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Celebrating NaNoWriMo with a Season of Creativity

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with creative writing, events, 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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5 Funny Fiction Novels Chock Full of Farce and Satire

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Mysteries and Thrillers and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with adult books for young adults, amusing, books to read, dystopias, farce, farcical fiction, funny fiction, Historical Fiction, humorous stories, Literary Fiction, Magical Realism, misfits, Noir Fiction, offbeat, satirical fiction, suspense and witty

Stories that are sure to tickle your funny bone.

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4 Laugh Out Loud Domestic Fiction Novels

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Mysteries and Thrillers and New: Books and Movies | Tagged with amusing, books to read, coming of age stories, domestic fiction, eccentrics, engaging, family relationships, funny fiction, Humorous Fiction, humorous stories, likable characters, Motherhood -- Humor, quirky, upbeat and witty

A selection of humorous novels focusing on family relationships along with tips on finding a good book.

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10 Genuinely Funny Funny Fiction Books You're Sure to Love

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Mysteries and Thrillers, Romance and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with book recommendations, conversational, energetic, engaging, families, fast-paced, funny fiction, hilarious, humorous stories, offbeat, quirky, sardonic, Satire, Short Stories, suspense, upbeat and witty

An eclectic mix of humorous books that are endlessly entertaining and quirky that will make you laugh out loud.

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Black Lives Matter: A Teen Booklist

Posted 2 months ago by Connie C

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with African Americans, Black Lives Matter Movement, coming of age stories, discrimination, justice, personal narratives, race relations, racism, teenagers and young adult books

​Inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, these titles offer inspiration for discussions of race, justice and privilege.​

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