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Christmas once again...

I am way more a Halloween person than a Christmas one. However, I had to promise my Editor to choose Christmas-filled novels this time. But I have sneaked my own version of the holiday spirit onto the list. So choose wisely - enjoy!

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Text: Susan Jessen Spiele

Easy and light-hearted

Wrapped Up in You

BY Carole Matthews

Hairdresser Janie's single status is a constant source of gossip for her friends and clients. After too many nights in with her cat, a blind date disaster and news that her ex is getting married - Janie decides to holiday in Africa.

Brilliant, fun and astute

The mistletoe murder and other stories

BY P. J. James

With a preface by Val McDermid, these four short stories will brighten/darken your Christmas! Written by an author with keen insight, three of them are set during the holidays and will make you appreciate your own family more.

A heartbreaking, uplifting love story

The Wish

BY Nicholas Sparks

In 1996 sixteen-year-old Marissa is sent to a small town in North Carolina. Here she meets and falls for Bryce. In 2019 she is a renowned travel photographer in New York and grounded during Christmas tells her assistant about her past.

Family, secrets and drama

The Christmas Party

BY Karen Swan

Three sisters are thrown into a family crisis when their father dies and leaves the castle to the youngest estranged sister. She decides to sell, and a final great Christmas party is their farewell and the new owners hello.

Did you know?

Join the pub quiz at the library Thursday the 9th of December; you can come as a team (max 6 persons), or if you come alone, we will help you find a team. You are welcome to bring your own beverage, or you can buy it here. The chips/crisps are on the house!

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