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Christmas Books

Eloise19 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 3:14 PM
What ARE some good Christmas books? Nothing occurs to me after Dickens' story.
ElihuE Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 10:20 PM
Excellent answer: Thank you!
ElNorm Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:38 PM
CHRISTMAS IN COWCHIP on Amazon is a fun Christmas story. Check it out. There is life after Dickens, though I have read that particular book about a dozen times and have my three favorite Scrooge movies on DVD that I watch each and every Christmas. If I had only one book aside from the Bible that I could carry with me on my next trip to Mars, it would be "A Christmas Carol."
Steve of CA Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 4:50 PM
I like the Rumpole stories which can be read or seen on DVD (it was a series some years ago), for example:
http://www.amazon.com/Rumpole-Bailey-Complete-Series-Megaset/dp/B000CRR360

or

http://www.amazon.com/Forever-Rumpole-Best-Stories/dp/0143122142/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1355262536&sr=1-1&keywords=rumpole
Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 3:21 PM
How about Luke 2:1-18, Matthew 1:18-24 and Matthew 2:1-12?

During the holidays, a shopping mall can be more like a shopping maul. One way to avoid that scene is to give books as Christmas gifts, since books can be bought on-line, painlessly.

A book that fits in with the holiday spirit is "No, They Can't!" by TV show host John Stossel. It is written with a light touch, but gets across some pretty heavy stuff about economics. The title is a take-off on Obama's old slogan, "Yes, we can!"

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