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December 2020

Amee: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas. A Court of Thorns and Roses is the first in the series by Sarah J. Maas. The author uses the Beauty and the Beast fairytale as the premise for the story but it is definitely not Disney. There is intrigue, romance, and violence as the main character Freye navigates the Fairy realm to save her true love, Tamlin and his Spring Court from the evil Amarantha.


Karen: Bonte’s Mistress by Fiona Austin. Rich woman falls for her son’s tutor, Branwell, brother to the Bonte sisters.


Mary: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman. Four friends in a retirement community meet every Thursday to try to solve cold cases. There are plenty of twist and turns to keep you guessing.


Megan: 5 More Sleeps ‘til Christmas by Jimmy Fallon. Help your little ones get ready for the most exciting week of the year by counting how many sleeps till Christmas! Jimmy Fallon’s book is sweet and silly and will surely be a hit with your kids.


A Winter Walk in the City by Cathy Goldberg Fishman. While on a walk in the city a child notices all the different holidays that are celebrated during this season.


Katie: The Diviners by Libba Bray. Seventeen year old Evie O’Neill is exiled from her small town in Ohio and shipped off to New York City in 1926 to live with her Uncle Will, curator of the Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult. A series of murders surrounding the occult occur putting Evie and her Uncle right in the middle of the investigation. Evie’s been keeping a secret that could help them catch the killer.


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