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7 Offbeat Funny Fiction Novels Featuring Quirky Characters

Posted 1 day 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 9 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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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: It's Women's History Month, Y'all!

Posted 7 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with biography, book lists, book lovers, children's literature, female authors, juvenile fiction, memoir, poetry, Readers' Advisory, reading suggestions, women authors and Women's History Month

It’s Women’s History Month, y’all! I, for one, can’t think of a worthier topic to chat endlessly about. So in celebration, Katie and I got together to talk about the female authors who have captivated us through the written word and inspired us in our own lives. The following conversation is a lightly-edited-for-clarity transcription of that chat.

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Fall in Love - At the Library!

Posted 8 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Business and Investing, Children and Parenting, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music, Outdoors, Sports and Travel, Romance and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with adult coloring, american beauty, anti-romance, date night, diy gifts, eyes wide shut, gone girl, romance, romance films, sugar scrub, the shining, valentine's day and zumba

From fun and free “date nights” to DIY gifts to romantic movies you can stream at home, we have everything you need to make this year’s Valentine’s Day something to remember – so get ready to fall in love…at the Library!

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