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December 2022 staff picks

Amee: The Winners by Fredrik Backman (humorous)

Backman, author of The Man Called Ove, completes the Beartown trilogy with

The Winners. Backman has created interesting characters and intertwined lives

in a small hockey-loving, forest town. The story has both happy and sad moments which made it hard to put down. If you enjoyed A Man Called Ove, give this trilogy a try.


Other November Reads

Christmas at the Cupcake Café by Jenny Colgan (women’s)

The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham (thriller/suspense)

Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews (Libby app) (fantasy)


Dawn: Northwind by Gary Paulsen (youth) 

A boy's battle to stay alive on the sea. Gary Paulsen's final novel. 


Karen: Haven by Emma Donoghue (historical)

Set in 800’s Ireland, three monks set out to an isolated island to start a monastery.


Mary: The Banned Bookshop of Maggie Banks by Shauna Robinson (women’s)

To help save the struggling bookstore, Maggie starts an underground book club.


The Matchmaker’s Gift by Lynda Cohen Loigman (women’s)

In the Middle of Hickory Lane by Heather Webber (magical realism)


Megan: Green is for Christmas by Drew Daywalt (picture book)

Fans of the crayon books will enjoy this holiday book. The crayons each think

they are a Christmas color. But, what if they all are? Is there more than one

color that makes up Christmas?


A Christmas Story (DVD)

A definite must-see movie this holiday season! This is my favorite Christmas

movie. I can’t wait to see the sequel coming out on HBO Max A Christmas Story Christmas!



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