November 2019 – Newest Titles in the Library


Advent Titles and More

Lighted Windows – Advent Reflections for a World in Waiting, Margaret Silf, 2004 [242] “…a 37-day spiritual pilgrimage from the first day of Advent through Epiphany…daily meditations”

The Journey – Walking the Road to Bethlehem. Adam Hamilton, 2011 [232.92]  “A simple girl, an ordinary man, an unforgettable destination.”

Because of Bethlehem – Love is Born; Hope is Here. Max Lucado, 2016 [263]  “These are the heart-shaping promises of Christmas.  Long after the holiday guests have left and the carolers have gone home and the lights have come down, these [God’s]l promises endure.”

This Christmas Night – Reflections from Our Hearts to Your Home.  Billy & Ruth Graham, 2007 [242] Join Billy and Ruth Graham in their reflections on this wonderful night.

Quest for Light – Adventure of the Magi. Byron Anderson, 2012 [Fiction]  “…join in their harrowing adventure across Persia in search of the one, true God.”

Old West Christmas Brides – 6 Historical Romances/Celebrate Christmas on the Frontier. Margaret Brownley et al, 2013 [Fiction] “It is hard for a woman to make a decent living in the Wild West of the late 1800’s.  From the Dakota Badlands across the desolate Nebraska prairie and up to the rugged Colorado Mountains, six women are praying for a Christmas miracle.”

The Christmas Angels. Sara Hartman, 2013 [Child] The Story of Angels at Christmas.  Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2 for children.”

Too Smart Jones and the Dangerous Woman. – Mysteries for ages 7 – 12.  Gilbert Morris, 2000 [Child]  “Too Smart Jones … learns something important about hungry, homeless people.”

A Week in Winter. Maeve Binchy, 2012 [Fiction] Share a week with this unlikely cast of characters at the newly renovated mansion turned holiday resort on the west coast of Ireland.

Citizens of London – The Americans who stood with Britain in its Darkest, Finest hour. Lynne Olson, 2011 [940.54] “…inspiring chronicle of the special relationship between America and Britain when it mattered most.”

Born a Crime – Stories from a South African Childhood. Trevor Noah, 2016 [920]  “…does more to expose apartheid – its legacy, its pettiness, its small-minded stupidity and its damage …”

Naked in Bagdad – The Iraq war as seen by NPR’s correspondent.  Anne Garrels 2003 [956.7044] “…infuses her reporting on warfare and politics with lucid, human accounts of lives caught in conflict.”

The Century.  Peter Jennings & Todd Brewster, 1998 [909.82] “A magnificent chronicle of the extraordinary twentieth century.  Fascinating first-person accounts.   Rare archival images.”