Seasonal books to inspire and thrill
Christmas Hope, by Donna facts behind why her mother shot a
VanLiere. The author of The man. All too soon, she is drawn into
Christmas Shoes and The the dark, strange power her mother
Christmas Blessing is back with seems to hold over everyone. Her
what’s sure to be another hol- childhood nickname, Puppet, echo-iday classic. Patricia and Mark ing in her ears, Amanda must finally
Addison have long given up confront the past and learn to stand
the hope of having a meaning- on her own.
ful Christmas. But this year,
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Through the presence of Emily in their house, tempting the palate with regional favorites
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the Addisons learn that there is no sorrow so wines. Each book contains lore about its
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this suspense novel finds Amanda Travis, a suc- delicious recipe that each country has created.
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COSTCO HAS one signed copy of each
of the following books: Team of Rivals,
by Doris Kearns Goodwin; Everyone
Worth Knowing, by Lauren Weisberger;
Consent to Kill, by Vince Flynn; and
Our Endangered Values, by Jimmy
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