my ever so fabulous husband has this thing about doing a “12 days of Christmas” for me … the 12 days leading up to Christmas. he schemes a clever theme and runs with it … this year’s theme was BOOKS. very clever indeed.

each night as i crawled into my heated bed, i pulled back the comforter to find a brown paper package tied up with string (these are a few of my favorite things…)

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt Beth Hoffman
The Blessings of the Animals Katrina Kittle
I Still Dream About You Fannie Flagg

The Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver
tinkers Paul Harding
Oryx and Crake Margaret Atwood
Room Emma Donoghue
Freedom Jonathan Franzen
Home Marilynne Robinson
Off Main Street Michael Perry
Learning to Die in Miami Carlos Eire
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