New books for the week of December 09, 2017

 

Book cover of The Man Who Invented Christmas by Les Standiford“The Man Who Invented Christmas”
by Les Standiford

Not a major motion picture, this eBook tell the story of how Charles Dicken’s book, “A Christmas Carol” rescued his career and taught us the true meaning of the holiday spirit or should I say spirits.

 

Book cover of The Battle for Christmas by Stephen Nissenbaum  "The Battle for Christmas"
by Stephen Nissenbaum

If you think the battle over “Christmas” vs. “Xmas” is something new think again. This eBook tells the true tale of the Puritans of Colonial Massachusetts who thought Christmas was an excuse to be much too merry and outlawed the holiday. Bah-humbug!

 

book cover of Finding Christmas by James Calvin Schaap"Finding Christmas"
by James Calvin Schaap

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a little Christmas cheer and this eBook offers just that with seven stories that show how imperfect people can find grace and joy in an imperfect world.

 

Downloadable ebooks and Audiobooks

The library has just added hundreds of new titles! Everything from crafting to cooking to children’s books can be found on our website www.whitco.lib.wa.us.  Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.