Book Tags

Book Tag: Are You on Santa’s Naughty List or Nice List?

I was tagged by Gayathri @ Elgee Writes. Thank you! The Bookish Naughty or Nice Tag was created by Jenniely @ A Page of Jenniely. I know Christmas was a couple of days ago, but I’m doing this tag anyway. It’s never too late to start thinking about Christmas. On to the tag! Received an… Continue reading Book Tag: Are You on Santa’s Naughty List or Nice List?

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Book Tags

The 12 Days of Christmas Book Tag

Yes, Christmas Day is today, and it’s almost over. Why am I doing a Christmas book tag then? In some areas of the world, gift-giving does not happen on the 24th or 25th of December. Gift-giving can happen on St. Nicholas’ Day (December 6th) or on Epiphany (January 6th) or another day. Traditionally, “The Twelve… Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas Book Tag

Book Tags

Book Traveling Thursdays: A Christmas Book

Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly meme hosted by Danielle @ Danielle’s Book Blog and Catia @ The Girl Who Read Too Much. Every week you pick a book based on the theme of the week and post the original cover, your country’s cover, your favorite cover, and your least favorite cover. If you would like to participate or find… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: A Christmas Book

Children's Literature · Review · Traditional Fantasy

Flight of the Christmas Witch by Morgan Kostival

Synopsis from Goodreads: FLIGHT OF THE CHRISTMAS WITCH is based on the Italian folktale of La Befana and is presented here as a charming holiday poem. This future classic tells Befana’s story in the style of Clement Clarke Moore’s holiday classic, TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. In this version, Befana provides shelter, and a delicious… Continue reading Flight of the Christmas Witch by Morgan Kostival

Children's Literature · Classics · Modern Fantasy · Review

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann

Synopsis from Goodreads: The Nutcracker is a Christmas story about a little girl named Maria and her wooden doll, the Nutcracker, who becomes alive to fight the evil seven-headed Mouse King. This edition includes 20 illustrations by Artuš Scheiner and Ludwig Willem Reymert Wenckebach. Review: E.T.A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, the basis for… Continue reading The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann