- Lena Rubio
Christmastime Book Recommendations
Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
If you’re looking for an intriguing, fictional murder mystery with a winter spirit, then check out « Murder on the Orient Express ». Follow Hercule Poirot, a world-renowned detective, as he attempts to solve his most brain-twisting crime yet!
Hercule Poirot’s Christmas (Agatha Christie)
If you’re looking for a murder mystery but need some more Christmas spirit, check out this book. The story happens during Christmas, giving it the holiday energy you might be looking for. A large family reunion is set to take place, but one of them is brutally killed before they can enjoy each other’s company again. Watch Poirot crack this case, and guess along as he pieces together the puzzle pieces of this mystery.
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
Little Women is a classic, coming-of-age book, telling the story of the March sisters (Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy). When reading this book, you can feel as though you are growing up with them, as you gain a personal insight into their intertwined lives. As they grow, see their bonds stay strong, even as they find their ways in the adult world.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
This well-known classic is about a mystical place discovered through a harmless game of hide and seek. 4 siblings enter the Land of Narnia, ruled by the White Witch. After overhearing locals tell their stories, they decide whether to help this different world of beings overcome the malicious Witch.
The Night Circus (Erin Morgenstern)
This book is a fantasy fiction about the two opposing forces of magic – old and new - set in the 19th century. Only open at night, Le Cirque des Rêves, hosts a competition: a duel to the death. Two young magicians are set to fight, but despite themselves end up falling in love with each other. Read it to see how the story pans out…