Alright, here's the first dozen- and just in time for Christmas, too! Snuggle up next to your roaring fire with one of these wonderful reads. For this list I chose some of the more (ahem) warm and fuzzy type books.
Paper Towns by John Green
Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
Swim the Fly by Don Calame
Porcupine by Meg Tilly
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta
Wolf Cry by Julia Golding
The Lit Report by Sarah N. Harvey
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
The Isabel Factor by Gayle Friesen
A Curse as Dark as Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce
Getting the Girl by Susan Juby
...and a partridge in a pear tree!