2016 has been a rough year for everyone.  So we’re here to sprinkle a little cheer for you on these last few days of the year.  Check out our annual Holiday Reads list featuring the latest and greatest to put you in a festive mood.



What Light by Jay Asher:  Set on a Christmas tree farm, this holiday love story is sure to please.


Winter Magic curated by Abi Elphinstone:  A UK holiday anthology features all your fairy tale favorites–snow queens, frost fairs, snow dragons and pied pipers, to name a few.

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The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan:  The second book of the Dash & Lily duology continues one year after they met.


Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan:  You may want to meet Dash and Lily before reading Twelve Days of Dash and Lily.


I’ll Be Home for Christmas by Tom Becker:  This anthology of British YA compiles authors stories on the meaning of home. Proceeds from the sale of this book go towards a national homelessness charity.



The Grift of the Magi by Ally Condie: A Heist Society take on the holidays! You can’t go wrong with this stand-alone novella.


…And A Happy New Year by Holly Bourne:  The final installment of the Spinster Club series takes place over New Years.

Looking for more Holiday Reads? Check out our review of the fantastic 2015 Holiday anthology My True Love Gave to Me.

GIVEAWAY INSTRUCTIONS:  Follow our blog (via WordPress or email) and comment what your favorite holiday read is below no later than midnight EST, December 22nd to win a hard cover copy of My True Love Gave to Me.  If you follow via email, please let us know that you do!  Winner will be announced on December 23rd.  US ONLY.

BONUS entries if you QT our pinned post on Twitter to help promote this giveaway with the hashag #YAWGiveaway before the end of the contest.  We will pick a blog comment winner only, but it will most likely one that mentions that they’ve also entered via the Twitter hashtag #YAWGiveaway. Please make sure to let us know if you entered via Twitter and what your handle is!

Happy Holidays!!