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Thursday, December 14, 2017

#CoverCrush: Christmas Oranges

I will freely admit that I judge books by their covers. The cover is usually what first captures my attention when browsing Goodreads or Netgalley. Actually, in all honesty, it isn't just usually, it's pretty much all the time. The cover determines if I look at the synopsis and reviews.

One of our family's Christmas traditions is that we read stories on Christmas Eve. Everyone shares a favorite story or two. We did this when I was a girl and as a result, I have collected Christmas books. Each year my mother gives my sisters and me a new Christmas book. So, when I begin decorating for Christmas, that big box of books comes out and replaces the traditional books on my living room shelf for the month.

One of my favorite stories is Christmas Oranges. It is a beautiful story of kindness. I can't read it without crying.

And this image, perfectly captures Rose's longing for the sweet magic of Christmas.

What about you? Any book covers capture your attention this week?

Cover Crush is a weekly series that originated with Erin at Flashlight Commentary. If you want to check out some other terrific bloggers and what their Cover Crush posts look like, you can do that here: The Maiden's Court, Flashlight Commentary, A Bookaholic SwedeLayered PagesA Literary VacationOf Quills and Vellum.

1 comment:

  1. I keep all my Christmas books in a big festive basket throughout the year. In December, I place it in my living room so the whole family can enjoy the holiday stories. It's one of my favorite holiday traditions!