The festive season is fast approaching, and whether you’re looking for some literary gift ideas, or simply want to treat yourself, check out some of Northbank’s Christmas titles for a dose of festive cheer!
Alfie the Christmas Cat by Rachel Wells
The latest in the Sunday Times bestselling series sees the residents of Edgar Road coming together to put on a festive show. As December approaches, plans are in full swing: auditions are being held, props are being built, Alfie and George are rehearsing daily, and everyone is having a very merry time.
But then things start to go wrong. And when the residents arrive at the theatre one morning to discover their set has been trashed, it becomes clear someone is trying to sabotage their performance. Alfie and George know it’s up to them to find the culprit and save the day. Because, after all, the show must go on…
The New Way to Cake by Benjamina Ebuehi
We all know that Christmas is a time for overindulgence, and Bake Off alumni Benjamina offers up an array of delicious yet minimal treats in her debut cookbook.
Benjamina’s groundbreaking recipes put flavor at the forefront by letting the star ingredients – toasted nuts, fragrant spices, bold herbs and ripe fruit – do all the work. Creations like Plum & Black Pepper Cake, Masala-Chai Carrot Cake and Caramelized Plantain Upside-Down Cake are as impressive as they are simple. The perfect Christmas gift, or a treat for yourself to inspire some festive baking…
Christmas in Chamonix by Sasha Wagstaff
Lily Jackson is stuck in a rut at her job and when her plan to kick-start a romance with her childhood friend Jamie goes drastically wrong, she decides it’s time for a change. Spurred on by best-friend Imogen, Lily leaves her dull London life for a job at a hotel in Chamonix, snow-capped mountains, and a lot of Christmas spirit.
Can Lily build a new life in Chamonix, or is she on a slippery slope to disappointment? Sasha Wagstaff’s latest novel is a heart-warming and feel-good Christmas rom-com, guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit.