BLOGMAS 2021 | Festive Readathon & Historical Romance Readathon TBRs

This week I am participating in both @Stephloves TheFestive Readathon and @Laceybooklovers, @PeaceloveBooksxo and @Remarkablylisa's Historical Romance Readathon: The Holiday Edition. Normally, I would aim to complete the entire board, because I'm a bit extra like that, but as both readathons are running at exactly the same time, I'm aiming for at least one completed … Continue reading BLOGMAS 2021 | Festive Readathon & Historical Romance Readathon TBRs

BLOGMAS Day 10: Summer/Winter Festive Book Recommendations

Welcome to day 10 of BLOGMAS 2020. Today I'm recommending some of my favourite festive/Christmas seasonal books. Christmas is generally associated with winter, ugly sweaters, toasty fires and snow, but here in Australia it falls smack dab in the middle of our summer, so Christmas for us is all about the pool, seafood and air-con. … Continue reading BLOGMAS Day 10: Summer/Winter Festive Book Recommendations

BLOGMAS Day 9: Review – Greenglass House by Kate Milford

Published: 1st September 2015 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pages:376 Format: Audiobook from Scribd RRP: $19.99 4.5/5 Stars It’s wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler’s inn is always quiet during this season, and twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers’ adopted son, plans to spend his holidays relaxing. But on the first icy night of vacation, out of … Continue reading BLOGMAS Day 9: Review – Greenglass House by Kate Milford

BLOGMAS Day 22 REVIEW: That Christmas Feeling by Lili Wilkinson and illustrated by Amanda Francey

Published:  27th September 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 32 Format: Hardback Picture book (borrowed from the library) RRP:$19.99 4/5 Stars Dottie is waiting for the Christmas feeling to arrive—that fizzy, excited feeling, where everything is a bit magical. But this year, Dottie, her brother, Jem, and their dog, Shortbread, are staying with Grandma and … Continue reading BLOGMAS Day 22 REVIEW: That Christmas Feeling by Lili Wilkinson and illustrated by Amanda Francey

BLOGMAS Day 17: REVIEW – The Christmas Lights by Karen Swan

Published: 1st November 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillian Pages: 400 or 13 hours Format: Audiobook (hired from the library) RRP: $26.99 for the paperback/ $49.95 for the Audio Cds (12 discs). 5/5 Stars  Set on the scenic fjords of Norway, The Christmas Lights by bestselling author Karen Swan is a moving Christmas tale of love and heartbreak. December … Continue reading BLOGMAS Day 17: REVIEW – The Christmas Lights by Karen Swan

BLOGMAS DAY 15: Review – Macca’s Christmas Crackers by Matt Cosgrove

Published: 1st October 2018 Publisher: Koala Books (an imprint of Scholastic Australia) Pages: 24 Format: Hardback Picture book (borrowed from the library) RRP: $17.99 4/5 Stars Christmas is here! Christmas is Macca's favourite time of year. He loves thinking up amazing presents for his friends. But when he looks in his piggy bank, he finds … Continue reading BLOGMAS DAY 15: Review – Macca’s Christmas Crackers by Matt Cosgrove

BLOGMAS Day 12: REVIEW – Christmas With Anne of Green Gables and Other Stories by L.M. Montgomery

Published: 20th November 2015 (note this book has been reprinted a lot of different times by a variety of publishers. The details below and above are correct to the version I own). Publisher: Wilder Publications Pages: 98 Format: Paperback (Purchased) RRP: $23.95 3.5/5 Stars  Come Celebrate Christmas with Anne of Greene Gables and many of … Continue reading BLOGMAS Day 12: REVIEW – Christmas With Anne of Green Gables and Other Stories by L.M. Montgomery