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Dickens, Dash and Lily - Reviews by Anna, Teen Blogger

Looking for something different to read over the holidays? Try this classic; then I dare you to read the other one... 

A Christmas Carol book cover

A Christmas Carol  by Charles Dickens is a story that most of us know from watching the endless numbers of movie adaptations, but how many of us have actually read the book? I certainly hadn’t until this year.

I was never a huge fan of the many movies of this classic story, however I was pleasantly surprised by the book. I really enjoyed the writing style, and it added a certain intangible something that made me quite like it.

I would recommend A Christmas Carol for anyone who wants to get in the Christmas spirit.


Dash and Lily's Book of dares - book cover

Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan is a slightly less obvious holiday read.

The book is set around Christmas, but there is no lesson about Christmas spirit, and there certainly aren’t any flying reindeer.

Dash and Lily meet through a red Moleskin notebook. They pass it back and forth by leaving it around New York City. It is a cute, light read that would be wonderful for reading with a cup of hot chocolate while it is snowing (or raining) outside.


Happy Holidays,

Anna, Teen Blogger


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