10 Best Reads to Cherish this Christmas!

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Christmas this year brought with it thundershowers that made us want to crawl right back into our blankets with a warm cup of chai. To top up the warm Sunday experience, here is a list of books to make Christmas, yours and of those you gift these to, more festive.

point-1-books1. ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ by Theodor ‘Dr. Seuss’ Geisel :

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”

 

point-2-book2. ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens:

“If I could work my will,” said Scrooge indignantly, “every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!”

 

point-4-book3. ‘A Visit from Saint Nicholas’ by Clement Clarke Moore

“’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house ,
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;”

 

point-3-books4. ‘The Father Christmas Letters’ by J. R. R. Tolkein

“If you find that not many of the things you asked for have come, and not perhaps quite so many as sometimes, remember that this Christmas all over the world there are a terrible number of poor and starving people.”

 

point-5-book5. ‘The Christmas Mystery’ by Jostein Gaarder

“But it’s important to be happy about the little you have. However little it is, it’s infinitely more than nothing.”

 

 

point-6-book6. ‘The Gift of the Magi’ by O. Henry

“The magi, as you know, were wise men–wonderfully wise men–who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents. Being wise, their gifts were no doubt wise ones, possibly bearing the privilege of exchange in case of duplication”

 

point-7-book7. ‘Skipping Christmas’ by John Grisham

“My children know nothing of Christmas. They have so little, and want so little, it makes me feel guilty for the mindless materialism of our culture.”

 

 

point-88. ‘A Haunted Man And The Ghost’s Bargain’ by Charles Dickens

“Christmas is a time in which, of all times in the year, the memory of every remediable sorrow, wrong, and trouble in the world around us, should be active with us, not less than our own experiences, for all good.”

 

point-99. ‘A Christmas Memory’ by Truman Capote

“When you’re grown up, will we still be friends?”

 

 

10-book10. ‘The Christmas Train’ by David Baldacci

“It’s been my experience that most folk who ride trains could care less where they’re going. For them it’s the j

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