Pick a Holiday Movie, Get a Book Rec

Tis the season, yo! To compulsively binge watch holiday movies, that is. If you’re anything like me, you’ve devoted a not insignificant portion of your daily life to viewing (and re-viewing) your favorites. Why not break up that bingefest with a couple quality reads? Tell us your favorite holiday movies and we’ll recommend a book with just enough in common to tickle your fancy.

If you like A Christmas Prince

Read Ash by Malinda Lo

“Cinderella stories” never go out of style (especially when they have a fresh twist).

If you like The Nightmare Before Christmas

Read The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

A savvy young woman works behind the scenes to determine who controls a creepy kingdom.

If you like The Holiday

Read The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse

Nothing puts things in perspective quite like a jaunt abroad.

If you like Die Hard

Read The Walled City by Ryan Graudin

(Yes, it’s a Christmas movie. Don’t @ me.) Tensions run high. Lots of things go boom.

If you like Love Actually

Read Izzy + Tristan by Shannon Dunlap

Many perspectives come together to show the power of love.

If you like White Christmas

Read We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bennett

Two fundamentally different military professionals work together for a common cause 😉

If you like Home Alone

Read Amelia Westlake Was Never Here by Erin Gough

Pranks. All of the pranks. Traps, too. Lots of those.

If you like The Princess Switch

Read Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart

Taking someone else’s place sounds like a great idea… until you get caught.

If you like It’s a Wonderful Life

Read Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor

A fateful meeting with an otherworldly being will shape the rest of a life.