Whether you're trying to work out how it's the most wonderful time of the year again, or you've been sorting gifts since August, we've got a stocking-bursting selection of our pick of the best Christmas books 2023 that are perfect for the bookaholics in your life (even if that's you!).

These dark November and December days wouldn’t be the same without an uplifting festive pick me up and we haven’t missed out on including some brilliant titles that will fill you with warmth and the feelings of Christmas. 

There's been plenty of topical books released, for readers who want to reflect on what a year we've had! For any non-fiction fans and bookworms who love learning about people we have some brilliant history books, memoirs and non-fiction titles to browse. And for those who want to ‘eat, drink and be merry’ at Christmas, a cookbook is a great gift for any cooking aficionado and will be treasured for life. Dive into our top 25 Christmas cookbooks for 2023: a smorgasbord of inspiration for a happy foodie this season.

Also check out our ultimate guide to celebrating with the best drinks books on the shelves this Christmas.

Our pick of the best Christmas books are filled with gifts that can be picked up and enjoyed again and again. We’ve also included some of the brilliant books we’ve read throughout the year, in case you want to take the time to finally enjoy them yourself, or wrap one up for a friend. You can also check out our Star Books section to see the crème de la crème of our recommendations and our Books of the Year, or why not take a look at our many Collections if you're looking for something more specific?

Also, check out ‘Our Top Children's Christmas Book Recommendations’ over on LoveReading4Kids.co.uk for Christmas Book Recommendations for the little bookworms in your life. 

So whilst you're making your list (and checking it twice), scroll through our recommendations below to ensure you have the best presents for the book lovers in your life and scope out a treat for yourself too, why not? It’s Christmas, after all.

Looking for something more specific? From festive feel-good reads to a smorgasbord of inspiration for a happy Foodie this Christmas, take a look at these Collections and discover the perfect bookish treat.

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