December 2019

What’s New · Featured Book of the Month Program: December

Adult Title

Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners

Place a hold on our December selections for the Featured Book of the Month program!

Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony
“Violet Baumgartner has opened her annual holiday letter the same way for the past three decades. And this year she's going to throw her husband, Ed, a truly perfect retirement party, one worthy of memorializing in her upcoming letter. But the event becomes a disaster when, in front of two hundred guests, Violet learns her daughter Cerise has been keeping a shocking secret from her, shattering Violet's carefully constructed world.”

Teen Title

P.S. I Still Love You

P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han
“Lara Jean didn't expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren't. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean's feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?”

Children’s Title

The Stars Beneath Our Feet

The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore
“ It’s Christmas Eve in Harlem, but 12-year-old Lolly Rachpaul and his mom aren’t celebrating. They’re still reeling from his older brother’s death in a gang-related shooting just a few months earlier. Then Lolly’s mother’s girlfriend brings him a gift that will change everything: two enormous bags filled with Legos. Lolly’s always loved Legos, and he prides himself on following the kit instructions exactly. Now, faced with a pile of building blocks and no instructions, Lolly must find his own way forward.”

Look for displays of all our Featured Book of the Month titles at your local branch and the Main Library!