External link to 5 Diverse Christmas Films to Watch this Holiday Season

5 Diverse Christmas Films to Watch this Holiday Season

Diversity and representation has always been a key issue for my book blog, and I took this interest into the film world for my latest magazine article. Follow the link for a varied list of Christmas films that don’t all consist of white nuclear families! Continue reading 5 Diverse Christmas Films to Watch this Holiday Season

The Fright Before Christmas by @JDWhitelaw13 @urbanebooks @samaritans — Love Books Group

I had to reblog this post from Love Books Group. The Fright Before Christmas is a short story that really made me smile and get in the festive mood. Plus it’s only 99p to download and all proceeds go to support the life-saving work of the Samaritans. Continue reading The Fright Before Christmas by @JDWhitelaw13 @urbanebooks @samaritans — Love Books Group

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Ethical Gifts for Book Lovers (That Aren’t Books!)

If you’re still in need of some last-minute Christmas present inspiration, this list is for you! Not only are these gifts literary-themed, but they’re ethical too, so your loved one will get an even warmer feeling when they snuggle up with a good read and some bookish paraphernalia.

From an up-cycled literary print to a charity gift or feminist tote bag, there’s something for everyone… Continue reading Ethical Gifts for Book Lovers (That Aren’t Books!)

Archive Nostalgia: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol was my book club’s Christmas bonus book. Although I already knew the story from animated TV versions, I had never read the book and I was to be pleasantly surprised! I would recommend it even if you are familiar with the classic Christmas tale; it is well worth a read for Dickens’ magical storytelling. Continue reading Archive Nostalgia: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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A Vintage Christmas Short Story Collection: Realistic Festive Tales

Rating: 3 stars

Category: Short Stories

Synopsis: ‘A Vintage Christmas’ is a collection of short stories that encompass the highs and lows of the festive season. It features a pretty elite mix of authors including Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle. There is something for everyone in this collection, whether you’re a Christmas grotto-seeker or a complete grinch! Continue reading A Vintage Christmas Short Story Collection: Realistic Festive Tales