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Fluke, Joanne

Summary: It's Christmas many years ago, and topping young Hannah Swensen's wish list is becoming the go-to baker in Lake Eden, Minnesota. But as Hannah finds out, revisiting holiday memories can be murder . . . With her dream of opening The Cookie Jar taking shape, Hannah's life matches the hectic December hustle and bustle in Lake Eden--especially when she agrees to help recreate a spectacular...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FLU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FLU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Fluke 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M FLU

Evans, Richard Paul

Summary: "When bestselling romance author Jacob Churcher returns to Salt Lake City to settle his estranged mother's estate, a young woman arrives looking for her birth mother who lived with Jacob's family during her pregnancy. They discover a diary written by Noel and begin a quest to find her, reconcile their pasts and rewrite their futures"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC EVA

Balogh, Mary

Summary: After her husband's passing, Elizabeth Overfield decides that she must enter into another suitable marriage. That, however, is the last thing on her mind when she meets Colin Handrich, Lord Hodges, at the Westcott Christmas house party. She simply enjoys his company as they listen to carolers on Christmas Eve, walk home from church together on Christmas morning, and engage in a spirited...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BAL

Francis, Suzanne

Summary: When Jack Skellington becomes tired of Halloween and stumbles upon a secret door that leads to Christmas Town, he becomes excited with the new holiday and decides to take it over.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2018

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J HOLIDAY TIM

VanLiere, Donna

Summary: Thirty-two-year-old Amy Denison volunteers at Glory's Place, an after school program where she meets seven-year-old Maddie, a precocious young girl who has spent her childhood in foster care. Unbeknownst to Amy, Maddie is a mini-matchmaker, with her eye on just the right man for Amy at Grandon Elementary School, where she is a student. Amy is hesitant - she's been hurt before, and isn't sure...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VAN

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1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION VAN

Silva, Samantha

Summary: "Charles Dickens is not feeling the Christmas spirit. His newest book is an utter flop, the critics have turned against him, relatives near and far hound him for money. While his wife plans a lavish holiday party for their ever-expanding family and circle of friends, Dickens has visions of the poor house. But when his publishers try to blackmail him into writing a Christmas book to save them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SIL

Moore, Clement Clarke

Contents: The night before Christmas (4:36) -- Here we come a-caroling (2:05) -- Carol of the bells (2:40) -- Emanuel (3:31) -- It came upon a midnight clear (2:45) -- Good King Wenceslas (2:10) -- The cherry tree carol (3:30) -- Go tell it on the mountain (2:34) -- The holly and the ivy (2:32) -- Silent night (3:28) -- O Christmas tree (1:31) -- Away in a manger (2:34) -- We wish you a merry Christmas...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macady Entertainment 1993

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Night 1999

Stevens, Mitchell

Summary: On a snowy hilltop in the north of England lives a lonely old farmer. Every night, he watches the lights flickering cheerily in his village--until World War II brings darkness to his country. As Christmas approaches and the village is threatened by enemy bombers, the old farmer devises a plan to bring hope and light back to his friends and remind all of the peace the Christmas season brings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CFI 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.2663 STE

Card, Orson Scott

Summary: Delilah "Spunky" Spunk is invited to conduct a genome study in a small North Carolina town to discover if there is a genetic influence on one's desire to remain in a community. She unexpectedly finds herself in the cross hairs of a feud between rival Christmas pageants, and along the way discovers she is falling in love.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2018

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Mann, Greyson

Summary: When Gerald Creeper Jr. "accidentally" spends the emeralds his parents gave him to buy Christmas gifts, he tries to make it all back by helping Sam the Slime put on a holiday show for little mobs in the neighborhood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2017

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Chung, Arree

Summary: A young ninja has waited all year for Christmas Eve. He puts his skills to the test in the pursuit of one goal―to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus. But does Santa have some super-special ninja tricks of his own?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CHU

Evans, Richard Paul

Summary: Sally Walther feels like her world is imploding. Publicly humiliated after her husband, a local councilman, is arrested for bigamy and her subsequent divorce, she has isolated herself from the world. When her only friend insists that Sally climb out of her hole and embrace the season to get her out of her funk, Sally decides to put up a Christmas tree and heads off to buy one--albeit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

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1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION EVA

Spencer, Katherine

Summary: "Revel in the spirit of Christmas, and let your heart be an open book with a heartwarming novel set in Thomas Kinkade's charming town of Cape Light... Shortly before the start of the holidays, successful renovation business owner Sam Morgan has an accident on site that leaves him housebound. The timing could not be worse, as his wife, Jessica, just left her job to run an animal rescue shelter...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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Fluke, Joanne

Summary: Juggling the responsibilities of opening her shop with the demands of Christmas, Hannah Swensen is surprised by the writing talents of an elderly local whose murder story chillingly comes true.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FLU

Perry, Anne

Summary: As Charlotte Pitt's grandmother Mariah Ellison finds herself investigating a long-unsolved slaying, it becomes clear that grappling with intrigue and foul play runs in the family. A festive Christmas package left on Mariah's doorstep contains an ominous present, sparking memories of a twenty-year-old murder that shattered her friendship with the victim's widow. Though the gift is a bitter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PER

McClure, Marcia Lynn

Summary: "As Savannah's family is preparing for the upcoming Christmas festivities, an unexpected visitor arrives--a wounded cowboy. Savannah's impish little brother, Everett, is convinced cowboy Trenner Barnett is a Christmas miracle and the answer to his fervent prayers and Christmas wish for a cowboy for his sister to love. He just needs to convince them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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O'Connor, Jane

Summary: Joyeux Noël, everybody! (That's French for Merry Christmas.) And what could be fancier than Christmas? Presents with elegant wrapping paper, festive decorations, Christmas cookies with sprinkles--and who could forget the tree? After all, there is no such thing as too much tinsel. Ooh la la! This year, Nancy is especially excited about decorating the Christmas tree. She bought a brand-new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE OCO

Dougherty, Brandi

Summary: "Dot is the littlest reindeer at the North Pole. Too little to jump. Too little to kick. And too little to fly with Santa. But she's not too little to help save the day!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE DOU

Hilderbrand, Elin

Summary: Raise one last glass with the Quinn Family at the Winter Street Inn. It's been too long since the entire Quinn family has been able to celebrate the holidays under the same roof, but that's about to change. With Bart back safe and sound from Afghanistan, the Quinns are preparing for a holiday more joyous than any they've experienced in years. And Bart's safe return isn't the family's only good...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HIL

Backman, Fredrik

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: It's Christmas Even morning. Years ago a man abandoned his son to pursue professional success; now he wonders if it's too late to forge a relationship with him. One week earlier, in a hospital late at night, the man met a five-year-old girl with cancer. When the man is given the chance to do something selfless that could change the destiny of the little girl in the hospital bed, he needs to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Backman 2017

Spencer, Katherine

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Before Christmas comes... Martin Nightingale is no stranger to Cape Light. He spent many happy summers there as a boy. Now he has returned to fulfill the unusual terms of his grandfather's will. In order to collect his inheritance, Martin must spread joy throughout the town with anonymous gifts. A shy man who doesn't make friends easily, Martin is stumped by his new role as Secret Santa. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SPE

McMorrow, T. E.

Summary: In Harlem in the 1920s, in the middle of a family Christmas party, Marie receives a nutcracker from her Uncle Cab, which leads to a marvelous dream in this resetting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's familiar tale. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCM

Carlson, Melody

Summary: When Wendy Harper inherits her family's beachside cottage in Seaside, Maine, she sees it as a way to finally pay off the debts that have mounted since her husband died. But the neglected property needs renovation before it can be so, so Wendy and her young son Jackson move in to fix the place up. Soon the town-- and local craftsman Caleb Colton-- make it difficult for Wendy to resists their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

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1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION CAR

Monroe, Mary

Summary: Volunteering at a soup kitchen during the Christmas season to navigate midlife doubts, Beatrice Powell finds unexpected comfort in a relationship with a homeless man, Charles Davenport, who was driven to a life on the streets after the devastating loss of his family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dafina Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MON