Have Yourself a Literary Christmas by Wendy H. Jones

 


As it's December I am definitely allowed to talk about Christmas this month. We all know the real meaning of Christmas, celebrating the birth of Christ, but, let's face it, Christmas is also about spending time with loved ones and for buying and unwrapping presents. I love receiving books for Christmas and I also love receiving journals. I equally enjoy giving them as presents. So, I thought I would not only talk about books in this blog but about literary gifts in general. These are just a selection of books, journals and gifts that caught my eye. Whilst I have read some of them, I haven't read them all. I just think they would make great gifts. The prices vary but I've tried to keep things under £15 as I know times are hard at present (definitely no pun intended). Some of them are from ACW authors, others are just random books I like the look of. 

Books

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Deadly Traditions - a Christmas anthology written by twelve authors including me.
Hidden Christmas - a look at the women involved with Christmas by Timothy Keller
The Centauri Survivors - a YA scifi fantasy by Andrew Chamberlain
The Diary of Isabella M Smugge - chick lit by Ruth Leigh
Murder on the Christmas Express - cozy mystery by Alexandra Benedict

Journals

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I Am A Queen - by Amanda Bedzrah
The Healing Journal - by Joy Margetts

Notebooks

Hamlet Notebook by the Literary Gift Company

 Notes Notebook by Notes of London

 A Room Of One's Own Notebook by the Literary Gift Company

Mugs

 Mug from the Literary Gift Company

 Jane Austen Heat Transfiguration Mug 

These are literally just ideas from the top of my head. I have no skin in the game and receive nothing if you buy any of them, apart from the deadly traditions book of course where I and all the other authors share the royalties. I merely thought it would be fun to see what literary gifts were available. Now, what I would like  you to do is join in and post your recommendations in the comments below. These can be your own or others books. Then, we can all have fun choosing from them and supporting authors and reading fro Christmas. 

Have a fabulous Christmas when it comes and I hope all your presents are literary. 

About the Author
Wendy H Jones is the Amazon #1 international best-selling author of the award winning DI Shona McKenzie Mysteries. Her Young Adult Mystery, The Dagger’s Curse was a finalist in the Woman Alive Readers' Choice Award. She is also The President of the Scottish Association of Writers, an international public speaker, and runs conferences and workshops on writing, motivation and marketing. Wendy is the founder of Crime at the Castle, Scotland’s newest Crime Festival. She is the editor of a Lent Book, published by the Association of Christian Writers and also the editor of the Christmas Anthology from the same publisher. Her first children's book, Bertie the Buffalo, was released in December 2018. Motivation Matters: Revolutionise Your Writing One Creative Step at a Time, was released in May 2019. The Power of Why: Why 23 Women Took the Leap to Start Their Own Business was released on 29th June, 2020. Marketing Matters: Sell More Books was released on 31st July 2020. Bertie Goes to the Worldwide Games will be released on 5th May, 202,  and the third book in the Fergus and Flora Mysteries will be published in 2021. Her new author membership Authorpreneur Accelerator Academy launched in January 2021. Creativity Matters: Find Your Passion for Writing the third book in her Writing Matters Series was published in September 2021. Wendy's latest release is Killer's Curse, the seventh book in the DI Shona McKenzie Mysteries. Wendy is represented by Amy Collins of Talcott Notch Literary Services. 











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