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Little Comfort (A Hester Thursby Mystery)

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By Edwin Hill. From Kensington.
(235 reviews)  
In a brilliantly twisted debut set among Boston’s elite, Edwin Hill introduces unforgettable sleuth Hester Thursby—and a missing persons case that uncovers a trail of vicious murder . . .

Harvard librarian Hester Thursby knows that even in the digital age, people still need help finding things. Using her research skills, Hester runs a side business tracking down the lost. Usually, she’s hired to find long-ago prom dates or to reunite adopted children and birth parents. Her new case is finding the handsome and charismatic Sam Blaine.

Murder on Millionaires' Row: A Mystery

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By Erin Lindsey. From Minotaur Books.
(135 reviews)  
In Murder on Millionaires' Row, Erin Lindsey's debut historical mystery, a daring housemaid searches Gilded Age Manhattan for her missing employer and finds a hidden world of magic, ghosts, romance, and Pinkerton detectives.

Rose Gallagher might dream of bigger things, but she’s content enough with her life as a housemaid. After all, it’s not every girl from Five Points who gets to spend her days in a posh Fifth Avenue brownstone, even if only to sweep its floors. But all that changes on the day her boss, Mr. Thomas Wiltshire, disappears.

Murder on Pleasant Avenue

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By Victoria Thompson. From Berkley.
(2 reviews)  
When Gino Donatelli is accused of a brutal murder, beloved sleuths Sarah and Frank Malloy have to catch a killer who is out to destroy their innocent friend's life in the latest installment of the national bestselling Gaslight mysteries.

A victim is found, brutally murdered and the police are certain they've caught the killer. Their only suspect: Gino Donatelli.

Frank and Sarah know Gino is innocent but the police have a one-track mind. Once Frank struck it rich and left their ranks taking Gino with him, there has been a simmering resentment in the department.

When Old Midnight Comes Along (Amos Walker Novels)

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By Loren D. Estleman. From Forge Books.
A new Amos Walker mystery from award-winning author Loren D. Estleman!

Amos Walker is hired by one Francis X. Lawes, a private-sector mover and shaker in Detroit politics, to prove that his wife, Paula, who disappeared under sinister circumstances shortly more than six years ago, is dead, so he can remarry without having to wait for the seven-year-declaration-of-death rule to kick in.

Christmas from the Heart

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By Sheila Roberts. From MIRA.
(181 reviews)  
USA TODAY bestselling author Sheila Roberts takes readers to the charming, snowbound town of Pine River in this irresistible holiday romance.

Sometimes you need to look beyond the big picture to see what really matters

Olivia Berg’s charity, Christmas from the Heart, has helped generations of families in need in Pine River, Washington, but this year might be the end of the road.

1-2-3 Magic for Kids: Helping Your Kids Understand the New Rules

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By Thomas Phelan and Tracy Lee. From Sourcebooks.
(5 reviews)  
1-2-3 Magic is the simplest, most effective parenting program for raising happy, well-behaved children, and now it's even easier to get your kids excited about their role in your family! Through engaging illustrations and a storybook format, 1-2-3 Magic for Kids lays out the program in a way that's relatable for kids of all ages.

Frozen 2 Tabbed Board Book (Disney Frozen 2)

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By RH Disney and Disney Storybook Art Team. From RH/Disney.
This tabbed board book introduces young children to the characters from Disney Frozen 2--in theaters November 22, 2019!

Directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, and produced by Peter Del Vecho, Walt Disney Animation Studios' feature-length follow-up to 2013's Oscar-winning film Frozen is slated for theaters on November 22, 2019. Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, and Jonathan Groff are reprising their roles in an all-new story.

Griffith's Guide for Dragon Masters: A Branches Special Edition

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By Tracey West. From Scholastic Inc..
Calling all Dragon Masters! Own the official Dragon Masters guide -- featuring full-color artwork on every page!

Kids love reading all about the Dragon Masters' adventures in Tracey West's bestselling Dragon Masters early chapter book series. Now fans can own the official dragon guide. This 144-page, full-color special edition features maps, information about Dragon Masters and their dragons, notes from wizards, the history of Dragon Masters, and more! This book has everything a future Dragon Master could need to know!

It's a Tiger!

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By David LaRochelle. From Chronicle Books.
(308 reviews)  
Kids and parents alike will rejoice in this lively read-aloud picture book, as the main character runs into (and away from) a tiger over and over again as the plot gets sillier and sillier. Perfect for acting out while reading, It's a Tiger! offers just the right amount of excitement without being too scary, and a sweet ending with a bit of a twist.

Merry Christmas, World (Global Greetings)

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By Aleksandra Szmidt. From Flowerpot Press.
(1 review)  
Tis the season to wish the world a merry Christmas with this adorable book that teaches little readers to say "Merry Christmas" in fourteen different languages including: French, Spanish, Icelandic, German, Amharic, Vietnamese, and more! Simple pronunciation guides will help readers learn each phrase and encourage them to broaden their language skills, all while the adorable animal illustrations throughout keep little ones entertained read after read.

Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog

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By Garth Stein. From HarperCollins.
(666 reviews)  
Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking?

Meet one funny dog—Enzo, the lovable mutt who tells this story. Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to race them. He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and his daughter, ZoË, his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is just like being on the racetrack—it isn't simply about going fast.

The Christmas Truck

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By Thomas Nelson. From Thomas Nelson.
With fun rhyming text that features the colors, sights, and sounds of the season, The Christmas Truck is sure to be a cheerful addition to your family's library.

What could be merrier than Christmastime? Follow the holiday adventures of the Christmas truck and his animal friends as they choose the perfect Christmas tree! Your kids will love this glittered die-cut board book that celebrates favorite Christmas traditions. Children who can’t get enough of cars, trains, and anything that goes vroom! will especially enjoy this fun way to anticipate Christmas morning.

The Magical Crafts Fairies #6: Libby the Writing Fairy

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By Daisy Meadows. From Scholastic Paperbacks.
(7 reviews)  
These fairies are crafty!

Rainspell Island is hosting an Arts and Crafts Week. Rachel and Kirsty can't wait to try all the different creative activities! But Jack Frost has other plans. He likes making chaos more than making art.

Libby the Writing Fairy needs her magic notebook back. Rainspell Island's residents are plagued by terrible writer's block--only Rachel and Kirsty can get everyone's creative juices flowing again!

Find the special fairy object in each book and help save the arts and crafts magic!

The Nutcracker (Musical Books)

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By Fiona Watt. From Usborne Publishing Ltd.
A beautifully illustrated board book that tells the magical story of Clara and her nutcracker doll as they travel to the Land of Sweets. Press the embedded sound buttons to hear specially arranged music from Tchaikovsky's famous ballet.

The Nutcracker (Penguin Bedtime Classics)

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By E. T. A. Hoffmann and Carly Gledhill. From Penguin Books.
(706 reviews)  
Bedtime Classics: charmingly illustrated board book editions of perennial favorites, simplified for the youngest readers!

Bedtime Classics introduce classic works of fiction to little literary scholars through character-driven narratives and colorful illustration. Designed to be the perfect one minute bedtime story (or five minutes--if you're begged to read it over and over) parents can feel good about exposing their children to some of the most iconic pieces of literature, while building their child's bookshelf with these trendy editions!

On Christmas Eve, Clara is given a special gift from her Godfather--a beautiful nutcracker doll.

Treasure Hunters: All-American Adventure

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By James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein. From jimmy patterson.
The U. S. A. is in danger...

Only the Kidds can find the treasure that will save it!

Bick, Beck, Storm and Tommy are stuck in Washington, D. C. without any priceless antiques to hunt--BORING! But everything changes when the Kidds uncover a dastardly conspiracy: a fake Bill of Rights!

Now they're crisscrossing the country in a race to prove the document is a forgery. But the key to exposing the conspiracy may have been under their noses the whole time.

Where Do Diggers Celebrate Christmas?

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By Brianna Caplan Sayres. From Random House Books for Young Readers.
(9 reviews)  
If you loved Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? and its things-that-go sequels, now you can join the many different trucks as they celebrate Christmas!

What do diggers and tractors and forklifts and tankers do to get ready for the holidays? The same things that your family does! From trimming the tree and singing carols to gathering gifts and putting out milk and cookies for Santa, Christmastime for the beloved vehicles of Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? looks a lot like yours. Even Zambonis celebrate . . . on ice!

Winter Is Here

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By Kevin Henkes. From Greenwillow Books.
(121 reviews)  
From Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes and acclaimed painter Laura Dronzek, the bestselling and award-winning creators of When Spring Comes and In the Middle of Fall, this picture book about winter celebrates the sights, sounds, and smells of the season.

This board book edition with sturdy pages is perfect for little hands.

Snow falls, animals burrow, and children prepare for the wonders winter brings. Caldecott Medalist and award-winning author Kevin Henkes’s striking text introduces basic concepts of language and the unique beauty of the winter season.