Let’s Celebrate!!

Some Library branches will have Christmas and other holiday decoration, but I work in a library that likes to stay neutral.  Displays with christmas trees and other holiday symbols are not allowed, so it becomes a little tricky in figuring out a good “December” display idea.  For children we did displays on “crafting” and “snow” which is great, because there are a lot of wonderful books for children.

To come up with an adult book display became a little trickier.  There are plenty of books for adults who want to read a book or watch a video set around Christmas.

So for the month of December, I decided lets just celebrate “Adult Reads” and grab books that have holiday colors and have good positive titles on them.  The top colors for the holiday season are “blue, white, silver, gold, red, queen & purple”.

Blue & White:

Close your eyes, hold hands : a novel/ Bohjalian, Chris
Different Tides/ Woods, Janet
Little Beach Street Bakery/Colgan, Jenny
Lone Rider/Daniels, B. J.
Lum/ Ware, Libby
My one square inch of Alaska / Short, Sharon Gwyn
Prayers for sale/Dallas, Sandra
The girl who chased the moon : a novel/Allen, Sarah Addison
The impossible lives of Greta Wells/ Greer, Andrew Sean
The lifeboat/ Rogan, Charlotte
The lovers/ Vida, Vendela
The miniaturist/Burton, Jessie
The particular sadness of lemon cake : a novel/Bender, Aimee
The voyage of the Narwhal : a novel/Barrett, Andrea
The wolves of midwinter/Rice, Anne
Vinegar Girl/ Tyler, Anne
Written on my heart/ Rogers, Morgan Callan
Counted with the stars/Cossette, Connilyn
May the road rise up to meet you/ Troy, Peter
Miracle in a dry season/ Thomas, Sarah Loudin
Splinter the silence/McDermid, Val
The watchers: the Angelus Trilogy/ Steele, Jon
The creation of Eve/Cullen, Lynn
True sisters/Dallas, Sandra
City of darkness and light : [a Molly Murphy mystery]/Bowen, Rhys
Until the harvest/ Thomas, Sarah
Tis the season/ Quick, Kathryn
Above all things/ Rideout, Tanis
A different sky/Chand, Meira
A killing winter/Arthurson, Wayne
Girls in white dresses/Close, Jennifer
Home to Big Stone Gap : a novel/Trigiani, Adriana
In your dreams/Higgins, Kristan
Lost / Lichtenstein, Alice
Mercy snow/Baker, Tiffany
Midnight in St. Petersburg/Bennett, Vanora
Nelly Dean : a return to Wuthering Heights/Case, Alison A.
Parchment and old lace/Childs, Laura
Saving Grace/Green, Jane
Songs of Willow Frost : a novel/Ford, Jamie
Stars go blue /Pritchett, Laura
The crossroad/Lewis, Beverly
The Fairbairn girls/ Parker, Una-Mary
The house on Primrose Pond/McDonough, Yona Zeld
The occupation of Eliza Goode/ Mickle, Shelley F.
The wedding pearls/Brown, Carolyn
Thirteen ways of looking / McCann, Colum

Silver & Gold:

Traitor’s storm/Trow, M. J.
The book of speculation/Swyler, Erika
A quilter’s holiday : an Elm Creek quilts novel/Chiaverini, Jennifer
Falling angels : a novel/Chevalier, Tracy
Perfect touch / Lowell, Elizabeth
Shadowed by grace: a story of Monuments Men/ Putman, Cara C
The art of hearing heartbeats/ Sendker, Jan-Philipp
The Genizah at the House of Shepher/ Yellin, Tamar
The year of pleasures : a novel/Berg, Elizabeth
Wild Fell: a ghost story
Bellman & Black/ Setterfield, Diane
Thief of glory : a novel/Brouwer, Sigmund
The wet nurse’s tale/Eisdorfer, Erica.

Red & Green:

Aunt Dimity and the wishing well/Atherton, Nancy
Eve/ Young, William P
God Pretty in the tobacco field/Richardson, Kim Mich
Now and again : a novel/ Rogan, Charlotte
The deception of the emerald ring/ Willig, Lauren
The garden of letters/ Richman, Alyson
The house of Hawthorne/ Robuck, Erika
The Mistletoe Inn/ Evans, Richard Paul
The Wishing Thread/Van Allen, Lisa
Guests on Earth / Smith, Lee
The midnight rose: Riley, Lucinda
A well- tempered heart/ Sendker, Jan-Philipp
Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery : a novel/Colgan, Jenny
Falling/Green, Jane
Grace/Evans, Richard Paul
Heart trouble/Andrews, Mary Kay
Maybe this time/Crusie, Jennifer
Reign of madness/Cullen, Lynn
Searching for Grace Kelly/Callahan, Michael
The mistletoe promise : a novel/Evans, Richard Paul
The unruly passions of Eugénie R/DeSanti, Carole

Purple:

Cinnamon Roll murder/Fluke, Joanne
Rejected Princesses: Tales of History’s Boldest Heroines, Hellions, and Heretics
by Jason Porath
Sold for Endless Rue/ Robins, Madeleine
The giving quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel/Chiaverini, Jennifer
The glass kitchen : a novel of sisters / Lee, Linda Francis
The Paris winter/Robertson, Imogen
The Spymistress/ by Jennifer Chiaverini
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