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  • Writer's pictureLinda Borromeo

Ideal Books to Read During a Busy December: Here Are Seven I Love

Updated: Dec 2, 2022

For those who love reading, the busy December holidays can be a challenge. However, book lovers always find a few minutes to open the pages of an old friend of a book or discover a new favorite.

Short stories. A classic novella. Charming letters from Father Christmas. Here are six favorites (plus one) with shorter passages to dip into throughout the beautiful December rush:

A Merry Christmas and Other Christmas Stories by Louisa May Alcott

Book Description:

Like her character Jo in Little Women, Louisa May Alcott wrote short stories to send off to magazines, eagerly watching the mail for an acceptance letter and a check.

In Louisa's case, she wrote for her own satisfaction and especially to help her family make ends meet. Her Christmas-themed stories are now collected in this attractive book. We also get to enjoy the iconic Christmas scene from Little Women all over again.

What Makes This Book Special: