December Wrap Up – The one where I fly through books quicker than usual

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December. The month of festivities. Christmas creeping closer, the streets bustling more as people hurriedly buy gifts for others. Everything is suddenly strung with lights and tinsel, lighting the world up for the final month of the year. There’s a happy atmosphere surrounding the air, gently concealing the stress levels Christmas can bring.

December brings along the Christmas break. A break from work, a break from college, a break to recover from the year. A break…to READ.

Okayy, that’s obviously not the universal reason for the Christmas/End of Year break but it sure as hell is MINE.

So let’s see what December brought!

There’s also a video version of this post if you’d like the see, combined with my January TBR! Click here to see! (though I forgot to mention one of the books – doh!)

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Illustrated Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets by J.K.Rowling and Jim Kay | A wonderful book to collect and reread around Christmas time

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AT LAST! I READ THIS BOOK!

I got this book at the end of October and have been saving it specifically for the run up to Christmas. I was originally planning to leave it right until the last week of the countdown (that being this week), but after having some…let’s say not so good reads lately, I needed something that was guaranteed to be a good ‘n.

This is going to be a short review, specifically for the illustrated edition. Do we even need review of the Harry Potter series anymore?

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Let’s talk about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Illustrated Edition!

Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Illustrated Edition

Author: J.K.Rowling, Illustrated by Jim Kay

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Series Status: The 2nd book in the Harry Potter series

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

Number of Pages:  259

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Exploring The Chamber of Secrets – Once Again (Reread)

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*All reviews I write are spoiler free*

It was about time I reread this series.

One book every month. Let’s do this!

Let’s revisit Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets!

Chamber of Secrets

Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: JK Rowling

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Series Status: The 2nd book in the Harry Potter series

Number of Pages: 251

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