Tuesday, November 13

Christmas Dreaming (Frank Sinatra)

When the holidays roll around, we break out the 'Christmas Box' for special
out-loud reading time.  This is a box of books that are kept off to the side and considered special, only to be read during the Christmas season.  About mid-November, we'll pull down the box and start reading a new book aloud together as a family each night before bed.

One of my secret pleasures, too, is reading good Christmas books.  I love everything about the season, and don't just read them at the end of the year.  I've been known to pick up a good holiday read in the middle of August!  

Given our passion for reading, and for the season, we've spent some time coming up with our favorite Christmas books - both classics and some new ones that haven't been publicly released yet (hooray for Advanced Reader Copies!) - and are sharing it with you -- our favorite readers!

Download the Bibliophile's Christmas Wishlist  (fill out form below)
Broken down into five separate categories, this list includes everything you'll need to gear up for the holiday season.  It includes old classics as well as brand spankin' new reads.  This year, we've also added a gift guide and a special, craft-y gift designed just for you!  

The five categories include :
  • Kids' Inspirational
  • Kids' Fiction
  • Adult Inspirational
  • Adult Fiction
  • Non-fiction

If you don't have a Google account or the form doesn't work for any reason, please just drop us a line and we'll email it to you!

Twelve Days of Giveaways
Be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter so that you'll be in the loop when the Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaways begins in just a few short weeks!!  Email subscribers will be the first in on the action...with some behind-the-scenes subscriber-only giveaways....

We've teamed up with The Mommy Island and The Kids Did It for another giveaway hop.
One lucky reader will receive a mystery Christmas book prize box!!

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