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The Quick-Fire Christmas Quiz

Charades or Monopoly? Roses or Quality Street? When it comes to Christmas – these are tough choices to make. We asked some of our favourite Bookends authors some suitably festive christmas questions in our Quick-Fire Christmas quiz!

Barbara Bourland, author of I’ll Eat When I’m Dead – ‘Biting, funny, brilliantly subversive’ Louise O’Neill’

Home or Away?

Away

Star on top of tree OR Fairy on top of tree?

Star

Roses OR Quality Street?

Quality Street

Turkey OR Alternative?

Alternative–Beef Tenderloin (we eat turkey on thanksgiving and no other holidays)

Queen’s Speech OR It’s a Wonderful Life?

It’s a Wonderful Life

Monopoly OR Charades?

Monopoly

Lights first on the tree OR Lights last? 

Lights First

Kirstie Allsopp, author of Kirstie’s Real Kitchen – take a look for some delcious recipe ideas in the run up to Christmas

Home OR Away?

Home

Star on top of tree OR Fairy on top of tree?

Fairy

Roses OR Quality Street?

Quality Street

Turkey OR Alternative?

Alternative (beef)

Queen’s Speech OR It’s a Wonderful Life?

Queen’s speech

Monopoly OR Charades?

Charades

Lights first on the tree OR Lights last? 

Who puts lights last?! Lights first, always.

Sheila O’Flanagan, author of Christmas With You – perfect for curling up with this Christmas

Home OR Away?

Both

Star on top of tree OR Fairy on top of tree?

Angel (we always had an angel as children, I guess she’s turned into a fairy now!)

Roses OR Quality Street?

Roses

Turkey OR Alternative?

Turkey

Queen’s Speech OR It’s a Wonderful Life?

The Sound of Music

Monopoly OR Charades?

Charades

Lights first on the tree OR Lights last?

Lights last

Jo Thomas, author of The Honey Farm on The Hill – escape the cold weather and head to the Cretan mountains

Home OR Away?

Home. I’ve tried away and I hate being away from the tree we’ve decorated with familiar family decorations that bring back so many memories.

Star on top of tree OR Fairy on top of tree?

Star, lit up with a single light. It always goes on the tree first.

Roses OR Quality Street?

Neither as I don’t eat sugar. I’d rather a big tub of twiglets.

Turkey OR Alternative?

Turkey, always. But with a smoked ham on the side.

Queen’s Speech OR It’s a Wonderful Life?

It’s a Wonderful Life.

Monopoly OR Charades?

Hmmmm, don’t know. Maybe charades. My family likes the chance to perform!

Lights first on the tree OR Lights last?

Lights first! You’ll only get a pickle trying to do them last!

Take a look at some more festive fun from our authors here…

What’s Your Go-to Christmas Dish? Featuring Louise O’ Neill, Laurie Graham, Della Parker, Stef Penney and Rebecca Tinnelly