Book picks as published in the December 12, 2018 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
The Christmas lights : a novel
By Karen Swan
Norway, 1936. Fifteen-year old Signy Odegard is sent with her sister and village friends to the summer pastures. But miles from home, threats begin to lurk in friendly faces. December 2018. With a social media following in the millions, Bo Loxley and Zac Elliott are paid to travel the globe. Booked to spend Christmas in Norway, they set up home with local guide Anders and his fierce grandmother, Signy.
Winter solstice : a novel
By Elin Hilderbrand
It’s been too long since the entire Quinn family has been able to celebrate the holidays under the same roof. With Bart back safe and sound from Afghanistan, they are preparing for a holiday more joyous than any they’ve experienced in years. But it just wouldn’t be a Quinn family gathering if things went smoothly. A celebration of everything we love–and some of the things we endure–about the holidays.