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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: Summer Reads

Posted 4 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, Nonfiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with books to read, Fantasy Fiction, Horror Fiction, nonfiction books, Psychological Fiction, Readers' Advisory, reading recommendations, Summer Reads and suspense

We're back! This time, we're obsessing over what we consider the best "summer reads" around. Read on for our lightly-edited-for-clarity conversation about what titles we think you should plop down on a beach with or stay safely-contained within your air-conditioned home with. We don't judge.

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The Best Fiction and Nonfiction Books of 2017

Posted 11 months ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with best books 2017, Best Books of the Year, best fiction, best nonfiction, booklists, books to read, Detective and Mystery Fiction, Domestic Fiction, Families Fiction, family relationships, Historical Fiction, Humorous Fiction, leadership, Literary Fiction, notable books, Political Fiction, Psychological Fiction, reading recommendations, Short Stories, Spy Fiction, Suspense Fiction, World War I Fiction and World War II Fiction

Explore a selection of the "best of the best" fiction and nonfiction books of 2017.

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Beyond the Best Sellers: Mysteries and Thrillers

Posted 12 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Mysteries and Thrillers and New: Books and Movies | Tagged with book lists, cold cases, Detective and mystery stories, detectives, Dysfunctional families -- Fiction, Great Britain, historical mysteries, legal thriller, Literary Fiction, murder mysteries, Mysteries, Nordic Noir, Psychological Fiction, Psychological Thriller, regency fiction, Suspense Fiction and Thrillers

Like mysteries and thrillers, but struggling to find something new? Check out our list of the best mysteries and thrillers of 2017 that have flown under the radar.

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Psychological Horror: 10 Suspenseful and Creepy Reads

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Mysteries and Thrillers, New: Books and Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with Ghost Stories, Horror, monsters, Psychological Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Short Stories and Suspense Fiction

Fans of Ghost Stories, Horror and Psychological Suspense will enjoy this blog post.

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Literary Thrillers

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers and New: Books and Movies | Tagged with Crime Fiction, Databases, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Novelist, Psychological Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Read-Alikes, Readers' Advisory, Spy Fiction, Suspense Fiction, Technothriller and Thrillers

Explore a selection of books filled with danger, action and suspense with an intellectual edge.

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Psychological Suspense: The Devious Depths of the Human Mind

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers and New: Books and Movies | Tagged with Crime Fiction, Databases, Gothic Fiction, Literary Fiction, Novelist, Psychological Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Read-Alikes, Readers' Advisory and Suspense Fiction

Looking for a few edge of your seat, keep you guessing until the end great reads? Check out this blog post to explore an extensive selection of recent Psychological Suspense novels.

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Tracy Chevalier To Visit Toledo, Ohio

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and New: Books and Movies | 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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Best Fiction Books of 2016

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Mysteries and Thrillers, New: Books and Movies, Romance and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with Best Books of the Year, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Love Stories, notable books and Psychological Fiction

What were some of the best of the best fiction books of 2016? Continue reading to discover your next great read.

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