The Magic of Christmas: Holiday Stories of Fantasy & Science Fiction

by Dennis L. McKiernan, Gael Baudino, Andre Norton, Christopher Stasheff, Judith Tarr | Science Fiction & Fantasy | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0451451902 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingKateKintailwing of Burke, Virginia USA on 12/23/2016
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Journal Entry 1 by wingKateKintailwing from Burke, Virginia USA on Friday, December 23, 2016
Bought this at a library used book sale.

Journal Entry 2 by wingKateKintailwing at Alexandria, Virginia USA on Friday, December 23, 2016

Released 2 yrs ago (1/2/2017 UTC) at Alexandria, Virginia USA

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Giving to a friend as part of her Christmas present! Enjoy!

Journal Entry 3 by wingmelydiawing at Centreville, Virginia USA on Sunday, January 08, 2017
Received from my good friend KateKintail for Christmas. Thanks so much!

Ooh, there's a story by Christopher Stasheff in here. He's the father of one of my childhood (and ever since) friends. Looking forward to it!

Journal Entry 4 by wingmelydiawing at Centreville, Virginia USA on Saturday, January 13, 2018
I don't read anthologies very often but a friend gave this to me because it has a Christopher Stasheff story in it I hadn't read. Like most anthologies, it is a mixed bag, but the majority are quite pleasant reads, all related to Christmas in some form. The only sour note was Gael Baudino's "Tidings of Comfort and Joy", which had a lame story and one-dimensional characters. But the rest were charming. I think my favorite might have been "I Sing of a Maiden" by Judith Tarr, but then I always was a sucker for time travel, however subtle. If you can overlook (or skip) Baudino's story, it's a good book for reading by the fireplace.

Journal Entry 5 by wingmelydiawing at Starbucks (Frontier Drive) in Springfield, Virginia USA on Saturday, March 17, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (3/17/2018 UTC) at Starbucks (Frontier Drive) in Springfield, Virginia USA

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Bringing to today's BCinDC meetup. If no one claims it, it'll go on the OBCZ shelf.
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Journal Entry 6 by wingSqueakyChuwing at Rockville, Maryland USA on Saturday, March 17, 2018
Thank you so much for sharing this book with me at the Springfield, Virginia, Starbucks* meetup of BCinDC. I'll be saving it to release in my Little Free Library of Twinbrook (#7720).

* I tried the "blonde" coffee today at Starbucks. It tastes as bad as all other Starbucks coffee. :(

I'm releasing this book for the following challenge:

***The 2018 What's in a Name Release Challenge. The title of the book includes the names MAGIC and CHRIS.

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Journal Entry 8 by wingSqueakyChuwing at Rockville, Maryland USA on Wednesday, December 26, 2018
I selected this book from the Little Free Library of Twinbrook (#7720) to travel elsewhere...

Released 2 mos ago (4/28/2019 UTC) at Day of the Book (street festival) on Howard Avenue in Kensington, Maryland USA

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