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Many readers determine their reading choices by the season. Summer, for example, brings the perfect weather for comedy or romance, while autumn provides a chill best accompanied by a chilling horror read. And then there's winter; the best time of the year for wrapping up indoors in front of a crackling fire with a good book in your hands, suitable for a multitude of thrilling genres all bookworms can enjoy. The coldest season is one most readers anticipate, as it provides us all with an excuse to enjoy the frosty months tucked away and buried in the pages. So, now that winter is here, we've made a short list of the best genres to get stuck into at this time of the year.
The Christmas month is finally here, and the festive celebrations are in full swing - and with Christmas celebrations, of course, comes Christmas shopping. To make your gift-giving just a little easier this year, we've selected five of our most treasured seasonal reads that would make the perfect present for the stocking of a friend or loved one - because Christmas is always better with a book!
Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was perhaps one of the greatest writers of fiction and the fantastical, well... ever. His works remain more influential and beloved today than ever, with his most popular tales and stories continuously being adapted into a variety of mediums, such as television, film, and stage performances. In celebration of this wonderful writer who gave us so much to cherish, between the November dates of his birth and his passing, here are just a few of his legendary writings to sink your teeth into.