Happy Joloblokaflod from the Horgan family! Thanks to The Mama, Ale, Crystal Clear, and faintingviolet!! Please note, the Patriots fleece blanket is not in the photo — joemyjoe is already reading a book underneath it and will not give it up! Thanks all! Happy holidays! Scootsa1000, Bunnybean, Joemyjoe, and Loubear
Yay Book Exchange and LaurenH! I think that’s the awesome one’s name; I may have forgotten the note at home while I’m visiting family 900 miles away. I’ll check on that next week to be sure 🤗
One of the purest joys of the holiday season is doing my best to match the right gifter to the correct giftee. When we manage to to send just the right gift, and the bliss getting a book just for you, is one of my favorite traditions. I have been in a cooking rut, and I knew resident Cannonball Foodie ardaigle would probably have an idea of a cookbook that should be sitting on my kitchen counter. I wasn’t wrong, and it comes with an awesome […]
Earlier this year, when someone posted an article on Facebook about the Icelandic tradition of Jolabokaflod (Yule book flood), my mom, sister, and I were like, “We’re so doing this.” What’s not to like about hunkering down on Christmas Eve, drinking cocoa, giving each other books, and then spending the evening reading. Thanks to Caitlin, I now have both the books and a mug to start this tradition. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
So this is my first book exchange. The lovely Teresa Electro got me in the exchange. She sent me a box with three wrapped (!) books inside, plus a bookmark. She even sent a handwritten card! She either read through my Goodreads “to read” pile, or looked through my CBR reviews, because she sent me books I ABSOLUTELY want to read. I’m so excited about reading these books! I was so excited when I opened the box that I started taking pictures of the books […]