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Bookstr’s Three to Read: Holiday Read! Trust Issues! Mysterious Disappearances!

Hey, fellow book lovers! Welcome to Bookstr’s Three to Read! I hope you’re prepared for this holiday as we got some great reads for you to try. I know this pandemic has been more than crazy but what better way to spend your time than deep in a book? Check out the full video below!

Hot Pick

Five Total Strangers

by Natalie D. Richards

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She thought being stranded was the worst thing that could happen. She was wrong.

Mira needs to get home for the holidays. Badly. But when an incoming blizzard results in a canceled connecting flight, it looks like she might get stuck at the airport indefinitely.

And then Harper, Mira’s glamorous seatmate from her initial flight, offers her a ride. Harper and her three friends can drop Mira off on their way home, but as they set off, Mira realizes her fellow travelers are all total strangers. And every one of them is hiding something.

Soon, roads go from slippery to terrifying. People’s belongings are mysteriously disappearing. Someone in the car is clearly lying, and may even be sabotaging the trip—but why? And can Mira make it home alive, or will this nightmare drive turn fatal?


This thrilling new read will have you on the edge of your seat as you dive deeper into Mira’s journey home. Be careful with which stranger you trust.


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The Noel Letter

by Richard Paul Evans

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After nearly two decades, Noel Post, an editor for a major New York publishing house, 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.
What better way to get into the holiday spirits with this heartwarming story. If you’re looking for a read with courage, self reflection, and perfect to get you in the mood for the holidays, this read is for you!

Dark Horse

The Girl Who Wasn’t there

by Penny Joelson
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Nothing ever happens on Kasia’s street. And Kasia would know, because her chronic illness keeps her stuck at home, watching the outside world from her bedroom window. So when she witnesses what looks like a kidnapping, she’s not sure whether she can believe her own eyes…

There had been a girl in the window across the street who must have seen something too. But when Kasia ventures out to find her, she is told the most shocking thing of all: There is no girl.

You should definitely check this story out as it’s perfect for individuals interested in diverse characters. Joelson explores real life issues and chronic illness with this read!
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