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Sometimes, all it takes to transport you to an entirely different time, place, and state of mind are a few lines from a favorite book.
Ad Hudler, author of SOUTHERN LIVING and MAN OF THE HOUSE, shares a story of a less-than-ideal living situation, and how a well-timed book on Christm
Kate Jacobs --- author of the bestselling FRIDAY NIGHT KNITTING CLUB, KNIT TWO, and the newly released holiday-
Rosalind Noonan, co-author of SNOW ANGELS, fondly looks back on one Christmas, when her young daughter’s onl
Donna VanLiere --- author of the bestselling holiday tales THE CHRISTMAS SHOES, THE CHRISTMAS BLESSING and THE CHRISTMAS SECRET --- humorously recalls
Below, Robert Hilburn --- author of CORNFLAKES WITH JOHN LENNON --- shares a tale of an unwanted gift, and how a mysterious baseball player changed his outlook on reading forever.
Dolen Perkins Valdez --- whose debut novel, WENCH, hits stores next month --- recalls receiving a very treasured copy of her favorite book one Christmas, and takes the opportunity to thank her favorite author for changing her life.
Sometimes, there is nothing more difficult around the holidays than being away from your home and family. Below, Mahbod Seraji --- author of ROOFTOPS OF TEHRAN --- recalls how he survived his first Christmas in America with the help of some kind friends and a really great book.
Psychologist and social
Christina Baker Kline --- author of several works of fiction and nonfiction, including CHILD OF MINE, THE WAY LIFE SHOULD BE and BIRD IN HAND --- describes a particular favorite holiday story and the family tradition it inspired.