Mitzi is a screen name, the woman behind the blog is actually the little-known Sarah Lundy, a mother of two who is better known by the PTA as the mom who doesn’t volunteer as much as she should.
The third release in an annual anthology, Boom Box Mix Tape 2016, brings us stories from Lumberjanes, The Backstagers, Giant Days, Goldie Vance and SLAM! Jam-packed with familiar characters and all-new content, this particular Mix Tape is focused on actual songs.
There is absolutely nothing bah humbug about this book. Losing yourself in the magic and “Christmassyness” of it all is a wonderful addition to any Christmas reading traditions, and may just have become one of mine.
Accompanying a video, Anne Logan’s Holiday Advent Calendar shows one book review everyday, following the Advent Calendar. If you’re a fan of holiday countdowns, be sure to catch up on Anne Logan’s reviews from last week and from the very beginning!
Netflix and amazon and all those other things that everyone has at the touch of a button or the swipe of a smart phone these days are all well and good but I still put a trip to the cinema high on my list of favorite, and in particular favorite autumn / winter things to do.
Belgrava certainly provides all the above and below stairs gossip and drama any period drama fan might be looking for.
Sometimes we miss out on some amazing titles that don’t make it on these lists, so for my most recent book segment on the CBC, I wanted to draw attention to the hidden gems that are still worth our time.