It’s the time of year when I just want to lie around reading and watching Christmas movies, so I’ve matched some of my seasonal favorite films with books!
If you like Elf,
It’s funny, it’s charming, and it’s overwhelmingly sweet. You’ll want to rewatch and reread.
Follow Casey on Instagram and Twitter.
If you like While You Were Sleeping,
Falling for the brother of the person you were initially interested in? How often does this happen?
Follow Mia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
If you like It’s A Wonderful Life,
Both explore what life would be like in different realities, for better or worse.
Follow Matt on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
If you like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,
Too much family time can be catastrophic and hilarious, whether it’s for Christmas or for a funeral.
Follow Jonathan on Instagram and Twitter.
If you like Die Hard,
A hero who isn’t exactly clean cut, in a heist-type situation that may end badly.
Follow S.A. on Instagram and Twitter.
If you like Happiest Season
Sapphic romances in which the women in love are forced to hide their relationships by circumstances beyond their control.
Follow Erica on Instagram and Twitter.
If you like How the Grinch Stole Christmas,
Exploring why a grumpy loner is the way that he is.
Follow Fredrik on Instagram.
If you like Home Alone,
In both the book and the movie, you’ll wonder how a young boy has so many tricks up his sleeve.
Follow Eoin on Instagram and Twitter.
If you like Last Holiday,
Facing terminal diagnoses, these women decide to take their lives into their own hands.
Follow Alix on Instagram and Twitter.
If you like The Holiday,
Both of these convinced me that switching houses with someone would solve all my problems!
Follow Beth on Instagram.
If you like The Best Man Holiday,
All the feelings of being a grown up disappear when we reunite with old friends.
Follow Meg on Instagram and Twitter.
Ellen Whitfield is senior publicist at Books Forward, an author publicity and book marketing firm committed to promoting voices from a diverse variety of communities. From book reviews and author events, to social media and digital marketing, we help authors find success and connect with readers.
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