Spotlight On | Winter Reads ’15

With schools, colleges and even work places shutting for the festive season of Christmas, we often find ourselves bored or with little to do. The TV channels only show repeats or Christmas movies you’ve already seen a thousand times, and you have no where to turn.

Well look no further! These four stunning Christmas reads come from me to you as a present this joyful season. Most of these are from my favourite book website of all – Wattpad! Don’t be put off by the stigma around the website – believe it or not, it’s thriving with would-be authors if you look hard enough.

Title | A Christmas Carol
Author | Charles Dickens
Pages | 104 pages
Release Date | December 1843
Find it on Goodreads and Amazon

Cruel mister Ebeneezer Scrooge has never met a shilling he doesn’t like…and hardly a man he does. And he hates Christmas most of all. When Scrooge is visited by his old partner, Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet to Come, he learns eternal lessons of charity, kindness, and goodwill. Experience a true Victorian Christmas!

Title | Twelve Ways to Spend One’s Christmas Eve
Author | ‘defend’
Publisher | Wattpad
Release Date | December 2013
Find it on Wattpad

Anna dislikes being stuck three-quarters of the way down a chimney. She really does.

Not to mention, she’s still going round North America, and there’s, like, three continents still to get through in about as many hours.

Title | Alaska
Author | Bella Johsnon
Pages | 480 pages
Publisher | Dream Big Publishing
Release Date | December 2013
Find it on Goodreads and Amazon

When Chloe Pryce’s final careless mistake lands her in Polar, Alaska, she is greeted by not only the frigid temperatures, but also the town’s finest and fiercest; Grayson Holtz. However, not everything is as it seems in the small, remote Alaskan town and Chloe, well she’s about to get caught up in it all.

Title | Snow Kissed
Author | Bella Johsnon
Pages | 400 pages
Publisher | Dream Big Publishing
Release Date | February 2014
Find it on Goodreads

Amy Black always spends Christmas alone, but this year, her best friend; Elizabeth Saltz, convinces her to make the drive up to a swanky ski resort. However single, attractive and feisty, Amy doesn’t quite get that far. As dusk hits and a snow storm comes in, her sleek city car with it’s inadequate tires, lands her dodging one of santa’s reindeer and into a tree on the side of the road, unconscious.
But that’s only the start of her Christmas nightmare, waking up in Ean Hunter’s cabin is just the cheery on top.
Who needs mistletoe when you’re snowed in?

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