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Christmas Reading Challenge

December is here!  It is time to turn on the Christmas lights, do a little shopping, some baking and reflecting on the season.  Don’t forget to take time to read!  How about joining a holiday reading challenge.  This can be … Continue reading

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111. A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)

“I will honour Christmas, and try to keep it all the year.  I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future.  The spirits of all Three shall strive within me.  I will not shut out the lessons that … Continue reading

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108. The Immortal Nicholas (Glenn Beck)

As I continue my holiday reading challenge, I borrowed The Immortal Nicholas from the library.  It is a story of hope and giving which the author wrote to help his children consider the meaning of Christmas rather than focusing on Santa and presents. The … Continue reading

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106. Winter Storms (Elin Hilderbrand)

Winter Storms continues the story of the Quinn family.  The trilogy of holiday reading  began with Winter Street (a 2014 book club pick), then Winter Stroll (2015) and finally Winter Storms (2016).  The family experiences their share of troubles and challenges with … Continue reading

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105. The Best/Worst Christmas Pageant Ever (Barbara Robinson)

As part of my Christmas Reading Challenge, I listened to the audio version of The Best Worst Christmas Pageant Ever.  It was a fairly quick book to listen to and amusing.  The listener/reader quickly realizes how much our social values have … Continue reading

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103. The Book of (Holiday) Awesome (Neil Pasricha)

As part of a holiday reading challenge I visited the library and borrowed The Book of (Holiday) Awesome.  This was written by Canadian author, Neil Pasricha who I was privileged to meet in November at The Art of Leadership Conference.  To prepare for the … Continue reading

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92. The Christmas Train (David Baldacci)

As we celebrate the holiday season, I have been reading festive novels to get myself into the Christmas spirit.  Today, i have finished The Christmas Train filled with intrigue, romance and a dramatic avalanche during the days leading up to … Continue reading

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