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, Libraries, Nonfiction

Best in Show: books to get you in the mood for the Westminster Dog Show

Calling all dog lovers! The Westminster Dog Show is Coming! Begins Monday, February 11 and ends at 11:00 PM on Tuesday, February 12 How many of you plan to watch the Westminster Dog Show this year?  Get ready for the big day by reading one of these recommended books. Included are books to help you… Continue reading Best in Show: books to get you in the mood for the Westminster Dog Show

fiction, historical fiction, History, Nobel Prize Winner

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 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!

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Authors to read if you love James Patterson

James Brendan Patterson (born March 22, 1947) is an American author and philanthropist. Among his works are the ''Alex Cross'', ''Michael Bennett'', ''Women's Murder Club'', ''Maximum Ride'', ''Daniel X'', ''NYPD Red'', ''Witch and Wizard'', and ''Private'' series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels. His books have sold more than 300 million copies… Continue reading Authors to read if you love James Patterson

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Authors to read if you love Jodi Picoult

Jodi Lynn Picoult (born May 19, 1966) is an American writer. She was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003. Currently approximately 14 million copies of her books are in print worldwide, translated into 34 languages. Jodi Picoult writes wonderful stories of ordinary people thrust into extraordinary situations. If you enjoy her books, you may like the books… Continue reading Authors to read if you love Jodi Picoult

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Authors to read if you love John Grisham

John Ray Grisham Jr. (born February 8, 1955) is an American novelist, attorney, politician and activist, best known for his popular legal thrillers. His books have been translated into 42 languages and published worldwide. Grisham graduated from Mississippi State University before attending the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1981. He practiced criminal law… Continue reading Authors to read if you love John Grisham

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Authors to read if you love Victoria Thompson

Victoria Thompson is the Edgar(R) and Agatha award-nominated author of the Gaslight mysteries--including Murder on Union Square, Murder in the Bowery, Murder in Morningside Heights, and Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue--as well as numerous historical novels. She lives in the Chicago area with her family. If you love books by Victoria Thompson, then give the… Continue reading Authors to read if you love Victoria Thompson

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Authors to read if you love Nancy Thayer

Nancy Thayer is an American novelist who has written thirty books. She lives in Nantucket, Massachusetts, with her husband, Charles Walters. They have two children: Joshua Thayer and Samantha Wilde, who is also a novelist. Some of her books have been translated into Dutch, Italian, German, Danish, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, o Swedish, Romanian, and… Continue reading Authors to read if you love Nancy Thayer

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Authors to read if you love Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart is the New York Times best-selling author of ten books, including Girl Waits with Gun and the rest of the Kopp Sisters series, which are based on the true story of one of America’s first female deputy sheriffs and her two rambunctious sisters. The books are in development with Amazon Studios for a… Continue reading Authors to read if you love Amy Stewart