Christmas Gift Goodies

Since I just posted my 2021 Holiday Reading List, and seeing as today’s Festive Tasks square reveal is actually for a square called “Holiday Shopping”, CrimeReads’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide sent me down another few rabbit holes. I happily took the plunge so you won’t have to … (or maybe you will, after all). You’re welcome. 😀

 



Book-inspired candles by Frostbeard Studios

Book cover mugs by Penguin UK

 

Only Murders in the Building Holy Trinity candles by flamingfeminist on Etsy

 

Book cover custom paintings by Ideal Bookshelf

 



1970s Pulp Fiction-style album covers by Todd Alcott on Etsy

 

Stanley Chow (of The New Yorker) signed art prints via Egoiste Gallery on Etsy

 

Murder Mystery game, Vintage Bookshelf Clue edition, and Agatha Christie book cover pyjama from Anthropologie

 


Book cover clutch bags by Olympia Le-Tan

 

Fictional hotel stationary notepaper from Books are Magic

 

Aaaad last but not least:

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick and The Chronicles of Harris Burdick, by Chris Van Allsburg: Eerie illustrations for stories never written, and the stories subsequently inspired by those illustrations, by a group of authors including Kate DiCamillo, Cory Doctorow, Stephen King, Tabitha King, Lois Lowry, Gregory Maguire, Walter Dean Myers,Louis Sachar, Lemony Snicket, and others.

Happy gift browsing!

 

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Literature Reviews Uncategorized

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit – Performed by Andy Serkis

Like its magnificent sequel, The Hobbit is, I think, many things to many people: the first exposition of the universe that would become Middle-earth; prelude to The Lord of the Rings; a bite-sized visit to Middle-earth whenever you don’t feel up to the full blow of the War of the Ring(s); one of the most […]

Read More
Literature Reviews

Karen Wynn Fonstad: The Atlas of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth

Blurb: “Find your way through every part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s great creation, from the Middle-earth of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings to the undying lands of the West … The Atlas of Tolkien’s Middle-earth is an essential guide to the geography of Middle-earth, from its founding in the Elder Days – as […]

Read More
Literature Reviews

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Lord of the Rings – Performed by Andy Serkis

In another online community, we recently talked about the new Andy Serkis Lord of the Rings recordings.  Well, it turns out that the pull of The Ring is still mighty strong, for however much it may have been destroyed in Mount Doom. I had barely gotten my hands on these audios and I found I […]

Read More
%d bloggers like this: