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New Year's Celebration! (Books and Movies)

This New Year will certainly be a celebration! Welcome 2021 with these books and films featuring the New Year Holiday.

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It's New Years Eve, 1981, and a wild assortment of characters are looking for romance in New York City's East Village

A catered New Year's Eve : a mystery with recipes by Isis Crawford

Its been years since Bernie and Libbys parents became estranged from Ada Sinclairs side of the family, though the reasons for the rift are lost to history. The sisters, however, are intrigued when Ada makes contact. She tells them about the long-ago deaths of her father and his business partner, which happened within hours of each otherand were both ruled accidental. Ada thinks otherwiseand has a plan. On New Years Eve, shell gather a group of guests and read from a diary shes found in her mothers attic that she thinks will expose the culprit. The Simmons sisters agree to provide refreshments for the bash, and when the night arrives, Adas ready to count down to a confession. But as midnight approaches, a guest drops dead. It looks like the menu tonight includes champagne and cyanide ... In the tumult, the diary disappears. When Ada is arrested for murder, she'll have to hope that Bernie and Libby can provide a resolution before the clock runs out

New year's eve

A stellar ensemble cast celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances, and fresh starts in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year

Royal New Year's Eve

Magazine assistant and aspiring fashion designer Caitlyn's world is turned upside down when Prince Jeffrey and his presumed future finance Lady Isabelle come to town. Navigating through her boss Abigail's efforts to sabotage her, Caitlyn spends time creating a dress fit for a princess with her friend Doris, and planning the ball with Jeffrey. Caitlyn and Jeffrey begin to develop feelings for one another but Jeffrey₂s royal commitment to marry Isabelle and assume the throne stands in between them

New Year's Eve murder : a Lucy Stone mystery by Leslie Meier

Winning mother/daughter makeovers in Manhattan from "Jolie" magazine, Lucy Stone and her daughter Elizabeth witness a murder that casts a negative light on several high-style fashionistas and places Elizabeth's life in danger.

The Lawrence Welk show. New Year's specials, January 6, 1962 & January 7, 1967

Presents two episodes, originally aired January 6, 1962, and January 7, 1967, of the longest-running televised American musical variety show, with the original commercials

Feliz año Tijuana

When Alejandro, a Chicano Studies professor from Los Angeles finds himself stranded in the unpredictable border town on New Year's Eve, a surprise encounter with a former student unleashes a roller coaster of emotions in Alejandro that brings his inner conflicts of love, belief, and identity bubbling to the surface

Friends, Foes & Fireworks

An intimate New Year's Eve reunion between five female friends becomes a test of relationships when old tensions spark, truths are told, and rivalries are reignited

Miracle by Danielle Steel

It is New Year's Eve when the storm of the century hits northern California. In a quiet neighborhood in San Francisco, the lives of three strangers are about to collide. For Quinn Thompson, what happens in the storm's wake will bring down a barrier he has built around himself since his wife's death. For neighbor Maggie Dartman, it will spark friendship at a time when she needs it most. And for Jack Adams, a carpenter who will repair Quinn's and Maggie's homes, the storm brings an opportunity: to help two people and to be repaid with the greatest gift of all. As three lives come together and a unique friendship is forged, something extraordinary begins to happen--Maggie, still grieving a loss, slowly comes alive again--and Jack finally shares a painful secret he has hidden for years. But at the center of the friendship is Quinn. A man who has scaled heights of success in business, Quinn is now adrift, waiting as builders put the finishing touches on his newest passion, a 180-foot yacht he plans to sail around the world. Looking back at all he missed with his family while he built his empire, Quinn is consumed by guilt, focused only on escaping to the sea. But as his plans near completion, and his friendship with Maggie begins to change, Quinn faces a choice--between a safe haven and an adventure of the heart. The choice he makes will affect other lives as powerfully as his own

Oona out of order by Margarita Montimore

"Time Traveler's Wife meets Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in a wondrous novel exploring the burdens of time, the endurance of love, and the timelessness of family. Just because life might be out of order, doesn't mean it's broken. It's new years eve 1982, and Oona Lockhart has her whole life before her. At the stroke of midnight she will turn nineteen, and the year ahead promises to be one of consequence. Should she go to London to study economics, or follow her heart and remain at home in Brooklyn to be with her boyfriend? As the countdown to the new year begins, Oona feels lightheaded, woozy, and it's not from the champagne. At the stroke of midnight Oona is torn from her life and everyone she loves, finding herself in her 51 year old body thirty-three years into the future. Greeted by a friendly stranger in a beautiful house she's told is her own, Oona learns that will with each passing year she will leap to another age at random. Still a young woman on the inside, but ever changing on the outside, who will she be next year? Philanthropist? Club kid? World traveler? Wife to a man she's never met? Hopping through decades, and a lifetime Oona Out of Order is a surprising, magical novel that explores the power of love, the bonds of family, and thewonders of life"--

Mixed doubles by Jill Mansell

"New Years is looming, and best friends Liza, Dulcie and Pru are making their resolutions. Liza wants to get married-she's never had any trouble hooking a man. The trouble is, she can never stay interested once she's got him. Dulcie thinks marriage sucks.Her husband, Patrick, may be gorgeous and charming, but the impulsive Dulcie needs more excitement in her life. She's seriously contemplating a divorce. Pru loves her roving husband, and she secretly enjoys the periods when he's making up for his outrageous behavior. All she wants is to stay married. Liza, Dulcie, and Pru have no idea what the New Year has in store, but Fate has some sneaky plans up her sleeve..."--

A Toast to murder by Allyson K Abbott

Mack Dalton has named plenty of murderers since she and her barstool detectives began cracking cold cases. But as a new year looms, time is ticking on the hunt for her craftiest villain yet . . . As Milwaukee counts down to New Year's Eve, bar owner Mackenzie "Mack" Dalton has but one resolution-unmask the dangerous mastermind who has been taunting her and killed bouncer Gary Gunderson. Mack and her fellow barflies have fleshed out a suspect and arranged an invite-only party to put a cork in the murderer's game for good. But when the clock strikes midnight and their suspect is found cold and stiff on the basement stairs, it seems the celebration may have come too soon. Now Mack must rely on her special talents to find the real criminal among the crowd of revelers-or someone won't survive until last call . .

This year I will-- : how to finally change a habit, keep a resolution, or make a dream come true by M Ryan

Learn the secret to making changes that stick. Every so often people get inspired (again!) to lose weight, get organized, start saving, or stop worrying -but a few months later they give up, frustrated. It doesn't have to be that way. In This Year I Will . . ., bestselling author M.J. Ryan offers breakthrough wisdom and coaching to help readers make this time the time that change becomes permanent. Why do people find it so hard to change? The secret is that everyone has their own formula for making changes that stick, but most people don't know what theirs is. They think there is one way to lose five pounds, and another way to stay on top of their e-mail, but they don't realize that for all changes, there is one system that works best for each individual. This Year I Will . . . helps you lock on to your unique formula for planning, implementing, and seeing a life change through, so you can use it again and again to tackle anything else you'd like to do. For anyone who has broken a New Year's resolution, fallen off a diet, or given up on fulfilling a dream, the ingenious strategies, inspiring stories, and sheer motivational energy of This Year I Will . . . help you make a promise to yourself that you can actually keep

No fixed line by Dana Stabenow

"'... though there is no fixed line between wrong and right, There are roughly zones whose laws must be obeyed.' It is New Year's Eve, nearly six weeks into an off-and-on blizzard that has locked Alaska down, effectively cutting it off from the outside world. But now there are reports of a plane down in the Quilak mountains. With the National Transportation Safety Board unable to reach the crash site, ex-Trooper Jim Chopin is pulled out of retirement to try to identify the aircraft, collect the corpses, and determine why no flight has been reported missing. But Jim discovers survivors: two children who don't speak a word of English. Meanwhile, PI Kate Shugak receives an unexpected and unwelcome accusation from beyond the grave, a charge that could change the face of the Park forever." --

Tempted at midnight by Cheris F Hodges

For hopeless romantic Sylvie Gates, there's nothing quite as magical as a New Year's Eve kiss. So as the clock nears midnight at her best friend's party, Sylvie makes a beeline for the sexiest guy in the room. A happily-ever-after would be nice of course, but Sylvie's trying to live in the moment. Plus, she's about to begin the biggest project of her interior design career, so she better just enjoy her last night of freedom . . . Newly appointed CEO of troubled Jordan Industries, Erik Jordan expects New Year's Eve is the last night off he'll have all year-and the billionaire plans to make the most of it. Locking lips with gorgeous Sylvie is just the beginning of an unforgettably steamy night together. But the fact that she steals his signature move and slips away in the morning is only the first surprise. The second is running into her again-at her job remodeling his company. Is it coincidence-or the power of a perfectly-timed kiss? With the electricity still crackling between them, and some major challenges ahead of them, they'll find out before the year is through . . . Contains mature themes

Break

"On a winter break in the mountains, a merry band of sporty twenty-something friends, three boys and two girls make their way to an old gondola lift to have an unforgettable New Year's Eve celebration at the top of the mountain. As adventure turns into a nightmare, the cabe car grinds to a halt over the abyss. Sub-zero temperatures, confinement, height and fear of a slow death, creates conflict and further calamities as the fight for survival." --container

Same time, next year by Debbie Macomber

James Wilkens was almost a Manning groom-because he almost married one of the Manning sisters. With that broken engagement behind him, he spends New Year's Eve in Las Vegasіwhere he meets Summer Lawton. She's just suffered a painful betrayal, and James promises her that in a year, she'll be over it. To prove his point, he makes a date to meet her in Vegas Same Time, Next Year. Except it turns out to be more than a date-it's a wedding!

Has anyone seen my pants? by Sarah Colonna

How does a gal with a successful career, great friends, and a razor-sharp wit find herself wandering pants-less through the hallways of a casino hotel in Iowa on New Year's Eve? Ask Sarah Colonna. Has Anyone Seen My Pants? is a laugh-out-loud trip around America (and Mexico!) with Sarah as she braves crying in nail salons, mother-daughter road trips, Iowan casinos, and single-shaming resorts. From a fling-gone-wrong to friend breakups and a new romance, Sarah's signature wit and sharp observations take you on a journey at once so deviously funny and surprisingly compassionate that it might just steal your heart-not to mention your pants

A long way down by Pierce Brosnan

When four strangers meet on New Year's Eve, they form a surrogate family to help one another

Cowboy and the New Year's Baby by Sherryl Woods

New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings together two unlikely lovers on a cold New Year's Eve in this beloved Adams Dynasty story. When single, independent-minded mother-to-be Trish Delacourt went into labor on the side of a snowy road, she swallowed her pride and flagged down the nearest passing motorist. What she hoped for was a Good Samaritan. What she got was rancher Hardy Jones, handsome as sin and sworn to be single. He knew nothing about birthing babies, but he was going to have to take a crash course-pronto! Inveterate ladies' man Hardy never could turn down a beautiful woman, so when the pregnant damsel in distress needed him, he helped deliver her beautiful baby girl. But what was to become of Hardy's no-strings-attached policy? One look at Trish-and her adorable daughter-and he felt a most unfamiliar pullі
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