just left for vacation and she’s set to throw the ultimate holiday party. However, when her Christmas-obsessed little brother, Cooper, discovers that global warming is causing the North Pole to melt, he takes off with his best friend, Tyler, to save Santa. Lila has to get her brother back home safely before her parent’s return on Christmas Eve, so she turns to the only person who can help: Tyler’s older brother, Beau, aka Lila’s ex-boyfriend.

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

The newest book from the dynamic writing duo who brought you Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, is set in New York City against the sparkling backdrop of the holiday season. Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on a favorite bookstore shelf, just waiting for the right guy to come along and accept its dares. Is Dash the guy? Only time will tell. A quirky offbeat romance you’ll fall for.

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Mistletoe by Hailey Abbott, Melissa de la Cruz, Aimee Freidman, Nina Malkin

Another collection from well known YA authors. This one includes four stories perfect for snuggling up with in front of the fireplace, sprinkled with romance, snowfall and comforting messages about the warmth and transformative power of the holidays.

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The Princess Present by Meg Cabot
Mia has everything to look forward to this holiday season! Usually, she spends the holidays in Genovia with Grandmere, but this year her boyfriend, Michael, and her best friend, Lilly, are joining them. However, things aren’t as great as Mia hoped. She has to spend all her time learning about stuffy palace protocol and attending boring state dinners and doesn’t have any time to sneak away under the mistletoe with Michael. Can this holiday be saved? A retelling of the classic holiday tale, the Gift of the Magi, with Cabot’s trademark wit and humor.

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by Martha Mack | 2/1/2016