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Best Books for December

Just in time for the holidays, these are the hottest books to add to your December reading list.

Adults
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Now a major motion picture, this novel tells the story of a luxurious train called the Orient Express that arrives at its destination with one fewer passenger and many suspects. Can the conductor Hercule Poirot solve the crime? Investigate here.

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy
More than ten thousand women served as code breakers for the U.S. Army and Navy during World War II. Working meticulously, their efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives and gave them access to better careers. However, a strict vow of secrecy nearly erased them from history. Learn more.

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Set in 1922, this novel tells the story of Count Alexander Rostov’s fall from grace after he is deemed unrepentant by the Bolshevik tribunal and sentenced to house arrest. Simultaneously, Russia is experiencing one the most tumultuous decades in history. Looking out the window, Rostov is drawn into a world of emotional discovery. Purchase here.

Eat What You Watch by Andrew Rea
In this cookbook, YouTube star Andrew Rea recreates recipes from more than 40 classic and cult films. Devour here.

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Two sisters separated by years and circumstances embark on their own paths to survival and freedom in war-torn countries. Will they find themselves, each other and love? Read more.

Kids & Teens
One of us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars in this addictive thriller. On Monday, five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. What happens next? Read the rumors.

Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Wonder tells the story of Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with the extraordinary face who inspired the #ChooseKind movement. Click here to read the book before you see the film.

Peek-A Who? By Nina Laden
Keep curious toddlers and babies guessing with colorful pictures and simple rhyming texts that help them guess what’s peeking through the die-cut windows. Buy now.

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
A Christmas classic, the Polar Express tells the story of a young boy who is welcomed aboard a magical train ride to the North Pole. On his journey, he learns the true meaning of Christmas and Santa. Climb aboard.

Elvis Presley’s Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley
An adaptation from the King himself, Love Me Tender is an endearing picture book about the special bond between children and the adults who them – be they parents, grandparents, adoptive parents, aunts, uncles or guardians. Read along..

What’s on your winter reading list? Share in the comments below.

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