136. Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig

Let the battle for Christmas begin . . . Amelia lives in the magical town of Elfhelm, newly adopted by Father Christmas and Mary Christmas. When the very jealous Easter Bunny launches an attack to ruin Christmas, it’s up to Amelia, her family and the elves to fight off the forces of evil. But can…

135. Explorers on Black Ice Ridge by Alex Bell

Ice princess Stella Starflake and her father Felix are in trouble: President Fogg has expelled them from the Polar Bear Explorers’ Club, and banned them from going on any further expeditions. Stella’s not going to be put off by rules and regulations though. She knows her friend Shay is in danger of turning into a…

134. The Good Sisters by Helen Phifer

1933, Mother Superior Agnes offers sanctuary to a desperate young woman fleeing for her life. Only to wake in the morning to discover a terrible fate has befallen one of the Sisters – in a room locked from the inside. Agnes can’t help but fear that she has allowed a great evil to enter the…

133. The Night I Met Father Christmas by Ben Miller

Jackson knows all about the flying reindeer, he knows about the elves and the secret North Pole workshop, he knows about the magic that allows Father Christmas to deliver presents around the world in just one night, but there’s one thing he doesn’t know …  how did Father Christmas become Father Christmas? That all changes when, one Christmas…

132. The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BELIEVE IN MAGIC? It is Christmas Eve and all is not well. Amelia Wishart is trapped in Mr Creeper’s workhouse and Christmas is in jeopardy. Magic is fading. If Christmas is to happen, Father Christmas knows he must find her. With the help of some elves, eight reindeer, the Queen…

Ramble #4

It’s been a funny old week! I had some extra holiday left to take, so I had Monday, Tuesday afternoon, and Thursday off work. I still haven’t read any books – doh! – I am reading like 4 at the moment, they’re all very good, I just haven’t managed to finish one yet. On Monday…

Ramble #3

For better or for worse, I have survived this week! I can’t tell you how relieved I am to have survived it all!!! I generally thought I’d never get past all the stress and anxiety I’ve been dealing with the last month and a half, the tunnel was very dark for a long time! I…

October Round Up

I wish I had read more books this month. It seems silly when you take into account that I read 12 books this month, but, I feel I should have read more. My head space has been all over the place this month, between having a head cold, having intense air pressure migraines and just…

Weekend Catch Up

I have not done a weekend catch up in forever! Mostly just because I haven’t been doing much on the weekend that warrants attention, but, I thought it would be good to catch up a little on what I’ve been doing and what I’ve been reading. I have, since Thursday 17th October, been suffering from…

Wishlist – Instagram

As I was browsing through Instagram at 4am this morning – when my cough medicine wore off and I woke up snotty – I realised that I have been saving posts for a fair few months with books that I would some time like to add to my larger than life tbr shelves. By now,…