Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Holiday · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

 All the reviews are almost done of the kids books I read recently! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: October 9, 2006 Themes: Christmas, Friendship, Giving, Curiosity The curious little monkey is getting a Christmas tree with his best friend, The Man with the Yellow Hat. George is so excited that he can’t help but jump from tree…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Holiday

💮Christmas Book Review💮: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

 Here is yet another Christmas-oriented book review that I’ve read, but haven’t written a review about yet! Pages: 26 Genre: Classic/Holiday/Romance/Short Story Publication Date: December 10, 1905 Themes: Christmas, Love, Marriage All Della wants to do is give her husband, Jim, a wonderful Christmas present. The only problem is that she only has $1.87 to get him something, and…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Holiday · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Snowmen At Christmas by Caralyn Buehner; Illustrated by Mark Buehner

 Here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Poetry/Holiday Publication Date: September 15, 2005 Themes: Family, Christmas, Joy, Happiness What do snowmen and snow-women do during Christmas time? They celebrate, of course! There’s ice treats, singing, dancing, Snow Santa, and all kinds of fun when people go to sleep. Such an adorable and fun Christmas-based book! One…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Snowmen At Christmas by Caralyn Buehner; Illustrated by Mark Buehner

Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Holiday · NetGalley

Book Review: Delightful Secrets of the Nutcracker by Julian Adair

Genre: Children/Christmas/Holiday Pages: 32 Publication Date: November 7, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. The descendants of Klara Stahlbaum come together on Christmas in 1908. Young Marie learns about the legend of “The Hard Nut” and its affect on Frederick and the Rat Queen. She can’t help but be entranced by…… Continue reading Book Review: Delightful Secrets of the Nutcracker by Julian Adair

Book Review · Children · Classic · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Holiday

Book Review: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann

Genre: Children/Holiday/Christmas/Fantasy Pages: 138 Publication Date: December 1, 2017 (Original: 1816) Rating:  out of 5 Theme: Kindness, Helping others, Friendship It’s Christmas time and Godfather Drosselmeier has another round of unique gifts to share. There is one gift that captures little Mary’s attention though – a nutcracker. It is meant to be shared among the family, but since Mary has…… Continue reading Book Review: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann

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Book Review: The Gift: A Short Story by Maryann Miller

Genre: Holiday/Christmas/Short Story Pages: 12 Publication Date: November 29, 2015 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Kindness, Love Due to health issues prevalent in his family, Ralph is not feeling the Christmas spirit. His wife, Stacey has the idea of perhaps a puppy would bring more joy in his life. When she meets a homeless man with no family, her…… Continue reading Book Review: The Gift: A Short Story by Maryann Miller

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Book Review: Rocky: The Rockefeller Christmas Tree by Jennie E. Nicassio

Genre: Children/Holiday/Christmas Pages: 50 Publication Date: July 20, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Believe in yourself, Bullying Young and enthusiastic tree Rocky wants nothing more than to be chosen as the next Rockefeller Christmas Tree in New York City. However, being on the smaller side, his chances might be a bit on the slimmer side. All the creatures…… Continue reading Book Review: Rocky: The Rockefeller Christmas Tree by Jennie E. Nicassio