Authors to read if you love Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts (born Eleanor Marie Robertson on October 10, 1950) is an American author of more than 225 romance novels. She writes as J. D. Robb for the ''in Death'' series, and has also written under the pseudonyms Jill March and for publications in the U.K. as Sarah Hardesty. Nora Roberts was the first author… Continue reading Authors to read if you love Nora Roberts


Authors to read if you love Louise Penny

Louise Penny (born 1958) is a Canadian author of mystery novels set in the Canadian province of Quebec centred on the work of francophone Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec. Penny's first career was as a radio broadcaster for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. After she turned to writing, she won numerous awards… Continue reading Authors to read if you love Louise Penny

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Stephen King Read-alikes

    Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television series, and comic books. King has published 58 novels, including seven under the… Continue reading Stephen King 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, 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!

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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

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

fiction, Friday Reads

20 of The Most Dysfunctional Families In Literature

Dreading the holidays with your family?  Ever feel like your family has more drama than anyone else you know?  Think again.  These fictitious families will put yours to shame. These books will both entertain you and make you feel better about your own home life.         1. The Karenins and the Levins  Anna Kareninaoffers… Continue reading 20 of The Most Dysfunctional Families In Literature

eBooks, fiction, Friday Reads

Fall into a good eBook! Check out the newest additions to our collection!

Read eBooks. Best-selling authors. New release titles. Classics and crowd-pleasers. Otis Library’s digital collection has it all. Find your next book and start reading. See how easy it is to enjoy our digital collection: OverDrive App Getting started with OverDrive With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library… Continue reading Fall into a good eBook! Check out the newest additions to our collection!

fiction, History, Nonfiction, Vietnam War

Soldier’s Stories

Let's honor the contributions of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, with some books that shed light on the military experience.