Day: December 18, 2018

BookLikes Imports Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reviews

J.A. Jance: Desert Heat

24 Festive Tasks: Door 15 – St. Nicholas’ Day / Sinterklaas, Book: Read a book with an orange or red cover or with nuts, chocolate or coins on the cover, set in The Netherlands or Germany, by a Dutch or German author, or with canals or beer on the cover. I needed a break from […]

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Bibliomancy

24 Festive Tasks: Door 18 – Winter Solstice / Yuletide, Task 1: Bibliomancy: Grab one of your larger books and flip to the indicated page and line number to answer the following questions – then post those answers for us: Will I read all the books on my TBR?  (page 378, line 29) Will any […]

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A Christmas Book Flood

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – St. Lucia’s Day, Task 1: In honor of the Icelandic Jólabókaflóðið / Yule Book Flood tradition, create a (virtual or physical) “book flood” and post a picture of it. A book flood of the print and audio CD part of this year’s Christmas reads (both completed and yet to […]

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My Wassail Bowl and Favorite Spicy Drink

24 Festive Tasks: Door 13 – Advent, Task 3; and Door 24 – Epiphany, Task 4: The tradition of carol singing in the Advent / holiday season is linked to the old Anglo-Saxon (and medieval) custom of wassailing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wassailing).  Prepare an apple cider wassail bowl or a wassail bowl containing your favorite drink or fruit.  […]

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The “Festivus” Google Search Results Page

24 Festive Tasks: Door 19 – Festivus, Task 4: Google the word “Festivus” and tell us or take a screenshot of what you see at the left border of the results page.   This cracks me up, every single time.     Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1820088/24-festive-tasks-door-19-festivus-task-4-festivus-google-search-results-page

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Festivus Pole: The Feline Version

24 Festive Tasks: Door 19 – Festivus, Task 2: Take a picture of your Festivus Pole (and remember this is a family site).   There is only one Festivus pole in this household, and it is entirely owned by the resident felines (even if the right of possession is sometimes subject to minor dispute):   […]

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