The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Tweet Addition: E-book and audiobook Genre: Classics Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: Ebenezer Scrooge has always hated Christmas, but in this particular Eve, he’s given another reason to be wary of the holiday: the ghost of Jacob Marley comes to visit! Clad in heavy […]

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Six Geese A-Laying by Sophie Kinsella

Tweet Addition: Free e-book from Amazon Genre: Short stories, chick-lit Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: In Six Geese a-Laying, Christmas is approaching, and Ginny is looking forward to the birth of her first baby. It’s a pity her partner Dan is so useless, and […]

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The Chimes by Charles Dickens

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon.com: The second of Dickens’ Christmas Books, The Chimes recounts the tale of a poor day laborer, Toby Veck. Like Scrooge, Toby is guided by a specter through the scenes that refocus his views of Victorian London with all its “stern realities.” […]

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Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

Tweet Waterstones Synopsis Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded shops, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be […]

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: Ebenezer Scrooge, whose name is now synonymous with greed and parsimony, believes Christmas to be ‘humbug’. Refusing to donate any of his fortune to the poor, he comforts himself by saying, ‘I don’t make merry myself at Christmas, and I can’t […]

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