December-January Book of the Month
Hornbeam All In by Cynthia Rylant.
Hornbeam is a charismatic moose who loves puzzles and potato salad and, most of all, his friends. Come join the pals on their many adventures!
Mercy Watson Is Missing!: Tales from Deckawoo Drive by Kate DiCamillo.
When Mercy Watson the pig goes missing, all of Deckawoo Drive is in an uproar. The Watsons are inconsolable, and the local police, fire, and animal control departments are no help whatsoever. Granted, Percival Smidgely, PI, may be more bumbler than gumshoe, but his pigeon, Polly, is there to point the way. Meanwhile, Frank and Stella Endicott and Stella’s friend Horace Broom are ready to do some investigating of their own.
The Godhead Complex by James Dashner.
Flare above, maze below. Sadina and the islanders are up against both man and nature as they navigate their way to Alaska. There, they hope to meet the mysterious Godhead, unsure of what separates myth from truth. But the Godhead, now led by Alexandra, is fractured. Within the cracks of their sacred trinity, secrets are revealed that blur the lines of good and evil forever.
The Fury by Alex Michaelides.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient, a masterfully paced thriller about a reclusive ex–movie star and her famous friends whose spontaneous trip to a private Greek island is upended by a murder.
This is a tale of murder. Or maybe that’s not quite true.
At its heart, it’s a love story, isn’t it?
WINTER: A SOLSTICE STORY by Kelsey E. Gross
Tonight is the longest night of the year—solstice is here! Deep in the forest, the dark, cold, and quiet of winter is all around. Owl, Mouse, and Deer all watch the light fades and dark surrounds them, but they have a gift of hope to share with their neighbors. The moon and stars shine down on a lone tree in the forest, and the animals gather around to bask in its light.
BAD KITTY GOES TO THE VET by Nick Bruel
When Kitty is happy and healthy, everything is perfect. She jumps around, eats everything in sight and has the energy to keep slobbering puppies in their place. But when she's sick, all she can do is lie in her bed. Looks like it's time for this sick kitty to go... to the vet.
HEARTSTOPPER VOL 5. by Alice Oseman
Nick and Charlie are very much in love. They’ve finally said those three little words, and Charlie has almost persuaded his mum to let him sleep over at Nick’s house... but with Nick going off to university next year, is everything about to change?
FRAGILE DESIGNS by Collen Coble
Since her police-officer husband Eric’s mysterious murder, Carly Harris has been struggling to support herself and their infant son. So when her grandmother proposes she and her two sisters restore the family’s large Beaufort home and turn it into a bed-and-breakfast, she immediately gets to work clearing out the house. In the process, she uncovers a family secret that Eric kept hidden. And an heirloom that the wrong person wouldn’t hesitate to kill for.