11/08/2012 07:04 am ET Updated Nov 08, 2012

9 Books That Will Stress You Out

If you're a Mittens fan or a type-A holiday shopper, you're probably feeling a little stressed right now. That's why HuffPost Books has supplied you with a number of ways to unwind today! But you wouldn't want all of the hard work you've put towards de-stressing to be undone, which is why we've put together a list of books that you should absolutely avoid if you're looking to relax.

Thrillers and anything by Christopher Hitchens are obviously not the best reading material to complement bubble baths or fireside lounging, nor are heady, cryptic classics or stories riddled with footnotes.

So breathe in, breathe out, and check out these nine books that will stress you out:

9 Books That Will Stress You Out


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