Library Notes

Library Notes for December 14, 2023 

“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” ~Garrison Keillor 

Pam‘s Pick this week is: “Santa & Company” by Fern Michaels, this is a charming Christmas read about four friends reuniting for the holidays. Amy, Frankie, Rachael and Nina find it’s the season for new beginnings when an unexpected turn of events leads them to confront their pasts. This will be a Christmas to remember.   

New Fiction: “Losing Spring” by V.C. Andrews, “The Christmas Wager” by Holly Cassidy, “Resurrection Walk” by Michael Connelly, “Unnatural Death” by Patricia Cornwell, “The Watchmaker’s Hand” by Jeffery Deaver, “The Christmas Café” by Eliza Evans, “Calico” by Lee Goldberg, “Never Wager with a Wallflower” by Virginia Heath, this is the third book in the Merriwell Sisters series, “Betrayal” by Phillip Margolin, “My Darling Girl” by Jennifer McMahon, “Alex Cross Must Die” by James Patterson, “Testament” by Wilbur Smith, and “The Twelve Dogs of Christmas” by Susan Wiggs. 

New Christian Fiction: “The Long March Home: a World War II Novel of the Pacific” by Marcus Brotherton, “Christmas Every Day” by Linda Byler, “Just Once” by Karen Kingsbury, and “The Amish Matchmakers” by Beth Wiseman. 

New Mysteries: “Bulletproof Barista” by Cleo Coyle, this is a Coffeehouse Mystery, and “Christmas Mittens Murder” by Lee Hollis, Lynn Cahoon & Maddie Day. 

New Biography: “If You Would Have Told Me” by John Stamos. 

New Non-Fiction: “How to Know a Person” by David Brooks, “Stronger Than Infertility: the Essential Guide to Navigating Every Step of Your Journey” by Heather Hubman, “Energy Follows Though: the Stories Behind My Songs” by Willie Nelson, “Ghosts of Honolulu: a Japanese Spy, a Japanese American Spy Hunter, and the Untold Story of Pearl Harbor” by Mark Harman, “The Sisterhood: the Secret History of Women at the CIA” by Liza Mundy, “Fast Like a Girl: a Woman’s Guide to Using the Healing Power of Fasting and Burn Fat, Boost Energy, and Balance Hormones” by Mindy Pelz, “Christmas From the Heart” by Better Homes and Gardens, and “Emperor of Rome” by Mary Beard.  

New Audio Books: “The Secret” by Lee Child, “Second Act” by Danielle Steel, “12 Months to Live” by James Patterson, and “Just Once” by Karen Kingsbury. 

New Movies: “Next Stop Christmas,” “Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas,” “Scooby-Doo! And Krypto, Too!: Original Movie,” “Oppenheimer,” and “The Mistletoe Secret.” 

New TV Season: “Charlie’s Angels” season 2, and “George & Tammy” (miniseries.) 

Happy Christmas Reading! 

Pam Metts, Director