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That Kind of Mother
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November 1, 2018
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November 30, 2018
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Time to vote for our December title! We will purchase 5 copies of this one to give away at our in-person meeting on November 28th at 3pm at our South Regional Library.

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater-vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads out to his garden. But on the one-year anniversary of Miriam's death, something changes. Sorting through Miriam's possessions, Arthur finds a gold charm bracelet he's never seen before. Arthur begins a journey to find out the truth about his wife's secret life before they met-- a journey that leads him to find hope, healing, and self-discovery in the most unexpected places
 
  3 votes, 50.0%

Into Thin Air A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer

In 1996 Jon Krakauer was sent by Outside magazine to report on the Everest industry, the high-priced expeditions that take novices and experts alike into the most forbidding terrain on the planet. An experienced climber new to high altitudes, he got more than he bargained for. On May 10th, an unexpected blizzard hit the summit just as two American teams were descending. Eight people, including the two professional leaders were lost and another injured.
 
  1 vote, 16.7%

Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children, #1) by Seanan McGuire

Children have always disappeared from Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere... else. But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children. Nancy tumbled once, but now she's back. The things she's experienced... they change a person. The children under Miss West's care understand all too well. And each of them is seeking a way back to their own fantasy world. But Nancy's arrival marks a change at the Home. There's a darkness just around each corner, and when tragedy strikes, it's up to Nancy and her new-found schoolmates to get to the heart of the matter. No matter the cost.
 
  1 vote, 16.7%

The Christmas Box (The Christmas Box, #1) by Richard Paul Evans


So begins The Christmas Box, the touching story of a widow and the young family who moves in with her. Rick, Keri, and their 4-year-old daughter, Jenna, are hired as caretakers and are welcomed into the Victorian home of Mary Parkins, an elderly widow, just before the holiday season. As the relationship between Mary and the family develops we learn that Mary’s past sorrows are compelling her to share an important message with Richard. But will he understand her message in time? A heartwarming story of parental love, healing, and Christmas.
 
  1 vote, 16.7%

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