Books, the year’s books, and Christmas books

Say what? It’s December? Really? Very funny. *checks calendar* *screams* You mean it’s 2016? Anyway, so, I don’t have an inkling as to where this year bloody went to. I think I was busy having a coffee and a cigarette on the doorstep and 2016 just snuck around the back. Which means: It’s nearly time…

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Reading through 2015 – my favourite books of the year

Have a good Christmas? Yes? No? Sort of, but shouldn’t have had so much sherry that you kissed your Grandma with a bit too much tongue? Great!

Now give your Grandma her dentures back because it’s time for the obligatory BEST-OF post, right? While you’re recovering from an overdose of turkey and alcohol-fuelled Christmas pudding, here’s my top five favourite reads of 2015. Read them now, seriously. Don’t make me threaten you with all the left over toffee pennies.

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In search of creepy, festive reads

So, apparently, I blinked and there’s been a whole year of happenings and tinkerings and we’re nearly at Christmas AGAIN. I mean, that means 2016 is around the corner. That means there’s elves being put on shelves (and I’m not sure if they’re happy about it, or why people do it, but it’s a thing,…

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Winter is coming

I’m not talking about Game of Thrones. I’m not about to launch into a Jon Snow epic. In fact, I might be the only person I know who … [su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”Spoiler Alert: GOT fans yet to finish the last series click here at your own risk”] … cheered when he died. I mean –…

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An offering of festive cheer

I will, officially, admit that it’s pretty much ok to talk about Christmas now. And that being the case, ’tis time to wish you a wonderfully merry and festive seasonal greeting. I hope the cockles of your hearts are warmed, your glasses are full, and your fires are lit well enough to keep the zombies…

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Halloween is over… but Christmas is coming

Goddammit, where the bleeding hell did Halloween go? Where did all the cobwebs and pumpkins and ghost stories around the campfire go? (Well, maybe not campfire. Maybe electric heater next to worn armchair, your legs covered by a blanket and one hand grasping a glass of wine.) Either way, why is everyone talking about Christmas…

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