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10 new children’s books to savor this season

If your family is like mine, certain holiday storybooks come out once a year to savor under the covers. Maybe you also like to give books to an eager reader or reader-to-be. We've selected 10 new titles that celebrate Christmastime, winter, traditions and the season of giving.

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Book review: ‘The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein’ clever, compelling reimagining of horror classic

Parents need to know that Kiersten White's The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein is a reimagining of Mary Shelley's classic tale of horror. It focuses on the female characters who people the original novel. There's a large amount of violence, more often implied than shown, that includes a strangling, a hanging, a shooting, and a stabbing. A small amount of swearing includes "s -- t," "piss," "ass," and "bitch."

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Ada Limón reads from her new book, ‘The Carrying’

Lexington-based poet Ada Limón reads “The Last Thing” from her new book, “The Carrying,” the follow up to her acclaimed “Bright Dead Things,” which was nominated for numerous awards, including the National Book Award.