7 Books for Holiday Reading That Offer an Escape From Bothersome Relatives

As much as we all look forward to going home for the holidays, we understand that sometimes you just need a break from the (seemingly unavoidable) family drama. So when you finally hit your limit for talking about politics with your uncle or answering your aunt's prying questions about your love life, just pick up one of these great reads (because honestly, mulled wine can only do so much). Here's a reading list of all the exciting new December books we'll be turning to when we need some respite from the furor.

Move aside, Netflix—ahead are seven books for holiday reading that we'll be binge-reading this month.