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Talk of the Town – December 2016

Saralee and Larry recommend these books for December 2016.

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  • “How the Bluebird Got Its Color,” written by Governor Winfield Dunn, Illustrated by Walter Knestrick
  • “Stowaway in a Sleigh,” by C. Roger Mader (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • “Maisy’s Christmas Presents,” by Lucy Cousins (Candlewick Press)
  • “Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf,” by Greg Wolfe (Bloomsbury)
  • “Taylor Swift –This is Our Song,” by Tyler Conroy (Simon & Schuster)
  • “Hank – The Short Life & Long Country Road of Hank Williams,” by Mark Ribowsky (Liveright/Norton )
  • “Night School-A Jack Reacher Novel,” by Lee Child (Delacorte)
  • “The Mothers – A Novel,” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead/Penguin Random  House)
  • “The Mistletoe Secret,” by Richard Paul Evans (Simon & Schuster)
  • “The Mistletoe Murder & Other Stories,” by P.D. James (Knopf)
  • “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them – The Original Screenplay,” by J. K. Rowling (Arthur Levine/Scholastic)
  • “The Princess Diarist,” by Carrie Fisher (Blue Rider/Penguin Random House)
  • “You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain,” by Phoebe Robinson(Plume/Penguin Random House)
  • “Time Travel: A History,” by James Gleick (Pantheon/Penguin Random House)
  • “Egyptomania: A History of Fascination, Obsession and Fantasy,” by Ronald H.  Fritze (Reaktion)
  • “Chaos,” by Patricia Cornwell (Morrow/HarperCollins)
  • “Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend,” by Deirdre Bair (Nan Talese/Doubleday)
  • “A Lowcountry Christmas,” by Mary Alice Monroe (Gallery/Simon & Schuster)
  • “Eleanor Roosevelt – The War Years & After Volume 3,” by Blanche Wiesen Cook (Viking/Penguin Random House)
  • “Vanity Fair’s Writers on Writers,” edited by Graydon Carter (Penguin/Penguin Random House)