cookbooks, fiction, Nonfiction

Culinary Fiction

These books will help to educate and inspire you, whether you’re a novice cook or a chef. So check out a few of these reads to feed your brain and whet your appetite for great food tales.

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 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 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

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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

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

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!

Agatha Christie, fiction, Mystery

Mystery Book List

Please click on the book titles to check availability or place a hold. Cozy Mysteries 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… Continue reading Mystery Book List