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25 Fascinating Nonfiction Reads

Posted about 12 days ago by Connie C

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, biographies, books, capital punishment, crime, dinosaurs, FBI, feminism, history, home schooling, memoirs, Native Americans, opioid abuse, political activists, public libraries, Schizophrenics, serial killers, Shipwrecks, true crime, true stories, women, World War II and WWII

A variety of nonfiction books for people who prefer real stories.

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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: TRUE CRIME TIME

Posted 10 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Mysteries and Thrillers and Nonfiction | Tagged with cold cases, criminal justice, criminology, documentaries, murder, murderers, Readers' Advisory, serial killers, true crime and Two Librarians, Too Many Books

It's October, the month of ghosts, goblins, and all things spooky. To celebrate, we got together to discuss the creepiest type of stories we know: true crime. Read on for our (lightly-edited-for-clarity) conversation about what we think are the definitive tales of murder, mayhem, and conspiracy (and maybe a F.R.I.E.N.D.S. reference or two).

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Great Early Fall Reads

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with adventure fiction, biographies, cold cases, fairy tales, family, FBI agents, Historical Fiction, Literary fiction, neighbors, nonfiction, pirates fiction, sea stories, serial killers, social life and customs, United States History, unsolved murders and women sleuths

A short list of fiction and nonfiction fall reads.

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