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A wonderful article featuring the Amanda Travels series as a Christmas gift suggestion.

Celebrating Seniors

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The Christmas season is an important time for we Seniors to present gifts to our grandchildren. And some of us even produce these gifts. A great example is the Amanda book series by Darlene Foster, who began her writing career in her mid-50s. Her book series will encourage your young relatives to read, read, and read some more! That is the beginning of wisdom and a fulfilling life.

The Amanda book series has six members so far. Each takes place in a different location where Amanda Ross, the title character, learns about that location, meets new friends, and pursues a bit of a mystery. Charming and educational in a fun way. So far, the locations are: New Mexico (the latest), the Danube river, Alberta in Canada (where Darlene was…

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“A book is a gift you can open up over and over again”

 

The very best gifts are books and I would like to share some suggestions for the book lovers on your Christmas list. I am only including books I have read myself and enjoyed. They are in no particular order. Some I have blogged about this past year.

For children:

Silver Rain by Lois Peterson
Alexandria of Africa by Eric Walters
What Happened To Serenity by PJ Sarah Collins
A Hare in the Elephant’s Trunk by Jan L. Coates
Camel Rider by Prue Mason
Bitter, Sweet by Laura Best
Hunger Journeys by Maggie De Vries

For adults:

Garden Spells by Sarah Addison
The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Green Library by Janice Kulyk Keefer
La’s Orchestra Saves the World by Alexander McCall Smith
The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger
The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Madame Bovary’s Daughter by Linda Urbach

Personal Development:

Perseverance by Margaret J. Wheatley
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

For Everyone: The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint Exupery

No one complains about Christmas shopping when they are buying books. You may want to treat yourself as well. Happy book shopping!

Do you have any books you would recommend for gifts?


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