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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library HAY (Text) 33500013141288 New Checked out 02/19/2020
Warroad Public Library HAY (Text) 35500006259293 New Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062954466
  • ISBN: 0062954466
  • Physical Description: 368 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]

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General Note:
"Originally published in Ireland in 2017 by Hachette Books Ireland" -- title page verso
"P.S. insights, interviews & more..." - cover
Summary, etc.:
"The days are turning colder, preparations are under way for the Winter Fest, and everyone is hoping for a little holiday magic on the Finfarran peninsula. And as Cassie Fitzgerald, fresh from Toronto, is about to discover, there's more to the holidays on the west coast of Ireland than mistletoe and mince pies. Enchanted by the small town where her dad was born, Cassie makes friends and joins local librarian Hanna Casey's writing group in Lissbeg Library. But the more she's drawn into the festivities leading up to her first Irish Christmas, the more questions she wants to ask. Why does her sweet-tempered grandmother Pat find it so hard to express her feelings? What's going on between Pat and her miserly husband Ger? What happened in the past between the Fitzgeralds and Hanna's redoubtable mother Mary Casey? And what about Shay: handsome, funny, smart, and intent on making Cassie's stay as exciting as he can. Could he be the one for her? As Christmas Eve approaches, it's Cassie, the outsider, who reminds Lissbeg's locals that love, family, and friendship bring true magic to the season. But will her own, fractured family rediscover the joys of coming home?" -- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 September #2
    The latest novel in Hayes-McCoy series set on Ireland's Finfarran Peninsula, following Summer at the Garden Cafe (2018), has a cozy Christmastime plot. Cassie, the granddaughter of Pat and Ger, was raised in Canada where her father emigrated. An adventurous youngest child who travels the world as a cruise hairdresser, Cassie impulsively decides to visit her father's birthplace, Lissbeg, as the village prepares for the annual Christmas festival. The new community collective on the former convent grounds provides an idyllic gathering place and a home for local businesses. Beyond the charming fa├žade, there's also some drama, and Cassie finds herself getting mixed up in the residents' lives and relationships. She also tries to understand the history that has kept her father from returning to his homeland. In addition to the sweet family-centered holiday story, readers will be happy to catch up with Hanna and the library, her daughter, Jazz, and other characters and places from the author's previous novels. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Families > Ireland > Fiction.
Villages > Ireland > Fiction.
Christmas stories.
Ireland, West of > Fiction.
FICTION / General.
Christmas stories.
Genre: Christmas stories.
Domestic fiction.
Romance fiction.
Love stories.
Christmas fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Romance fiction.

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