• Top 10 Books for adults this Christmas

    If you’re anything like me, you’re probably utterly unprepared for Christmas, so here are some suggestions to help you choose some really great (and last-minute!) literary stocking fillers. Thank you to The Book House for providing its Top 10 Books for Adults for your delectation. Hope it helps!  Ooo, and I’m reading number 10 right […]

  • Top 10 books for 7-12 year olds this Christmas

    You know what, I love these guides (well, someone has to say it!). Just having an expert hand to steer you to the right books for Christmas really helps, and the women in Mostly Books who’ve chosen the Top 10 books for kids 7ish-12ish really know their stuff. If you’re looking for stocking fillers, go […]

  • Top 10 picture books this Christmas

    The Muddy Top 10 guide to picture books for little people, as recommended by Woodstock Books.  A feast of good reading… well, and looking at pictures.  And very lovely ones, too. Orlando The Marmalade Cat: A Camping Holiday by Katherine Hale A new generation can discover the charms of Orlando the marmalade cat, first published 70 years ago, with this […]

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