As children stream from the schools for the long winter break, parents may be looking for a way to entertain their children during the cold winter days.

What better way to spend the break than with a good book? You can pack it and bring it with you on trips or visits with family. You can curl up in front of a warm fireplace during a blustery night.

Not sure what to pick up? The Somervell County Library received a list of new releases that are sure to pique your interest. Browse through the list or take a gander at what’s already on the shelves and let your imagination soar during the break.

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: by David Wroblewski

Divine Justice: by David Baldacci

The Bodies I Left Behind: by Jeffrey Deaver

Foul Play: by Janet Evanovich

Multiple Blessings: by Kate Gosselin

The Private Patient: by P. D. James

Your Heart Belongs to Me: by Dean Koontz

When Organizing Isn’t Enough: by Julie Morgenstern

Cross Country: by James Patterson

Two to the Fifth: by Piers Anthony

Dashing Through the Snow: Mary Higgins Clark

Scarpetta: by Patricia Cornwell

Called Out of Darkness: by Anne Rice

The Other Side of Silence: by Bill Pronzini

Napoleon in Egypt: by Paul Strathenn

Tomorrow’s Promise: by Sandra Brown

Hell Bent: William G. Tappley

Doomwyte: by Brian Jacques

A Member of the Family: by Cesar Millan

The First Patient: by Michael Palmer

The Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting: by Nancy Queen

The Stowaway: by R. A. Salvatore

The Lump of Coal: by Lemony Snicket

Six Geese A-Slaying: by Donna Andrews

Snake Dreams: by James D. Doss

The Fourth Time is Murder: Stephen F. Havill

You: Being Beautiful: by Michael F. Roizen

The Christmas Sweater: by Glenn Beck

Y’all Come Eat: by Jamie Deen

Giada’s Kitchen: by Giada DeLaurentiis

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: by Ina Garten

Salvation in Death: by J. D. Robb

Martha’s Stewart’s Cooking School: by Martha Stewart

The Purpose of Christmas: by Rick Warren

An Irish Country Christmas: by Patrick Taylor

How to Cook Everything: by Mark Bittman

Eve of the Emperor Penguin: by Mary Pope Osborne

American Wife: by Curtis Sittenfeld

Charlie Bone and the Shadow: by Jenny Nimmo

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A Brief History of the Magna Carta: by Geoffrey Hindley

Silver Bells: by Fern Michaels