Christmas reading suggestions

Looking for something light/fun/seasonal to read over the Christmas break? Maybe one of these will appeal?

“For the Love of Christmas” by Kate Forster

Rating: ****

Genre: Fiction –  Chick Lit, Seasonal fiction

I love Christmas stories, and this Novella is a gem. A family must pull together emotionally after the loss of a baby boy, in order to rekindle their love for each other & the Christmas season.

“The 12 Slays of Christmas” by Abby L. Vandiver et al

Rating: ***1/2 

Genre:  Fiction –  Cosy Mystery/Christmas

I’m a bit of a fan of a Christmas story fan (particularly of mystery/thriller style story) so “The 12 Slays of Christmas” appealed to me as a great holiday reading prospect. I liked the variety of styles (all cosy to a greater or lesser extent), and over all the collection is pretty good. Some of the stories are cracking reads, some good, and others are just okay. Worth a look as its very Christmassy and not a huge financial outlay.

“A Chance this Christmas” by Joanne Rock

Rating: ***1/2 

Genre:  Fiction –  Romance/Christmas

Rachael must return to her home town, the 365 days a year Christmas Village of Yuletide, for a friend’s wedding. Knowing that she must confront her past, she is surprised to discover that she still has feelings for her old crush, Gavin. I must admit that I’m not usually a reader of romance novels and can’t make any judgement on how this book compares to others in the genre. I do, however, love a Christmas story, and am a big fan of the holiday read. I really enjoyed this book. It’s light, fun, and a little silly, but it’s a great holiday read. Enjoy it for what it is.

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November Monthly Review Round Up

End of November! Already! Time to start planning for Christmas and New Year.  Here is the November book review summary – Only three books this month, it’s been a little crazy.

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***** “Fight Like A Girl” by Clementine Ford

***1/2 “The 12 Slays of Christmas” by Abby L. Vandiver et al

**** “Pokeweed: An illustrated novella” by Brian L Tucker

October Monthly review round up

We are at the end of October already.  I’m getting into the second set of really busy months for the year, so reading becomes a real luxury. Here is the October book review summary:

**** “Dark Wood Dark Water” by Tina Callaghan

***1/2  “Kitschy Canapés: Finger food for the swingers set” by Babs Harrison

**** “Inside the Dream Palace” by Sherill Tippins

**** “Two Kinds of Truth” by Michael Connelly

 

 

 

 

 

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