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All Things Sherlock

Posted about 1 year 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

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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I Want It Black

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer D

Posted in Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels and Mystery & Thrillers | Tagged with Gothic Fiction, Historical Fiction, Psychological Fiction, Psychological Suspense, suspense and War Fiction

All of us have a darker side that we must answer to, and sometimes it comes through in our need for a good dastardly read. So, if you’re tired of bubble gum and happy endings, read on for a few reads that will further darken that inky place you may need to exhume.

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Best Fiction Books of 2015

Posted over 2 years ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Mystery & Thrillers, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Teen | Tagged with african american families - fiction, best books 2015, Best Books of the Year, book recommendations, booklists, Domestic Fiction, Dysfunctional families -- Fiction, Historical Fiction, Love Stories, notable books, Psychological Fiction, Short Stories, steampunk fiction and Suspense Fiction

If you’re like me, then you may be asking yourself – where did the time go? Is it really the end of 2015 already? It often seems like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to fit in as much as we like. As a librarian, it’s important to keep up on what’s popular and that includes so many things … technology, news, music, movies, books, and much more.

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