What Light by Jay Asher

What Light

Written by Jay Asher

13+ readers   Christmas Books 2016    YA readers   eBooks   
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Get into the Spirit of Christmas! | In a Nutshell: Romancing around the Christmas tree | Seasonal heart-warmer about a head-over-heels holiday romance that seems set to stay alight.

While Christmas generally means friends, family, feasting and fun, it also heralds conflict for Sierra. Her family run a Christmas tree farm in Oregon (so far so good), but this means heading to California for the holiday to sell their seasonal wares, which in turn means Sierra never gets to spend Christmas with her friends. But when she overhears her parents discussing whether this might be the last year they can justify coming to California for business reasons, she has to make the most of it, which she does when cute, dimpled Caleb turns up at the lot to buy trees for strangers who can’t afford their own. While all those close to Sierra warn her off getting involved, there’s serious chemistry between them, and both she and Caleb are determined to make the most of their time together.

Full of festive fun, friendship and warm-glow-inducing moments, this perfect pick-me-up is as comforting as munching on a warm mince pie. ~ Joanne Owen


What Light by Jay Asher

Sierra's family runs a Christmas tree farm in Oregon - it's an idyllic place for a girl to grow up, except that every year they have to pack up and move to California to set up their Christmas tree lot for the season. So Sierra lives two lives: her life in Oregon and her life at Christmas. And leaving one always means missing the other. Until this particular Christmas, when Sierra meets Caleb, and one life begins to eclipse the other...


What Light is a sweet, aching tale of first love and forgiveness. It's about second chances and learning to see others for who they really are. I laughed, I cheered, I cried, and oh did I fall in love with Sierra, Caleb, and this exquisitely lovely story. Jennifer Niven, NY Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places

About the Author

Jay Asher's debut YA novel, Thirteen Reasons Why, has appeared regularly on The New York Times bestsellers list for the past nine years. It has sold over 2.5 million copies in the US alone and is currently in production to be a thirteen-part series on Netflix. His second YA novel, The Future of Us, was co-authored with Printzhonor winner Carolyn Mackler. His novels have been translated into over thirty languages.

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 12


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

20th October 2016




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