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My Christmas Reads

 

Well, I’m hopeless at taking photos. But these are the two books I picked to read for Christmas.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a reread, I love reading this book at this time of year. I also love The Muppets Christmas Carol movie and watch it every Christmas Eve. This book is a quick read perfect for this busy time of year. I’m almost finished. I love the story of Scrooge learning the true meaning of Christmas. I love Dicken’s style for this story.

There’s something about this time of year that I just love to read classic books and cosy ghost stories which has been the influence for the books I’ve picked this year.

Ghosts of Christmas Past is a mix of classic and modern tales of ghosts and horrors. Perfect if you don’t have much time to read. I’m enjoying this, I have eight stories left to read, I skipped two I wasn’t enjoying but I might go back to them. I can’t wait to read the one by Neil Gaiman.

I’ve been struggling to finish my Goodreads challenge so I haven’t picked full length novels to read since I’m already still reading two other books! I have been having trouble sleeping lately and wanted to read another book to complete my challenge, so I found a video reading of How The Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr Seuss it was a read along video, I wouldn’t have got hold of the book quick enough and the ebook was only suitable for tablets. So that has been an extra Christmas read and a bonus for my reading challenge.

Tell me what you’re reading. I’d love some ideas for next year. I recommend Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan as a fun Christmas read.

Merry Christmas! And Happy New Year!

I look forward to reading more amazing books in future, carving more time for my blog and other writing projects.

Also I plan to read more indie books and might be joining a new challenge from the people at Ninja Book Box…. More about that and all of this very soon.

All the best 🙂

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9 thoughts on “My Christmas Reads”

  1. The only Christmas books I have read are A Christmas Carol, The Afterlife of Holly Chase and Let It Snow, but I read those last year or the year before. This year I will be focusing on my current reads.

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  2. Really fun and festive post! I just finished The Christmas Child by Linda Goodnight and I loved it! Also, thanks for recommending Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery. That book has been on my TBR list for quite a while, so I’m definitely looking forward to reading it!

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