If you aren't sure what Jólabókaflóð is, you are in for a treat. It is the greatest holiday tradition you never knew about, and will want to work into your holiday from now on~if you're a book lover, that is. And I'm guessing, since you're here, you are! Jólabókaflóð is the Icelandic tradition of giving books as gifts on the eve of the holiday, then spending the day/evening reading them while enjoying a hot beverage of your choice, often jólabland (orange soda and malt/beer). Myself, I go for hot cocoa, but you do you. Jólabókaflóð (pronounced yo-la-bok-a-flot) originated circa world war II when many things were rationed, but paper wasn't one of them. Couple that with Icelanders deeply ingrained love for books, and it swiftly became a tradition embraced and beloved by the entire country. In mid-November, a catalogue of new book releases is created, everyone puts in their orders, and then the books are given as gifts on the eve of the holiday and everyone nestles i
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My Children of Fenrir holiday story, Dared & Decorated, is out in the world! You can find it in Magic Beneath the Mistletoe: Volume 1 the anthology from Mystic Owl. The best part, is that all proceeds to go the Girls Write Now charity. And, the anthology is only .99 cents for the ebook! Content warning: Every story in it is hot enough to melt the ice from your holiday season! There is a second volume of amazing stories available as well. For Magic Beneath the Mistletoe Volume 2 , click THIS LINK . IN BOOK NEWS: I am so close to finishing the first novel in a spin-off series based on the seeker in the Children of Fenrir novels. It is tenatively titled, the Shifter Seeker series. You'll be seeing the first in the series summer of 2022!