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Tracy Chevalier To Visit Toledo, Ohio

Posted about 11 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Programs | Tagged with authors , events, families -- fiction, Historical Fiction, open book, psychological fiction and Quakers -- Fiction

International bestselling author Tracy Chevalier is set to visit Toledo, Ohio on February 2nd - continue reading to learn more.

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New Year, New You

Posted about 22 days ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Home, & Garden, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with beauty, diet, eVideo, exercise, health, meditation, mind-body, mindfulness, nutrition, psychology, resolutions, streaming video, stress management, weight-loss and wellness

No resolutions necessary! You can always work on improving (fill in the lifestyle issue of your choice); it just takes a bit of time and baby steps in the right direction. Here are some titles that will help.

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All Things Sherlock

Posted about 30 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Mystery & Thrillers, New, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Teen | Tagged with anthologies, classics, Detective and mystery stories, detective and mystery television programs, fantasy fiction, Historical Fiction, Sherlock Holmes, Short Stories, streaming video, suspense, teen fiction, television series and tv shows

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous detectives of all-time. Explore this blog post to learn more about the history and works inspired by the infamous character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best nonfiction books of 2016.

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Holiday Mysteries

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Mystery & Thrillers and New | Tagged with christmas mysteries, Christmas stories, cozy mysteries, Crime Fiction, detective fiction, holiday mystery novels, holidays, Murder - Investigation - Fiction, murder mysteries, mystery anthologies, mystery fiction, Suspense fiction and women sleuths

'Tis the season for mysteries ... continue reading to find an extensive selection of holiday-themed mysteries.

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