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Six free holiday and winter-wonderland books to read

written by Betsy Flak on 2018-12-17

Today, I have even more free books for you! These ones are all winter- or holiday-themed, perfect to get you in the spirit. :)

As you might imagine, there aren't a ton of holiday-themed books out there. So, I had to drop my typical criteria of at least 4.3 stars over 50+ reviews. But I checked out the descriptions and tried to find a little something for everyone. And hey, the books are free, so why not check them out?

Make sure to check the price before you buy. As always, prices are subject to change!

Winter Trials (Northern Witch Book 1) by K.S. Marsden

  • In a nutshell:"With Midwinter just around the corner, Mark's Nanna decides that it is time he learnt more about his family heritage... Balancing school, magic, and the distractions of the gorgeous new guy should make this a very interesting winter."
  • Series Name and Number of Books: Northern Witch, 2 books (as of the date of this post)

Until Midnight (An Alienated short) by Melissa Landers

  • In a nutshell: A romantic holiday story about an alien trying to recreate Christmas in space for his human love.
  • Series Name and Number of Books: Alienated, 2 books (as of the date of this post)
  • Warning: This short occurs between Alienated (Book 1) of the series and Invaded (Book 2). That said, it doesn't look like you absolutely need to read Alienated first.

Echoes of Winter: A Wintery YA Short Story Collection (multiple authors)

  • In a nutshell: "Twelve never before seen YA short stories just in time for the holidays!"
  • Series Name and Number of Books: N/A (short story collection)

Wrapped in the Past by Chess Desalls

  • In a nutshell: Time travel sends Shirlyn back to ancient Persia, where she falls in love with one of the three magi who follow the Star of Bethlehem.
  • Series Name and Number of Books: N/A (stand-alone book)

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning by Patricia McLinn

  • In a nutshell: "A love between a cowboy and an unexpected woman. A [Christmas] love at first sight"
  • Series Name and Number of Books: Wyoming Wildflowers, 7 books (as of the date of this post)

Book Bites 7: 20 Holiday Samplers (multiple authors)

  • In a nutshell: "You’ll love this heartwarming collection of 20 all-new Christmas stories from NY Times, USA Today, and national best-selling authors. Every title in the set is from a Christmas song suggested by a reader. "
  • Series Name and Number of Books: N/A (short story collection)

Looking for more books? Browse "Six LGBTQ+ fantasy books to check out," which lists six highly rated, highly read LGBTQ+ fantasy free and Kindle Unlimited books, along with their covers and brief descriptions.

Want another winter read? Check out my own winter-themed flash fiction, "Dreaming of Summer: A Spider's Story," all about a spider and its winter adventure.


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