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Monthly Features

DECEMBER

Friday, 1Dec - Downtown Dixon Annual Christmas Walk
Monday, 25Dec, Closed - Wishing You the Merriest of Christmas Days
Tuesday, 26Dec, Boxing Day - Open (as usual) at 7am for Your Coffee & Reading Needs

Books are evolution, enlightenment, entertainment, escape, education, exercise, expansion of the mind, elevation of the heart, energy, enjoyment, elation, extension, experience, elopement, entanglement, exhiliration, etc, etc


 

De-stress By Meeting Our December Reading Challenge:
Read a Book That Was Made Into (or Inspired) a 2017 Movie 
And to Help, Take 20% Off Any of Those "Inspiring" Books

 



Famous Literary Birthdays

Rex Stout, Jan Brett - 1Dec

Elizabeth Berg - 2Dec
Joseph Conrad - 3Dec
Joan Didion - 5Dec
Joyce Kilmer - 6Dec

 
Willa Cather - 7Dec
James Thurber,
Mary Gordon - 8Dec

Jean de Brunhoff,
John Milton,
Dalton Trumbo - 9Dec



Emily Dickinson, Cornelia Funke - 10Dec



 
Grace Paley, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn - 11Dec


Gustave Flaubert - 12Dec
Betty Smith,
Edna O'Brien -
15Dec


Jane Austen,
Arthur C Clarke, Philip K Dick - 16Dec


Ford Madox Ford
 - 17Dec


 
Saki (H H Munro) - 18Dec
Eve Bunting - 19Dec
Rebecca West - 20Dec
Kenneth Rexroth - 21Dec

Robert Bly - 23Dec

Mary Higgins Clark - 24Dec
Carlos Castaneda - 25Dec
Henry Miller, David Sedaris - 26Dec

Rod Serling, Manuel Puig - 28Dec

Rudyard Kipling, Mercer Mayer - 30Dec

Clarence Major - 31Dec


 


The Holidays Are Coming!
**20% off Great Lakes Booksellers Gift Recommendations**

A Child's Christmas in Wales Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780823438709
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Holiday House - October 17th, 2017

Christmas Fun Mad Libs: Deluxe Stocking Stuffer Edition Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780515157093
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mad Libs - October 18th, 2016

Merry Christmas from the Very Hungry Caterpillar Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524784249
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - October 17th, 2017

Mr. Dickens and His Carol Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250154040
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flatiron Books - October 31st, 2017

The Nutcracker: A Babylit(r) Dancing Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423647485
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gibbs Smith - September 12th, 2017

How to Catch an Elf Cover Image
By Adam Wallace, Andy Elkerton (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492646310
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - October 4th, 2016

Christmas in Camelot Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780375858123
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2009

Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062662996
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow & Company - October 10th, 2017

Wishin' and Hopin': A Christmas Story Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780061941016
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - November 2nd, 2010

Gingerbread Christmas Cover Image
By Jan Brett (Illustrator), Jan Brett
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399170713
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 18th, 2016