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Post Releases Here ❆❆ December 2017 Christmas Challenge ❆❆

This is the December "Christmas" seasonal holiday release challenge

The brief 2017 rules:
❄ This challenge runs from December 1st to December 25th.
❄ The books must depict Christmas or other December seasonal holiday, such as Kwanzaa or Chanukah, in some way – in the title, on the cover picture or the setting of the book.
❄ Any type of release will count – wild, OBCZ, LFL or controlled.

No established prized or anything, just for the fun of it. Let’s see how many we can release this year!

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This is the December "Christmas" seasonal holiday release challenge

The brief 2017 rules:
❄ This challenge runs from December 1st to December 25th.
❄ The books must depict Christmas or other December seasonal holiday, such as Kwanzaa or Chanukah, in some way – in the title, on the cover picture or the setting of the book.
❄ Any type of release will count – wild, OBCZ, LFL or controlled.

No established prized or anything, just for the fun of it. Let’s see how many we can release this year!
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I'll have to start looking more seriously!
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I have a few books that qualify!
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I'm in, I'm always in for this one, and BOY do I need a dose of Holiday Cheer this year...
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I have a few to release.
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Thanks for the challenge!
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1. Bad Pets Save CHRISTMAS! True Holiday Tales
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14687375
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1. Hogfather ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14800343/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [The Hogfather is the Discworld version of Santa Claus - sort of - and the whole book has some hilarious riffs on holiday traditions of many kinds.]
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Oh, it sounds so nice! I've got some Christmas books (in Italian, of course, as I'm an Italian staying in Italy :D), could I take part to the Christmas Challenge too?
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2. Can You See What I See? The Night Before CHRISTMAS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14809974/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

3. White CHRISTMAS Pie ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14765578/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [I actually made the pie from the recipe in the book; photo in the JE.]

4. Three French Hens ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14809975/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [For the holiday ornaments on the cover - and the story, which is about the three French hens from "Twelve Days of Christmas".]

5. Dress Your Family in Corduroy or Denim ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14709809/ ), by DAVID Sedaris; wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [For the story "Six to Eight Black Men," about Christmas traditions in the Netherlands - among other things...]

6. The Dreaded Feast: Writers on Enduring the HOLIDAYS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14825340/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [There's a guy in a Santa hat on the cover to indicate which holidays we're talking about.]

7. I Spy SANTA CLAUS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14709449/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

8. A Regency CHRISTMAS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14765579/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.
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2017 December Christmas
1. https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14322864/ A Golfer’s Night Before Christmas.
2. https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14816024/ The Dog in the MANGER
3. https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14817927/ The Very Best Hanukkah Gift
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I think I'll release one book a week till Christmas.
My #1 is
Racconti di Natale (Christmas tales) http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14829770
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9. Miracle on 34th Street ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14717132/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.
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SETTING:
4. Unicorns Don't Give Sleigh Rides
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14500575
5. Busy Body
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13467398
6. Santa's Big Day! Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14771042

TITLE:
7. Touch and Feel CHRISTMAS
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14703164
8. Bear Stays Up for CHRISTMAS
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14820754
9. CHRISTMAS Wishes
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14798750
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10. A Stillness in Bethlehem ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14829884/ ), for the Christmas-time setting and the various Christmas ornaments on the cover; wild release, multiple challenges, photo.
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Release 2

2. A Virgin River Christmas http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14335497
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SETTING:
10. A Thousand Candy Santas
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14820751

TITLE:
11. Rooftop CHRISTMAS
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14820749
12. The Dog Who Saved CHRISTMAS] and Other True Animal Tales
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14500577
13. CHRISTMAS Sticker Storybook
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14746021
14. The HANUKKAH of Great-Uncle Otto
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14757950
15. Precious Moments of CHRISTMAS: Nine Stories that Celebrate the Season
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14499951
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SETTING:
16. Santa's Sleigh Ride
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14708468

TITLE:
17. The CHRISTMAS Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14703807
18. The Night Before CHRISTMAS
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14820747
19. The Poky Little Puppy's First CHRISTMAS
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14412808
20. Latkes and Applesauce: A HANUKKAH Story
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14757253
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11. Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before CHRISTMAS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14825324/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

12. The NORTH POLE Employee Handbook ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14674524/ ), wild release, photo.

13. Murder of a Stacked Librarian ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14832064/ ), which is set during the week of Christmas; wild release, multiple challenges, photo.
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1. MISTLETOE & magic http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12380553/
2. Gingham Bride http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13843451/
she gets a husband for Christmas in this one
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3. a child's CHRISTMAS http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/6544629/
4. CHRISTMAS in cold creek http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14032169/
5. Winter Wonderland http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5848004/ Christmas stories
6. California CHRISTMAS http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12234573/
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Release 5

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SETTING:
21. The Legend of the Poinsettia
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14746026
22. Who is Coming to Our House?
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14544147
23. I Spy Santa Claus
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14744485

TITLE:
24. CHANUKAH: A Joyous Celebration
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14757951
25. There's No Such Thing As a CHANUKAH Bush, Sandy Goldstein
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14757947
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14. In The Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 CHRISTMAS Eve Story ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14739264/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

15. ¡Qué montón de Tamales! ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14827202/ ), for the Christmas-time setting; wild release, photo.

16. A Golfer's Night Before CHRISTMAS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14322864/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.
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SETTING:
26. Hurray for Snow!
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14751315
27. Latkes, Latkes, Good to Eat
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14655166

TITLE:
28. The Care Bears' Night Before CHRISTMAS
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/14820748?
29. The Cheerios CHRISTMAS Play Book
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14687386
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1. A CHRIStmas Promise
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14712626
2. A Texas Christmas
http;//www.bookcrossing.com/journal/14712626
3. Smoke Without Fire -- Christmas cover
http;//www.bookcrossing.com/journal/14731398
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Does a red cover count?
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Does a red cover count?

Not unless it's Christmassy (or other seasonal holiday) too.
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Thanks. I didn't release it for Christmas, now I won't.
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4. Miracle on I 40 by Curtiss Ann Matlock -- Christmas cover; takes place during Christmas
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13259824
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1. A Sixpenny Christmas, by Katie Flynn.
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13334759

Themed Christmas release, with release photograph.
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7. The CHRISTMAS child http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12482809/
8. the cowboy and the angel http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7154355/ (Christmas tree on cover and set on Christmas)
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#2

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8. Comfort and Joy by India Knight, http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14089338/
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#3

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wild releases with photos

1. WinterSong: CHRISTMAS Readings - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14826392
2. The First CHRISTMAS - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14834698
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17. Touched By An Angel: A CHRISTMAS Miracle ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14738200/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.

18. HOLIDAYS On Ice ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14801388/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

19. How the Light Gets In ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14617817/ ), for its Christmas-time setting; controlled release.
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35. Gaspard and Lisa's CHRISTMAS Surprise
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14412806
36. Lady's CHRISTMAS Surprise
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14779988
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1) A CHRISTMAS Carol http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12396095

2) A MERRY little Murder (Nutcracker on cover) http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13683332
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20. A Pussycat's CHRISTMAS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14724279/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

21. I'll Be Home For CHRISTMAS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14358518/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

22. HANUKKAH ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14717129/ ), wild release, photo.

23. A Victorian CHRISTMAS Cottage ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14738195/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

24. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14813359/ ), for the Christmas-themed short story; wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

25. CHRISTMAS Blessings ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14339610/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.
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9. a seaside CHRISTMAS http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14835025/
10. CHRISTMAS on Conrad street http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7059678/
11. down home Carolina CHRISTMAS

and this is likely the end for me unless I get another Christmas book read between now and 12/25
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26. Holidays on Ice ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14358529/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [Santa in cover; Christmas-themed stories.]
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wild release with photo

3. Precious GIFTS - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14840793
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40. The 12 Brides of CHRISTMAS Collection
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14803110
41. Caroselli's CHRISTMAS Baby
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14811041
42. The Night Before the Night Before CHRISTMAS
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14266412
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#3. The Men of Bitter Creek (snowy winterscape on cover) http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13059981?...
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27. CHRISTMAS Poems ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14461152/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

28. Kevin Kling's Holiday Inn ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14611908/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [Several stories set during Christmas/New Year's.]

29. Holidays on Ice ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14812286/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [Stories set during Christmas.]
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46. The CHRISTMAS Books: A CHRISTMAS Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket On the Hearth
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14516215
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30. The Twelve Deaths of CHRISTMAS ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14703250 ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

31. HOLIDAYS: Menus and Music ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14468137 ), wild release, multiple challenges.
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SETTING:
47. The Holiday Gift and A Cold Creek Noel
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14811044
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32. Twelve Days of CHRISTMAS with You ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14813423/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

33. The Night After CHRISTMAS ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14813408/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.
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Wild release of "Trimmed with Murder" by Sally Goldenbaum:
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14091207
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50. Cardwell CHRISTMAS Crime Scene and Secret of Deadman's Coulee
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14811039

Total releases: 50 books

This was my final release for this challenge.
Thank you so much for hosting, NancyNova.
Wishing you the best holiday season!
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wild release with photo

4. Snow Angels - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14847863
Story takes place right around Christmas time.
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34. The Hogmanay Companion ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14681376/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

And I think that does it for me for this year. Thanks for the challenge, and happy holidays!
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#4. DECK THE HALLS http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13683325
(I left it today - can't figure out why it says it's to be released on the 26th and it's past my bedtime..will try to correct when I'm rested!)
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Release 7

7. A Wee Christmas Homicide http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14809428

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