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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: Summer Reads

Posted 2 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, 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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All Things Sherlock

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, New: Books and Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | 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, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Mysteries and 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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