by Dee Hare, Librarian
The countdown to Christmas has begun! If you’re looking for something to put you in the holiday mood, check out some of the great new seasonal materials we’ve received at the library. They include:
The characters from Mary Kay Andrews’ novels set in Savannah return in her newest holiday novella Christmas Bliss. Antique store owner Weezie Foley is becoming more and more agitated as the holidays approach. Her upcoming wedding to her long-time love Daniel is coming up plus her best friend BeBe is due to give birth at any minute!
Cold Snap by Allison Brennan finds Lucy Kincaid and her family just trying to survive the holidays. When a blizzard strands Lucy and her boyfriend in a Denver hotel with a dead body, she becomes more and more anxious as she’s in a hurry to return home to San Diego where her father has just been hospitalized after being shot by a man with a deadly vendetta.
In A Simple Christmas Wish by Melody Carlson, Rachel Milligan unexpectedly becomes the guardian to her seven year old niece Holly. After the two make their way from Chicago to the Ohio Amish countryside Rachel calls home, family secrets emerge and old wounds are healed as they find out what family truly means at Christmastime. Other holiday Christian fiction titles include For Every Season by Cindy Woodsmall and Peace: A Critenden County Christmas from Shelley Shepard Gray.
Other new titles by your favorite authors include White Christmas by Diana Palmer, A Proposal for Christmas by Lina Lael Miller, A Christmas Hope by Anne Perry and Merry Humbug Christmas by Sandra D. Bricker.
New picture books include Christmas Mouse by Anne Mortimer which finds Mouse staying very busy decorating the tree, wrapping presents and delivering treats to friends as Christmas time approaches. The Christmas Wish by Lori Evert is illustrated by photographs as it tells the story of young Anya, who wishes more than anything to be one of Santa’s elves. Other new titles include Hanukkah Bear by Eric Kimmel and How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas by Jane Yolen.
We look forward to seeing everyone soon at the library.