Wednesday, December 6, 2017

A Literary Christmas Challenge 2017

A Literary Christmas 2017 is hosted by In the Bookcase, though I learned about it via The Edge of the Precipice.

It's pretty simple - pick your Christmas reads for 2017, write a blog post about them, and of course link back to In the Bookcase.

For the past two years, I've read three short Christmas stories. No particular reason for three - so no particular reason for two this year.

2015 and 2016 selections

If you obliged me, and clicked the hyperlinks above, you will see that I read Dickens' A Christmas Carol in 2015 and The Cricket on the Hearth in 2016. I'll finish with Dickens' third most famous short - The Chimes this year.

And I'll also read The Night Before Christmas by Nikolai Gogol (alternately titled, Christmas Eve).

Hope you join the challenge, but importantly, I hope you enjoy a very merry and blessed Christmas!

The Wanderer

Live justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with thy God.



  1. You can also join us in Dickens in December if you like.

    1. Thanks Fanda, I'll do that. (seems like cheating a bit though, one Dickens' short story :) )

  2. Hi Joseph, welcome to A Literary Christmas challenge. So glad you could join us this year!

    Now, I'm certainly a Dickens fan. But as I think of those Christmas stories you mentioned of his, I've only read one: A Christmas Carol. So one day I really need to read the others like you have! (or as you will be, as the case may be...)

    Enjoy your holiday books. I look forward to hearing more about them.

    Merry reading!


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