December 2015 New Titles in the Library
Christmas, fiction and amazing bravery on 9/11! Take your pick or read them all.
Christmas Stories for the Heart. Compiled by Alice Gray, 1997  “These wonderful stories will warm your heart and soul and reawaken your love for the holiday season.”
A Christmas Homecoming – Because it’s never too late to be forgiven. Maryann Diorio, 2012 [fiction] “ . . . this prodigal daughter begins the long journey home and prays she will be welcomed after walking away so long ago.”
Christmas by the Hearth – A treasury of stories celebrating the meaning and mystery of Christmas. Rick Blanchette, Editor, 1996 [fiction] “. . . a wide spectrum of short stories about Christmas past and present . . . ”
Simply SenseSational Christmas – Simple, Beautiful Ways to Create a Cozy Home for Christmas. Terry Willits, 1998 [394.266] The author, an interior designer “ . . . encourages you to simplify Christmas in your home so you can celebrate what matters most: the birth of Christ . . . “
In Search of the Real Spirit of Christmas. Dan Schaeffer, 2003  “ . . . takes you beyond the trappings and trimmings and into the wonder of the best gift of the season – the essence of Christmas.”
Christmas Miracles – Inspirational True Stories of Holiday Magic. Brad & Sherry Steiger, 2001  “ . . . these incredible but true, larger than life miracles celebrate the wondrous joys of this special time of year.”
Let’s Roll! – Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage. Lisa Beamer, 2012 [973.931] “ . . . a message of character, courage, and faith in the face of horrifying [9/11] tragedy.”
The Lady in Gold – The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer. Anne Marie O’Connor, 2012  “The celebrated painting, stolen by the Nazis during WW II, subsequently became the subject of a decade-long dispute between her [the Jewish subject of the painting] heirs and the Austrian government.”
The Eleventh Hour – The Secret of the Rose Series #1. Michael Phillips, 1993 [fiction] Historical fiction set in World War II Europe.
A Rose Remembered – The Secret of the Rose Series #2. Michael Phillips, 1994 [fiction]
Escape to Freedom – The Secret of the Rose Series #3. Michael Phillips, 1994 [fiction
Dawn of Liberty – The Secret of the Rose Series #4. Michael Phillips, 1995 [fiction].
Rev. Dr. William C. Myers “A Voice of Hope”
December 6, 2015-Rev. Dr. William C. Myers “A Voice of Hope”
Rev. Dr. William C. Myers “True Joy”
December 13, 2015-Rev. Dr. William C. Myers “True Joy”
Rev. Dr. William C. Myers “Song of Hope”
December 20, 2015-Rev. Dr. William C. Myers “Song of Hope”
Rev. Melissa López “Our Light Has Come”
December 24, 2015-Rev. Melissa López “Our Light Has Come”
Rev. José López “Looking for Jesus”
December 27, 2015-Rev. José López “Looking for Jesus”