The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is Back!

We are only a month away from the season to be jolly! And you know what this calls for? Holiday reads! What better way to savour the holiday than curling up with a good book? So, without further ado, here are our top five (5) recommended reads for this Christmas:

The Atlas Paradox by Olivie Blake

 

Summary: The secret society of Alexandrians is unmasked. Its newest recruits realise the institute is capable of raw, world-changing power, headed by a man with plans to change life as we know it. Inside the Alexandrian Society, alliances will be tested, hearts will be broken, and all must pick a side. Discover The Atlas Paradox, Olivie Blake’s electric dark academia sequel to viral sensation The Atlas Six

 

Well, That Was Unexpected by Jesse Q. Sutanto

 

Summary: When the kids find out about their parents’ arrangement to meet, they’re horrified. Not even a trip to one of the most romantic places on earth could possibly make Sharlot and George fall for each other. But as the layers peel back and the person they thought they knew from online is revealed, the truth becomes more complicated. As unlikely as it may seem, did their parents manage to find their true match after all? Well, that was unexpected....

 

Tokyo Dreaming by Emiko Jean

 

Summary: When Japanese-American Izumi Tanaka learnt her father was the Crown Prince of Japan, she became a princess overnight. Her parents have even rekindled their college romance and are engaged. A royal wedding is on the horizon! Izumi's life is a Tokyo dream come true. But at what cost? Izumi will do anything to help her parents achieve their happily ever after, but what if playing the perfect princess means sacrificing her own? Will she find a way to forge her own path and follow her heart? 

 

You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao 

 

Summary: What would you do if you had a second chance at goodbye? Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out: move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies. And everything changes. Desperate to hear his voice one more time, Julie calls Sam's cellphone just to listen to his voicemail. And Sam picks up the phone. 

 

One Night on the Island by Josie Silver 

 

Summary: What if one night on the island is just the beginning? Cleo arrives at her luxury cabin to find a tall, dark, stubborn American who insists it's actually his. Mack refuses to leave, and Cleo won't budge either. With a storm fast approaching, they reluctantly hunker down together. It's just one night, after all.... 

 

So, make a steaming cup of hot cocoa, cover yourself with a fluffy blanket, and light your favourite Christmas scented candle as you curl up comfortably on your bed with these exciting titles for the holiday season! Let us know down in the comments if any of your favourite titles made it to this list, or let us know what yours are! Happy reading, bookworms!

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