By: Rachel Woods, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive

(Ed. note: You can view all the Holiday Spectacular Sale titles in Marketplace)

The Man who Changed the WorldIt seems like just yesterday we were buying Halloween candy and watching horror films. I’m still working on eating the leftover candy but now the holiday season is truly upon us with the arrival of the 2016 Holiday Spectacular Sale. So, congratulations! You get a two-for-one post this month: I’m going to highlight some new titles (as usual) and tell you about some great titles on sale now through December 31st. Let’s dive in!

New this month
This month has stand-up comics galore in addition to other interesting titles:

You can view the full list of new titles here

Holiday Spectacular Videos
On sale now through December 31st

  • Recycling!Scrooge A great animated story paired with American Sign Language
  • Mozart’s Sister (French) Maria Anna Mozart was the sister of the renowned composer, and a music prodigy in her own right
  • Herbie Hancock: Possibilities A behind-the-scenes look at Hancock’s 2005 album, Possibilities, including interviews with artists he asked to join the recording sessions
  • Shirley Temple’s Early Years, Volume 1 A collection of Temple’s 1932 films, made when she was just four years old
  • Miss Minoes (Dutch) Based on the children’s book by Annie M. G. Schmidt in which a cat is transformed into a young woman and assists a journalist with keeping his job
  • I Give It a Year Everyone at the wedding seems to think Nat and Josh’s marriage won’t survive the first year, and the happy couple is starting to have doubts themselves
  • Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) The 1935 version of the perennial holiday classic stars Sir Seymour Hicks in the role he played on stage thousands of times