Belles With Books #7

In this special holiday episode of Belles with Books, Mirandia and Bianca discuss their top reads of the year, some favorite Christmas stories, and Mirandia makes Bianca cry one more time. The girls also give an update to a viral author rumor and discuss their favorite holiday adaptations. Join in the craziness, and maybe find your favorite book along the way! 

Mirandia’s Top 5 of 2022

  1. Horror Hotel by Victoria Fulton and Faith McClaren
  2. Vampire Knitting Club (1-9) by Nancy Warren
  3. Mythos by Stephen Fry
  4. The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark
  5. The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James

Bianca’s Top 5 of 2022

  1. Gallant by V.E. Schwab
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  3. Under the Whispering Door by T.J. Klune
  4. HorrorStor by Grady Hendrix 
  5. I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jeanette McCurdy 

Maybe Not For Us

  1. Viscount Who Loved Me—-Bridgerton Series #2
  2. The Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody
  3. Don’t Fear the Reaper—Lake Witch Trilogy #2 by Stephen Graham Jones
  4. The Library of the Dead by T. L. Huchu 
  5. The Ex Hex by Erin Sterling
  6. The Secret by Eva Hoffman 

Others Mentioned

The Velveteen Rabbit 

The Polar Express

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Slashing Through the Snow by Jacqueline Frost 

The Witches of Moonshyne Manor by Bianca Marais

The Mad Women’s Ball by Victoria Mas

The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

The Invisible War by Chip Ingram

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Holiday Shop by Maggie Knox

Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan

Snowed in for Christmmas by Sarah Morgan

Talk Santa to Me by Linda Urban