Quote of the Day – December 30, 2019

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“I believe I derive as much pleasure from the sight of books and having them around me as I do from reading them. What is a home without books?”

-“By a Lady” by Lona Manning from Yuletide: A Jane Austen-inspired Collection Of Stories by Christina Boyd

Quote of the Day – December 18, 2019

Kipling's_India_(1915)_(14778021241).jpg“Call a truce, then, to our labors—let us feast with friends and neighbors, and be merry as the custom of our caste; for if faint and forced the laughter, and if sadness follow after, we are richer by one mocking Christmas past.”

-Christmas in India by Rudyard Kipling

 

Quote of the Day – December 15, 2019

20893319“More than once had she expressed a wish to see old Christmas again in the old house among the old faces. But her husband had always pleaded a certain weakness about his throat and chest as a reason for remaining among the delights of Pau.”
― Anthony Trollope, Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories

Quote of the Day – December 13, 2019

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“I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!”
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Books to Read This Month: December Edition

The end of the year has finally come upon us! It feels like 2019 just started. Let’s end the year with a bang with some great new releases! From highly anticapted sequels to historical romances, you will have your Christmas shopping list complete, for friends and family and for yourself:

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Quote of the Day – December 2, 2019

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“Christmas is a time in which, of all times in the year, the memory of every remediable sorrow, wrong, and trouble in the world around us, should be active with us, not less than our own experiences, for all good.”
― Charles Dickens, The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain

Great Holiday Reads

All your shopping and cooking is done, now it is time to wind down, sit in your comfiest chair and snuggle up with a good book. And there is no better way to celebrate the holiday season with an intriguing holiday read (besides The Christmas Carol). Some will warm your heart and others will chill you to the bone. Either way, these books will keep you entertained through the holiday season:

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