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22 Best Christmas Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most accurate list of best Christmas books.

How we picked these:
1. Search for "best Christmas books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1

    A Christmas Carol

    Charles Dickens

    Appears in 5 articles
  2. 2

    The Polar Express

    Chris Van Allsburg

    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 6
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 7

    Nutcracker

    E.T.A. Hoffmann

    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 8
    Appears in 3 articles
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    9

    Little Women

    Louisa May Alcott

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 10

    Comfort & Joy

    A Fable

    Kristin Hannah

    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 11
    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 13
    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 15
    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 16
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 17

    Royal Holiday

    Jasmine Guillory

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 18
    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 19
    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 20
    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 21
    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 22
    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best Christmas books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 22 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Christmas books on the internet.

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