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Christmas Reads – Day 10 – Let It Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green and Lauren Myracle

I just finished reading this one and I decided that is a sign that means I should write about it today. Let It Snow is a book with three short … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 9 – The Box of Delights by John Masefield

I was reminded how much I love the Box of Delights last year when I Hot Key did a reread for their bookclub. (Psst! Check out their video on YouTube) … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 8 – The Santa Trap by Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene

I love this story and its illustrations so much and it makes me really sad that it isn’t huge and popular and recommended by every bookseller in the entire world. … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 7 – Miss Flora McFlimsey’s Christmas Eve by Mariana

Would you like to see my favourite Christmas story ever written? It’s this out of print one, Miss Flora McFlimsey’s Christmas Eve: It possibly isn’t the best Christmas story ever … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 5 – Mystery in White by J. Jefferson Farjeon

It is late and I forgot to write a tiny Christmas blog post before deciding that it should be bedtime. Whoops. Here instead is something that I wrote for a … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 4 – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

I spent today doing Christmas shopping, and spotted some ‘Bah, Humbug’ anti-Christmas merchandise, which made me think about A Christmas Carol. What do you think, the most famous Christmas book … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 3 – The Parisian Christmas Bake Off by Jenny Oliver

Today is cold and damp and I was very late getting out of work so I’m going to write about one of my Christmas comfort reads. The Parisian Christmas Bake … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 2 – How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

The plan for today was to talk about The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder but then I sold a copy of ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ to a very nice … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas reads – Day 1 – Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

You might remember that a little while ago I set myself a blog challenge and then completely failed it. 😦 As it turns out, it has been really difficult to … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teen Thrillers Review Roundup

So… My last post was in March and it is now… Mid-October. Oh, well. Sometimes my life just seems to get away from me. This is the problem with being … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment