One of the (many) nice things about Christmas is getting an extended break to relax, spend time with my family, cook and bake, and -of course- read!
I’m in the mood for very good, cozy novels to read this holiday season. I’ve come up with a list of books that fit what I’m in the mood for, and I’ll select a lot of books from this list to read in December and over my holiday vacation.
Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
Pontoon by Garrison Keillor
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The #1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Anne of Windy Poplars by L. M. Montgomery
Thank You, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
Surprisingly, I don’t seem to have a lot of unread books in the house and fit what I’m looking for right now. Most of my unread books seem to be:
-Non-fiction (many biographies)
-Short Stories (Carver, Gordon, Boyle, Capote, O’Connor, and many more)
-Classics (Middlemarch, Ethan Frome, The Grapes of Wrath, and many more)
-Contemporary, but daunting or depressing (The Road, What is the What, The Poisonwood Bible, etc.)
I don’t think I need to make the list much longer though, since I also need to finish David Copperfield before the end of the year.
What’s on your holiday reading list?
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