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  • 0 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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12 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fosston Public Library EVA (Text) 33500013298682 New Checked out 12/10/2020
McIntosh Public Library EVA (Text) 33500013298690 New Checked out 12/12/2020
Moorhead Public Library EVA (Text) 33500013298708 New Checked out 12/11/2020
Godel Memorial-Warren Library EVA (Text) 35500006328957 New Checked out 11/30/2020
Greenbush Public Library EVA (Text) 35500006329096 New In transit -

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  • ISBN: 9781982129606
  • ISBN: 1982129603
  • Physical Description: 368 pages ; 19 cm.
  • Edition: First Gallery books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Gallery Books, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"After nearly two decades, Noel Post returns to her childhood home in Salt Lake City to see her estranged, dying father. What she believed would be a brief visit turns into something more as she inherits the bookstore her father fought to keep alive. Reeling from loneliness, a recent divorce, and unanticipated upheavals in her world, Noel begins receiving letters from an anonymous source, each one containing thoughts and lessons about her life and her future. She begins to reacquaint herself with the bookstore and the people she left behind, and in doing so, starts to unravel the reality of her painful childhood and the truth about her family. As the holidays draw near, she receives a Christmastime revelation that changes not only how she sees the past but also how she views her future."--Publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 October #1
    After losing her marriage, apartment, and job in New York, the last place Noel Books wants to land is back in Utah managing her late, estranged father's estate. When she takes ownership of the family bookshop, Noel dives into the world she escaped years ago and discovers her father may not have been the man she remembers. Then a series of anonymous letters addressed to Noel start arriving. Their mysterious encouragement about her inner worth, hope in darkness, and how much she is loved forces her to revisit her own stories from the past and reconcile them with the truth of her father's legacy. Evans returns to his holiday-themed Noel Collection, following Noel Street (2019) with a fourth standalone novel. The Noel Letters is a cozy yet poignant portrait of personal awakening amidst the complexity of grief in estrangement. Evans' seasoned finesse with his characters' emotional growth makes Noel a relatable protagonist whose struggles with self-worth and unexpected change feel familiar and validating. A lovely read that beautifully contrasts the mistruths of memory and the redemptive power of new beginnings. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Richard Paul Evans is the #1 bestselling author of The Christmas Box. Each of his more than thirty-five novels has been a New York Times bestseller. There are more than thirty-five million copies of his books in print worldwide, translated into more than twenty-four languages. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Mothers Book Award, the Romantic Times Best Women&;s Novel of the Year Award, the German Audience Gold Award for Romance, five Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Awards, The Washington Times Humanitarian of the Century Award, and the Volunteers of America National Empathy Award. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife, Keri, and their five children. You can learn more about Richard on Facebook at, or visit his website

Subject: Bookstores > Fiction.
Parent and adult child > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Faith > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Salt Lake City (Utah) > Fiction.
Christmas stories.
Genre: Christian fiction.
Romance fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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