Although everyone is likely to be excited about Christmas this year, many people see Christmas as a children’s celebration really. Kids get so incredibly excited about Christmas that it can be easy to forget that the adults enjoy a bit of seasonal festiveness as well, so this year don’t forget to let yourself enjoy the atmosphere as well!
One of the best things about Christmas is the act of giving and receiving gifts, and books can be a fantastic gift for all ages. So, this year, when you’re doing your Christmas book shopping for the kids, consider putting a few of these titles on your Christmas list for Santa Claus!
The Book of Christmas by Jane Struthers
If you think your Christmas trivia is top notch, think again! This book will give you lots of food for thought concerning Christmas, so you can blow the competition out of the water come the seasonal pub quiz at your local! The book includes titbits of information such as who Good King Wenceslas really was, when the Christmas decorations should come down and much more, so you can find out all about Christmas from every angle. There are also instructions for a few traditional Christmas games you can play this Christmas, and the lyrics to some of the most memorable Christmas carols! A definite must for any Christmas enthusiasts.
4 Ingredients: Christmas by Kim McCosker
Ripping the wrapping paper off this book on Christmas morning will certainly make cooking Christmas dinner much easier! This book by Kim McCosker offers up the easiest recipes for Christmas dinner and it’s guaranteed to become a fixture in the kitchen in following Christmases! It contains over 80 festive recipes that really do only use four ingredients and in some cases less! Your resulting Christmas dinner will look gourmet, but really won’t have taken all the time and effort that this kind of cooking usually requires! Sit back and relax this Christmas rather than spending the entire day in the kitchen.
Little Christmas Decorations to Knit & Crochet by Sue Stratford & Val Pierce
If you have any friends or family that loves knitting or crocheting, you should definitely get them this imaginative little book for Christmas. If your loved ones love all things Christmas this book will be the ideal gift, as it contains over 40 craft projects they can get stuck into. From knitting snowflakes to crocheting snowmen, there is sure to be something for everyone in this book, and it offers up a great way to keep busy through the winter.
The Perfect Present by Karen Swan
If you just want a great book to read this Christmas, you should definitely ask for Karen Swan’s The Perfect Present. It tells the story of Laura Cunningham, a jeweller, who is visited by Rob Blake at her jewellery shop one day. He wants to commission a charm necklace for his wife, with each charm representing a person in her life. In order to get the necklace just right though, Laura must interview each person to know how to design them in charm-form and slowly but surely she begins to fall in love with the life the Rob and his wife seem to enjoy.
The further Laura gets into the commission, the more she realises that she has an important decision to make – should she become the person she wishes she was, or be the person she really is? A delightful romantic fiction novel that’s ideal for the Christmas season and would make the perfect present!
What will you be asking for this Christmas?
This Guest blog was contributed by Janice Lincoln a freelance writer who blogs extensively on a broad variety of subjects including where to buy great fiction online.
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