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!

fiction, historical fiction, Mystery, Read-alikes

Deanna Raybourn Read-alikes

Deanna Raybourn (born June 17, 1968) is an American author of historical fiction and historical mysteries. Raybourn was born in Fort Worth, Texas, but now lives in Williamsburg, Virginia. She graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio where she majored in English and History. Her first published novel, Silent in the Grave, was nominated for the Agatha Award for best new mystery of 2007.[2] Set in Victorian era England, the acclaimed series[1] has been… Continue reading Deanna Raybourn Read-alikes

fiction, Mystery, Read-alikes

Linda Fairstein Read-alikes

Linda Fairstein is an American author and former prosecutor focusing on crimes of violence against women and children. She served as head of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's office from 1976 until 2002 and is the author of a series of novels featuring Manhattan prosecutor Alexandra Cooper. Wikipedia If you enjoy reading… Continue reading Linda Fairstein Read-alikes

fiction, Mystery, Read-alikes

Lisa Gardner Read-alikes

Lisa Gardner is an American author of fiction. She is the author of several thrillers including ''The Killing Hour'' and ''The Next Accident''. She also wrote romance novels using the pseudonym Alicia Scott. If you enjoy reading books by Lisa Gardner try these authors. Alan Jacobson False accusations - False Accusations is a twisting psychological thriller, a… Continue reading Lisa Gardner Read-alikes

fiction, Libraries, Mystery, Read-alikes

Authors to read if you love Nelson DeMille

Nelson Richard DeMille is an American author of action adventure and suspense novels. His novels include Plum Island, The Charm School, and The Gold Coast. DeMille has also written under the pen names Jack Cannon, Kurt Ladner, Ellen Kay and Brad Matthews. Looking for books similar to DeMille? Try out these authors and see if… Continue reading Authors to read if you love Nelson DeMille

fiction, Libraries, Mystery, Read-alikes

Authors to read if you love Janet Evanovich

What to read next? Evanovich is known for her laugh-out-loud Stephanie Plum books, which contain a wonderful mix of several mystery sub-genres: the quirks of a cozy, the style of a private investigator, and the grit and tone of a police procedural.  There’s also an undercurrent of romance in Evanovich’s books, adding another layer to… Continue reading Authors to read if you love Janet Evanovich

fiction, Mystery, Poetry

Honoring Edgar Allen Poe

Today we honor Edgar Allen Poe for his unforgettable poetry and stories of suspense.

Agatha Christie, fiction, Friday Reads, horror, Mystery, Young Adult

The Suspense is Killing Me!

YA books with Small Casts, but Big Suspense Focusing on just a few characters, these YA thrillers and mysteries are packed with subterfuge, subtle clues, and lots of tension. Click on the book title to place your Otis Library holds!   The Girl in the Wall by Daphne Benedis-Grab: Former best friends Ariel and Sera must… Continue reading The Suspense is Killing Me!

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!

eBooks, fiction, horror, Mystery

Stranger Things Reading List

You've binged the Netflix hit series and now you've got a year to wait before it comes back. We have the perfect books to help you pass the time. Click on book titles to place holds and to view availability. Ready Player One Ernest Cline Author House of Secrets House of Secrets Series Book 1… Continue reading Stranger Things Reading List