Libraries, St. Patrick's Day

Five Books to Brighten Your St. Patrick’s Day

These books are full of humor, magic, young love, and classic mystery. So, grab a pint, put your feet up, and enjoy!

fiction, Holiday, Mystery

Curl up with a Cozy Mystery!

We love Cozy Mysteries. Most cozy mysteries take place in small, picturesque towns or villages, with characters who you could envision having as neighbors or friends. Mystery Cozies are great to curl up with by the fireplace on a cold winter's day. We have compiled a great list of Cozies for you to explore. Please click… Continue reading Curl up with a Cozy Mystery!

Christmas, cookbooks, craft books, Decorating, entertaining, Holiday

Holiday Decorating & Entertaining Book List

This year, decorate your home & set a table they won't forget with beautiful decorations, centerpieces and amazing food.  Holiday Decorating: Delicious Christmas decorations at historic houses and your home "Enjoy this historical approach to festive Christmasdecorating. Taking inspiration from the wonderful decorations of fruits and greens at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, and other historic house… Continue reading Holiday Decorating & Entertaining Book List

Children's books, cookbooks, Holiday

Kids Holiday Cookbooks

From Scottish Scones and Cupid’s Cupcakes to Grandma’s Hamentaschen, Halloween Haystacks and Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie — find a wonderful collection of fun, family-friendly recipes from here and around the world.  Roll up your sleeves and bake with kids and find terrific recipes that all ages will love to make and eat. Click on the… Continue reading Kids Holiday Cookbooks

fiction, History, Holiday, Nobel Prize Winner

Happy Chinese New Year: Novels that Illuminate Chinese Culture

Let's honor Pearl S. Buck by reading her amazing novel or another book that gives us a glimpse into Chinese culture.

fiction, Holiday, Mystery

Curl up with a Cozy Mystery!

We love Cozy Mysteries. Most cozy mysteries take place in small, picturesque towns or villages, with characters who you could envision having as neighbors or friends. Mystery Cozies are great to curl up with in a storm, by the fireplace or on the beach. We have compiled a great list of Cozies for you to explore. Please… Continue reading Curl up with a Cozy Mystery!

craft books, Decorating, Holiday

Holiday Crafts Books

Spruce up your holiday home with some clever handmade Christmas decorations. Make everything from cute ornaments, creative wreaths, cozy pillows, and festive garlands.  These oh-how-pretty holiday crafts will make your home merry and bright. Holiday Crafts: Fun christmas crafts to make and bake [electronic resource] : Over 60 festive projects to make with your kids.… Continue reading Holiday Crafts Books

Christmas, Holiday, Romance

Holiday Romance: ‘Tis the Season!

Winter is the perfect time to snuggle up with a romance novel, as the holidays create a great backdrop for stories that will warm the heart. Holiday romance offers a little something for everyone and we’ve selected a few titles and authors to highlight.  So as you put up your tree and enjoy the fire on… Continue reading Holiday Romance: ‘Tis the Season!

Decorating, entertaining, Holiday

Holiday Decorating & Entertaining Books

  Decorating: Delicious Christmas decorations at historic houses and your home "Enjoy this historical approach to festive Christmasdecorating. Taking inspiration from the wonderful decorations of fruits and greens at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, and other historic house museums across the nation, this book provides essential details for creating colorful decorations of your own for exteriors, entryways,… Continue reading Holiday Decorating & Entertaining Books