Saturday, December 26, 2015

Stacking the Shelves (77)

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Share all of the bookish goodies you got during the week!

Gifted:

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

I'm a huge fan of The Princess Bride movie but have never read the book. A couple of my friends found out and so for Christmas they gave me the book! They also gifted my family a diabetic friendly hot chocolate mix and I was so, so happy because what a coincidence! I'd just recently read about a Christmas Eve tradition in Iceland where people gift each other books and spend the night reading with chocolate. Because of this tradition, more books are published at Christmastime in Iceland and the whole tradition is called Jolabokafloo, which apparently translates to Christmas Book Flood! Isn't that the best tradition ever? I love the sound of it and would really like to make it one I celebrate every year. My friends and I celebrated Christmas together on the 23rd, so their awesome gift ensured I had a Happy Jolabokafloo!

Did Santa bring you any great books for Christmas?

9 comments:

  1. I feel like such a loser... I've never even watched the movie :( But I've heard great things!! I hope you love the book :)
    Danielle @ Life With Two Boys

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  2. I should reread the book sometime... but I've never seen the movie, so I think we're equal!

    My STS.

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  3. Ooh very nice! I read this one a few times in my youth! Amid watching the movie a million times that is!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by then!

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  4. I love The Princess Bride book SO much, it is hilarious! Hope you had a great Christmas!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings Enter my 2nd Annual Blogoversary Giveaway

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  5. I haven't read the book or watched the movie. I hope you enjoy the book :-) I got quite a few books for Christmas!

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  6. I hope you enjoy your book, I have a small list also!

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  7. What a unique tradition. Chocolate and books - great combo. Hope you have a great holiday weekend.

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  8. I've not read this book or the movie! Enjoy!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  9. Happy Jolabokafloo - love that! Books and chocolate - awesome combo. I love The Princess Bride movie and have yet to read it, too. Happy reading ;-)

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