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7 Offbeat Funny Fiction Novels Featuring Quirky Characters

Posted about 6 hours ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, New: Books and Movies, Romance and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal factors, books to read, character-driven storylines, engaging writing style, funny fiction, funny tone, humorous stories, offbeat tone, quirky characters and Short Stories

A selection of books that are funny, quirky and offbeat.

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6 Amusing Fiction Novels With a Heartwarming Tone

Posted about 7 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Mysteries and Thrillers and Romance | Tagged with amusing tone, appeal factors, books to read, character-driven storylines, engaging writing style, funny books, funny fiction, heartwarming tone, humorous stories, likable characters, offbeat tone, quirky characters, tone in writing and upbeat tone

Enjoy a selection of books that are sure to induce laughter and pleasant feelings.

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Celebrating NaNoWriMo with a Season of Creativity

Posted about 10 days ago by April S

Posted in Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | Tagged with creative writing, NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, Toledo, Ohio, University of Toledo Libraries, writing and writing workshops

In celebration of NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, we're working in partnership with the University of Toledo Libraries to inspire the creative mind by hosting a series of workshops - we hope you'll join us!

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Death in the National Parks

Posted about 12 days ago by Katie M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with accidents, anecdotes, cautionary tales, National Parks and travel

National Parks offer some of the most gorgeous and serene landscapes in all of America, but don’t be fooled, these areas are essentially death traps for the ill prepared. Read on to explore my fascination with demise in the National Parks.

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