Review: I’ll Be Home for Christmas in aid of Crisis

Challenge criteria: A book with multiple authors

Blurb:

The UK’s top Young Adult authors join together in this collection of new stories and poems on the theme of home. Contributors include: Tom Becker, Holly Bourne, Sita Brahmachari, Kevin Brooks, Melvin Burgess, Katy Cannon , Cat Clarke, Juno Dawson, Julie Mayhew, Non Pratt, Marcus Sedgwick, Lisa Williamson and Benjamin Zephaniah. GBP1 from the sale of every book will be donated to Crisis, the national homelessness charity.

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Review: I Heart Christmas by Lindsey Kelk

Challenge criteria: A book involving travel

Blurb:

Angela’s planning her very own fairytale of New York…

• Enormous Christmas tree
• Eggnog
• Eccentric British traditions
• Gorgeous man

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Review: Christmas Secrets by the Sea by Jane Lovering

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

Blurb:

Sometimes you don’t get the Christmas presents you imagined…

Tansy Merriweather is down on her luck. She’s lost her business and her relationship, and instead of a glamorous London apartment, her home is now a campervan on a Dorset beach. And as if things couldn’t get any worse, a scruffy dog called Brian with a taste for sardines has adopted her as his owner.

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Tag Thursday: The Christmas Carol Book Tag

In the lead up to Christmas, the Thursday Tag posts have become a little more frequent. Each week leading up to Christmas Eve, Thursdays are going to be a festive occasion.

Today’s tag is all about Christmas carols, also known as one of the best parts of Christmas. After all, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear, right? This tag comes straight from She Latitude.

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