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Welcome back to another Countdown to Christmas book recommendation!  I may have missed last week, but nevertheless, I’m back!   Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read this holiday season. Today’s pick is The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand! On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried… Read More

Welcome back to week 2 of this year’s Countdown to Christmas!   Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read this holiday season. This week’s book is The Perfect Christmas by Debbie Macomber. WHAT WOULD MAKE YOUR CHRISTMAS PERFECT? For Cassie Beaumont, it’s meeting her perfect match. Cassie, at thirty-three, wants a husband and kids, and so far, nothing’s worked. Not blind dates, not the Internet and… Read More

Hey everyone! Earlier this year, I announced that I was doing a 2018 Classics Challenge.  You can find out all the info about it in my original post, here! Now, my original plan was to share a post for each classic book I read.  Well, so far, I haven’t done that, lol!  So, I’ve decided that I will just update you all with how I’ve been doing so far. So far, I’ve… Read More

Ahhh! We are SO close to Christmas! I am so excited, but I cannot believe it’s almost here.  Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read during this holiday season, which was inspired by Kourtni Reads‘ Christmas countdown!  Usually, it’s  posted on a Sunday, but I was sick earlier this week and didn’t get a chance to post Week 5’s countdown…so here… Read More

Welcome back to Countdown to Christmas – Week Four!  Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read during this holiday season, which was inspired by Kourtni Reads‘ Christmas countdown! This week’s pick is Clara Claus by Alexandra Lanc. Jack Frost is about to lose everything. After attempting to again destroy Christmas, the Holiday that he hates more than anything, he is threatened with… Read More

We are now exactly three weeks away from Christmas day! Ahhh!!  I’m so excited, but honestly, time needs to slow down – it’s all coming so fast! lol Anyway, here we are with my third Countdown to Christmas for 2016. Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read during this holiday season, which was inspired by Kourtni Reads‘ Christmas countdown! This week’s pick… Read More

Hey all!  Christmas is officially in full swing!  I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving (for those of you in America); mine was very nice. 🙂 Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read this holiday season – inspired by Kourtni Reads‘ own Christmas countdown! This week’s pick is Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle. Sparkling white snowdrifts, beautiful… Read More