First day of December

A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas

Which was yesterday, of course, which here means the HOT first day of summer – and means putting up the Christmas decorations, and wrapping presents. I’m not finished, especially as our new tree is HUGE. We do a big, fancy two Christmas thing (25th of December AND the 6th-7th of January for Ukrainian Catholic Christmas).

I also picked up a favourite Christmas read: A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas. My review is HERE.

I was dismayed to learn they are no longer making it in hardback, with the old-style paper. It really added to the Victorian Christmas feel, and my copy is getting a bit old, so I wanted another the same.

However, it is now available in paperback and in eBook, and this is one book you should get in paper form because of the gorgeous cover (even if the fashions are three or four decades out of date for the setting of the book!).

However, I went to read my favourite parts, and realised I’ve remembered them wrong! There are two quotes I always thought were in this book, but they’re not there. I was so sure I had them right in my memory… I wonder what book I am thinking of.

However, if you want a true Christmas book, without the cheese, but with a full romance, it is my top recommendation.

Some pictures of getting ready yesterday. The blue-gold-silver theme was an accident, but it is VERY Ukrainian.

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For no reason, also here is our first summer sunset:

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5 thoughts on “First day of December

  1. I love A Wallflower Christmas not only for the delicious romance but we also get to catch up with all my favourite Wallflower heroes and heroines. I think it just perfect reading for the holiday period.

    1. What I love best about the catch-ups is that they seem like their real characters, and they do more than just sit around with lots of babies. It’s one of the few books where I like meeting with old heroes and heroines like that. Plus the main romance is so good. 🙂

  2. Pingback: The Week: 28th November – 4th December | Sonya's Stuff

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