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Episode 008 - Christmas/Holiday Reads

By Book Club for Masochists

In our ongoing quest to become better librarians by reading every genre (regardless of our actual interest) we tackle Christmas and Holiday Reads.   It's Christmas in July as we talk about library displays, book stickers, the wonders of Terry Pratchett and Edward Gorey, Christmas and holiday series’, finding Christmas books in every genre, nostalgia, and coziness. Your Hosts This Episode Anna Ferri | Matthew Murray | Amanda Wanner Recommended The Great Christmas Knit Off by Alexandra Brown Hogfather by Terry Pratchett Greetings from Christmas Past by Bevis Hillier Other Books Read The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey Undead and Unreturnable (Undead, #4) by MaryJanice Davidson The Christmas Escape (Christmas Stories #13) by Anne Perry Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story by Paul Auster Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies The Red Satin Collection by Giselle Renarde (recommended if lesbian transgender erotica is of interest to you. Won a Rainbow Award, which it turns out are given out each year by blogger Elisa Rolle - older site ) Did Not Finish Skipping Christmas by John Grisham Holiday in Death by J. D. Robb More “books” we mentioned The Fat Man: A Tale of North Pole Noir by Ken Harmon. A Very Klingon Khristmas by Paul Ruditis The Physics of Christmas: From the Aerodynamics of Reindeer to the Thermodynamics of Turkey by Roger Highfield Six-guns and Slay Bells: A Creepy Cowboy Christmas Links/Other The Great Automatic Grammatizator by Roald Dahl Books lists: Alternative Christmas, not so Christmas Christmas, the horror of Christmas and Christmas Askew Check out our Pinterest board and Tumblr posts for all the Christmas and Holiday Reads people in our club read (or tried to read), and follow us on Twitter!  

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