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5 Reasons To Read 'A Christmas Carol'...

Yes it’s March, but having started Charles Dickens’ classic, ‘A Christmas Carol’, during the Christmas break and having to put it down for other things, I got around to finishing it last week. 351 more words

Book Reviews

What to do with Port Wine, Victorian style

Our problem was a bottle of port wine, and our solution came from a Victorian cook. The drink was called the Oxford Bishop.

We bought the port assuming that it might be sweeter than our normal pallet, but after one sip I knew we’d made a mistake. 241 more words


Do a Grouch a Favor Day

Some people think grouches should be shipped off to a foreign island to make scrunchy faces and sneer at one another. On 364 days of the year, I’m one of them. 247 more words


Marly's Ghost by David Levithan

Received from NetGalley for review.

Marly’s Ghost by David Levithan is a reimagining of a well-known classic, A Christmas Carol. Instead of taking place at Christmas… 388 more words

Fanfiction Friday - Two Worlds, One Tale

One category of Fanfiction that is really interesting if it’s pulled off right is crossovers. On the other hand, it can also be a sure-fire recipe for chaos if you’re not sure what you’re doing. 434 more words


'Marly's Ghost' by David Levithan ***

David Levithan’s Marly’s Ghost is a ‘remix’ of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.  The whole has been given a ‘Valentine’s twist’ to further set it apart from its original.  591 more words

Final Thoughts on Scrooged

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a work that has been the subject of many holiday movies. Some follow the story without adding a whole lot. 643 more words

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