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CrowCAH
The Night Before Christmas | Clement Clarke Moore
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#WinterWonderland #December1963
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nDxhugRKZ8g

Here is Mom‘s 1961(3) copyright audiobook! It still works!

inthegreensandblues That's so cool! Also love this song, thanks for that 🤣💃 13mo
Leftcoastzen I had one , but can‘t remember which title . 13mo
TrishB Oh how lovely 👍🏻 13mo
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EadieB
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TrishB Cool pic 👍🏻 13mo
TrishB I have a black dress that‘s not that much different than the green one! 13mo
EadieB @TrishB styles always repeat every few years! 13mo
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Leftcoastzen
The Fire Next Time | James Baldwin
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#December1963 #winterwonderland So I dug up The NY Times bestseller list for 12/1/1963 .Tagged book was on that list.A book I love!Other jewels ,The Group :Mary McCarthy ,City of Night:John Rechy,Our Lady of Flowers:Jean Genet,The American Way of Death :Jessica Mitford 😀❤️Lovin‘ 1963. http://www.hawes.com/1963/1963-12-01.pdf

merelybookish Nice work! What a fun list of books. 13mo
Leftcoastzen @merelybookish I went ahead and added link to that list.Thanks! 13mo
BarbaraBB Great research! 13mo
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Leftcoastzen That Hawes online source for old NY Times bestseller lists will use up hours of your life.addictive to browse. 13mo
Cinfhen Oh what a night 🎶🎶🎶or in this case, oh what a year!!!!! 13mo
TrishB Great post 👍🏻 some great books there. 13mo
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DivineDiana
The Beatles Anthology | The Beatles
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Found this bookmark in an old book. It is from a now defunct book chain- Borders. Remember that one @Cinfhen ? Although the famous Ed Sullivan appearance wasn‘t until early 1964, their music, already very popular in the U.K., was introduced to the US airwaves in 1963. On Dec. 4,1963, Capital Records released “I Want To Hold Your Hand”. #winterwonderland #december1963

Tanisha_A Love it! 13mo
Naj That's a great bookmark! 13mo
Blueberry I want Borders back... 13mo
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TrishB Cool 👍🏻 I loved Borders, my biggest mum treat was to put my son in school, my daughter in nursery and spend the morning in Borders. It was heaven!! (edited) 13mo
Tamra I remember Borders! 13mo
Lynnsoprano Oh, man, I loved that store! 13mo
Cinfhen I miss Borders SOOOO MUCH!!! And now it‘s DSW Shoe Warehouse 😭😭 13mo
Cinfhen Great bookmark!!!! 13mo
Beatlefan129 Oh my gosh, I would love that bookmark! 13mo
Ruthiella Loved Borders! B&N is just not the same! 13mo
DivineDiana @Tamra @Lynnsoprano @Cinfhen @Ruthiella @TrishB @Blueberry Oh, the good old days! I went to my first author talk at Borders! 😢 13mo
DivineDiana @Tanisha_A @Naj @Beatlefan129 I was so excited to find it! ❤️ 13mo
quietjenn Good bookmark! Borders was my favorite. And their price stickers peeled off so easily. I miss them. 😣 13mo
Cinfhen Hahaha #Truth @quietjenn 😂 13mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage I treasure my old Borders bookmarks. But mine are way more boring than this one! 13mo
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merelybookish
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Letter from E.B. White to Robert Kennedy, Dec. 24, 1963.
(Was on two pages, hence the ugly cropping. 🙄)
#december1963 #winterwonderland @cinfhen @TrishB

Cinfhen Oh WOW!!! That‘s amazing!!! Thanks for sharing 🙌🏻❤️ 13mo
Suet624 That choked me up a bit. Thank you for sharing. 13mo
Cathythoughts This is poignant , beautiful.... 👍🏻♥️nice one 13mo
TrishB That is very cool and clever pick 👍🏻 13mo
merelybookish @Cinfhen @Suet624 @Cathythoughts @TrishB Thanks! That last line is quite moving. 💔 13mo
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TheKidUpstairs
The Group: A Novel | Mary McCarthy
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Number One on the New York Times Fiction Bestseller list from October through to #December1963. Who's read it?

#WinterWonderland @Cinfhen @TrishB

Cathythoughts I appear to have it stacked ... havnt got any further !!! Sounds good 👍🏻 (edited) 13mo
rubyslippersreads I think I read it years ago. 😏 13mo
Cinfhen Premise seems good... 13mo
TrishB Not read ! 13mo
DivineDiana Not I! But of course I would like to ! 🙄😉📚 13mo
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vivastory
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Michael Chabon was born in May '63, not #December1963 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is easily one of my favorite reads of the year. I will definitely be reading more of his work next year!
#WinterWonderland
@Cinfhen @TrishB

TrishB I seem to have stacked this - though doesn‘t look my sort of thing at all. Someone must have done a stellar review! 13mo
vivastory @TrishB It's fantastic, even if you don't care for comics. The characters are the real attraction. 13mo
Cinfhen I own it but haven‘t yet read... I did read & really liked this book by Chabon 13mo
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Suet624 Chabon 💕💕 And this book. 💕 13mo
vivastory @Cinfhen What app do you use for the graphic for the photo challenges? 13mo
Cinfhen I usually use pic collage😊can‘t wait to see your playlist 🙌🏻 13mo
vivastory @Cinfhen I'm pretty excited! I'm going to create a Spotify list for it. 13mo
Cinfhen Even better 🖤🎶🤟🏽 13mo
britt_brooke I read this in January and it‘s one of my best of the year as well! I keep meaning to read the The Escapist comic by Brian K Vaughan. Have you checked it out? 13mo
vivastory @britt_brooke I have it, but haven't read it yet. I'm planning on doing so soon. I'll need it while Saga is on hiatus. I think I asked you before, but have you read his 13mo
vivastory @britt_brooke It's fantastic 13mo
britt_brooke @vivastory I have it, too. 😆 Not sure what I‘m waiting on. I haven‘t read Private Eye, but it looks good - thanks! #stacked 13mo
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Reviewsbylola
The Group: A Novel | Mary McCarthy
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A group of 8 college friends meet up a week after graduation to celebrate the wedding of one of their own. The Group then follows their lives as they each forge their own version of adulthood.

This was on my TBR for awhile because it sounds like something I would love. Then I removed it because the Litsy reviews were mediocre. Now after seeing that it was the top book for The NY Times list for #december1963, I‘m stacking. #winterwonderland

Bklover I seem to remember my mother reading this one at some point. I think she may have recommended it to me. 13mo
TrishB Good reasoning 😁👍🏻 13mo
saresmoore I, too, am easily swayed. Stacked! 13mo
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Cinfhen I once had this stacked too! I‘ll be watching for your review...#NotHoldingMyBreath 13mo
Ruthiella I found this book fascinating! It‘s a little gossipy/soap opera like but also a look at gendered expectations and limitations placed on upper middle class white women in the mid 20th century. 😀 13mo
Suet624 I think I read it years ago when I was much too young. I think it was a bit racy for its time. 13mo
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Eggs
John Lennon: The Life | Philip Norman
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In December 1963 Walter Cronkite showed film of the Beatles playing music and that changed history. We'd just lost our President in November and this broke through the sadness. #december1963 #winterwonderland @TrishB

TrishB This says home to me 💕 13mo
Eggs @TrishB ♥️♥️ 13mo
Cathythoughts 👍🏻♥️♥️♥️ 13mo
Eggs @cathythoughts ❤️😍❤️ (edited) 13mo
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writerlibrarian
The Game Plan | Kristen Callihan
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Valli asked “Parker to reposition the song as a nostalgic remembrance of a young man's first affair with a woman, and, more specifically, Gaudio's courtship with his wife, Judy Parker.
So...I kinda jumped ahead a day... 🤣🤣 this is favourite romance of 2016. A really lovely modern courtship.
#winterwonderland #december1963
@TrishB @Cinfhen

TrishB Great catch 👍🏻 13mo
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