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Baby, It's Cold Outside...

While most of you stayed sensibly snug in your beds this morning, I'll bet a hardy few got up in the wee hours to get a head start on your holiday shopping.  At the library, though, our shopping's already done! 

Since October, the librarian elves have been busily at work ordering the latest Christmas romances.  Most of them have already arrived and been processed by our technical services elves, and our circulation elves stand ready to check them out to you!  (And you thought elves just made shoes and toys!)

When you're out braving the cold and traffic this month for last-minute gifts, don't forget to stop at the library and pick up a gift for yourself-- a toasty seasonal read to curl up with.  Whether you're looking for something new, an old favorite, or something you might have missed, we've got plenty of titles for your wish list!  (Sorry, no gift-wrapping, but we'd be happy to throw in a free bookmark or two.) 

The mercury may be falling outside, but in the romance section it's warm hearts from cover to cover!

Oh-- speaking of hearts, ours have gotten a little bigger.  New City's paperback romance collection has recently expanded to include same-sex romances. It's just a few titles right now, but I'll be adding a couple more every month, as demand warrants.  They're shelved with the paperback romances-- just look for the "rainbow heart" label on the spine.  (In the catalog, they'll have "LGBT" before the call number.)

Stay warm, and have a happy holiday season!

New holiday titles:

His Mistress by Christmas by Victoria Alexander (New Fiction Alexander)
Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish by Grace Burrowes (PbkRomance Burrowes)
A Winter Scandal by Candace Camp (PbkRomance Camp)
Bring Me Home for Christmas by Robyn Carr (PbkRomance Carr)
An Angel for Christmas by Heather Graham (New Fiction Graham)
Christmas in Sugarcreek by Shelley Shepard Gray (New Fiction Gray)
Snowflakes and Stetsons by Jillian Hart, Carol Finch, and Cheryl St. John (PbkRomance Snowflakes) COMING SOON!
A Simple Winter by Rosalind Lauer (New Fiction Lauer)
Tied with a Bow by Lora Leigh, Virginia Kantra, Eileen Wilks, Kimberly Frost (PbkRomance Tied)
1225 Christmas Tree Lane by Debbie Macomber (New Fiction Macomber)
Making Spirits Bright by Fern Michaels, Elizabeth Bass, Rosalind Noonan, and Nan Rossiter (PbkRomance Making)
A Lawman's Christmas by Linda Lael Miller (New Fiction Miller)
It Happened One Christmas by Kaitlin O'Riley (PbkRomance O'Riley) COMING SOON!
The Nine Lives of Christmas by Sheila Roberts (New Fiction Roberts)
Season for Temptation by Theresa Romain (PbkRomance Romain)
A Texas Christmas by Jodi Thomas, Linda Broday, Phyliss Miranda, and DeWanna Pace (PbkRomance Texas)
Holiday Hideout by Vicki Lewis Thompson, Jill Shalvis, and Julie Kenner (PbkRomance Holiday) COMING SOON!
An O'Brien Family Christmas by Sherryl Woods (New Fiction Woods)

Old winter favorites:

The Heart of Christmas by Mary Balogh, Nicola Cornick and Courtney Milan (PbkRomance Heart)
Miracle Baby by Laura Bradford (PbkRomance Bradford)
All Through the Night: A Troubleshooter Christmas by Suzanne Brockmann (Fiction Brockmann)
Chill Factor by Sandra Brown (Fiction Brown)
A Countess by Christmas by Annie Burrows (PbkRomance Burrows)
Bring Me Home for Christmas by Robin Carr (PbkRomance Carr)
Midnight Kiss by Robyn Carr, Jean Brashear, Victoria Dahl (PbkRomance Midnight)
A Virgin River Christmas by Robyn Carr (PbkRomance Carr)
Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole (PbkRomance Cole)
Mistletoe and Molly by Janet Dailey (PbkRomance Dailey)
It Happened One Night by Lisa Dale (PbkRomance Dale)
An Accidental Woman by Barbara Delinsky (Fiction Delinsky)
Upon a Midnight Clear by Jude Deveraux, et al. (Fiction Short Stories Upon)
Snowy Night with a Stranger by Jane Feather, Sabrina Jeffries, & Julia London (PbkRomance Snowy)
A Christine Feehan Holiday Treasury by Christine Feehan (Fiction Feehan)
Scenes from a Holiday by Laurie Graff, Caren Lissner, and Melanie Murray (Fiction Scenes)
Grace: A Christmas Sisters of the Heart Novel by Shelley Shepard Gray (Fiction Gray)
Ice by Linda Howard (Fiction Howard)
The Touch of Fire by Linda Howard (LP Howard)
Once upon a Holiday by Beverly Jenkins, Adrianne Byrd, & Kimberly Kaye Terry (PbkRomance Once)
Scandal of the Season by Christie Kelley (PbkRomance Kelley)
Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas (Fiction Kleypas)
A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas (Fiction Kleypas)
Wish List by Lisa Kleypas, Lisa Cach, Claudia Dain, and Lynsay Sands (PbkRomance Wish)
Home for the Holidays by Johanna Lindsey (Fiction Lindsey)
A Cedar Cove Christmas by Debbie Macomber (Fiction Macomber)
Call Me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber (Fiction Macomber)
Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber (PbkRomance Macomber)
The Perfect Christmas by Debbie Macomber (Fiction Macomber)
That Holiday Feeling by Debbie Macomber, et al. (PbkRomance That)
Take a Chance on Me by Jill Mansell (Fiction Mansell)
His Christmas Pleasure by Cathy Maxwell (PbkRomance Maxwell)
Stitch in Snow by Anne McCaffrey (Fiction McCaffrey)
Comfort and Joy by Fern Michaels, et al. (LP Michaels)
A Creed Country Christmas by Linda Lael Miller (Fiction Miller)
A McKettrick Christmas by Linda Lael Miller (Fiction Miller)
A Stone Creek Christmas by Linda Lael Miller (PbkRomance Miller)
Springwater by Linda Lael Miller (LP Miller)
A Merry Little Christmas by Catherine Palmer and Jillian Hart (Fiction Palmer)
Covert Christmas by Marilyn Pappano, Linda Conrad, & Loreth Anne White (PbkRomance Covert)
Holiday Affair by Lisa Plumley (PbkRomance Plumley)
Home Fires by Luanne Rice (LP Rice)
The Gift by Nora Roberts (Fiction Roberts)
The Snow Globe by Sheila Roberts (Fiction Roberts)
Get a Clue by Jill Shalvis (PbkRomance Shalvis)
Light on Snow by Anita Shreve (Fiction Shreve)
The Christmas Knight by Michele Sinclair (PbkRomance Sinclair)
Somewhere Along the Way by Jodi Thomas (PbkRomance Thomas)
Her Christmas Hero by Linda Warren (PbkRomance Warren)
Lakeshore Christmas by Susan Wiggs (Fiction Wiggs)
The Winter Lodge by Susan Wiggs (LP Wiggs)
The First Love Cookie Club by Lori Wilde (PbkRomance Wilde)
A Week in Winter by Marcia Willett (Fiction Willett)
An Amish Gathering: Life in Lancaster County by Beth Wiseman, et al. (Fiction Wiseman)
A Chesapeake Shores Christmas by Sherryl Woods (Fiction Woods)

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