The Jingle Bell Book Tag

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Richard from The Humpo Show tagged me to do The Jingle Bell Book Tag, and I am so glad that he did because he loves Christmas as much as I do! I was looking for a Christmas-y tag for this week and this one was perfect.

“All I Want For Christmas Is You…” | What book do you want to see under the Christmas Tree?

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I post my Christmas wish-list earlier this week! If I had to choose one book is would be Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller.  I absolutely loved her other novel, Swimming Lessons, and I can not wait to read more of her work.  She creates such real characters and her writing is stellar.

“Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time…” | What book that you have read this year have you enjoyed the most?

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So many! The one that stands out most to me is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. I read it in January and it is the book that I have thought about and talked about most throughout the year.  It is a chilling book that really made my wheels turn.

“It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” | Which book has most festive look to it?

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I have a few editions of A Christmas Carol and I look forward to displaying them every year! They always put me in the Christmas spirit and put a smile on my face.  There are so many beautiful editions; this one is just one of my favourites!

Elf | What book unleashes your inner child?

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Simply looking at the cover of Matilda brings me right back to my childhood.  I loved both the book and the movie when I was young.  I can not count how many times my friends and I watched the movie.  Matilda remains one of my favourite characters to this day!

The Grinch | Your favourite villain…

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Most recently it is Scythe Goddard from Scythe by Neal Shusterman.  He is so evil and I kind of loved it?

The Holiday | Name your favourite TWO couples…

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This is so cliche but it is true- Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy! I absolutely adore them!

My most recent favourite couple is definitely Stella and Michael from The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang.  They have so much chemistry and I loved seeing their relationship develop.

What book would you like to give as a present to your followers?

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There are so many to choose from but I have to go with The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo.  I think it is an important novel that has universal appeal.  I LOVED this book and I have yet to see a negative review for it so I would feel confident in putting it in all of your hands.

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19 thoughts on “The Jingle Bell Book Tag

  1. I can’t wait to read Bitter Orange! I’m really looking forward to it.
    I also just got “The Kiss Quotient” as an audible daily deal. So, I’m looking forward to that one! I don’t do a lot of audio books unless they’re on sale… I hope this one doesn’t ruin the experience!

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  2. Wonderful answers for this tag, Kristin! I get your point about Never Let Me Go, I had such a hard time forgetting and, excuse the pun, letting go of this book at all haha it was such a good read that made me think a whole lot, too! 🙂

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