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Blog Category: Fiction
Posted 07/21/21 by Cristin B
Do you have the back to school blues? Take a look at these resources for teachers, students and parents to get you motivated and excited for the 2021-2022 school year!Continue Reading: Back to School Resources for Pre-K-Grade 3
Posted 07/13/21 by Eric S
Before seeing Black Widow, get your superheroine fix with these Marvel adventuresContinue Reading: Get Ready for Black Widow with Marvel’s Greatest Superheroines
Posted 07/07/21 by Joyce S.
Curating this booklist brings back many fond memories of mine as I used to teach EFL (English as a Foreign Language) while living as an ex-pat overseas. If you’re an educator like I am, you are well aware that finding suitable reading material can be both arduous and heartbreaking. I hope this list makes it a bit easier for you.Continue Reading: Great YA Books for EFL Students, Part II
Posted 07/06/21 by Sam P.
Stories are constantly being retold with new and exciting twists. What's cool about book versions is that they usually don't feel like the subpar sequels or remakes Hollywood often subjects us to.Continue Reading: Classics Retold
Posted 07/02/21 by Jozlyn H
Taking a look at some of the extraordinary women who helped the cause during the American Revolution.Continue Reading: Historic Heroines: American Revolutionaries
Posted 07/01/21 by April S
Books perfect for folks feeling nostalgic for the 1990s.Continue Reading: Smells Like Teen Spirit: Books Set in the '90s
Posted 06/30/21 by Anne K
Here is a selection of available materials at TLCPL of all things Dolly!Continue Reading: Discover Dolly!
Posted 06/24/21 by Jozlyn H
Fact and fiction material for some of the most hated, ruthless women in history.Continue Reading: Historic Anti-Heroines: Bad Seeds
Posted 06/23/21 by Morgan B
Welcome to part three of my series, “Morgan Gets Very Nerdy,” better known as “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Sci-fi Subgenres.” This post, we’ll talk about punks—sci-fi punks.Continue Reading: Hitchhiker's Guide to Scifi Subgenres Part 3
Posted 06/22/21 by Christy P
This blog has book to movie recommendations for you based on your Myers Briggs Personality.Continue Reading: Myers-Briggs Personality Type Book Recommendations
Posted 06/22/21 by Joyce S.
We often look for ourselves in books (okay, mostly in fiction), but undeniably: a great book resonates with us as we empathize with a protagonist’s struggles, triumphs, etc. It encourages us to step into their shoes as they set off on their fantastic journeys.Continue Reading: Young Adult LGBTQ+ Books to Add to Your TBR Pile
Posted 06/21/21 by Abby B
Celebrate Pride Month with this list of fiction books for adults!Continue Reading: Pride Month Fiction for Adults
Posted 06/16/21 by Juliette H
Here’s a second list of some of my favorite books that are just a little out there, and under 200 pages long.Continue Reading: Novel Novellas Round 2
Posted 06/16/21 by Rachel S
Pride is for the whole family!Continue Reading: Celebrate Pride!
Posted 06/14/21 by Christy P
Here are eleven books that explore the idea of experiencing an altered or alternate life and some books play with reality in regards to books, bookstores, or libraries.Continue Reading: What to Read Now That You’ve Fallen in Love with The Midnight Library
Posted 06/11/21 by Patrick and Joe
It's been 12 months of titles spanning the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy for this Online Book Club. Come read about our last 12 books and get a preview of the coming titles.Continue Reading: A Year of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Posted 06/09/21 by Joyce S.
Struggling with anxiety or any type of mental illness is usually up there with resounding themes of Young Adult Fiction, including first love. That is because our teenage years are often very complicated, especially when mental health issues start to first arise. There are so many other factors that young adults face (besides growing up) that can push anyone over the edge.Continue Reading: YA Books Featuring Characters with Mental Illnesses
Posted 06/08/21 by April S
Romantic storylines paired with gorgeous locations.Continue Reading: Escape With These 21 Romance Novels Set in Beautiful Destinations
Posted 06/08/21 by Fact & Fiction
A variety of reading recommendations hand picked by the Fact & Fiction librarians.Continue Reading: Fact and Fiction Recommends Summer 2021
Posted 06/08/21 by Joyce S.
So you’ve finished binge watching Bridgerton? Now what? To satisfy your need for more romantic rom-com during Regency England, take a gander at these reads below. You may just find something to your satisfaction until the next season comes around.Continue Reading: Calling All Bridgerton Fans
Posted 06/07/21 by Peter W
A few favorite recent reads from Mobile Services.Continue Reading: Recs from the Road
Posted 06/04/21 by Adrienne A.
Teen Books are not just for teens. Check out some of these great picks that adults are sure to enjoy.Continue Reading: More Teen Books Adults Will Love
Posted 05/26/21 by Talena R
Unfortunately, this blog is not about Italian Chianti or Chardonnay. It is about Mother's Day.Continue Reading: Red or White?
Posted 05/25/21 by Jozlyn H
A continuum of Medieval women that left a big footprint in history and book lists to read more about them.Continue Reading: Historic Heroines: Medieval Powerhouses, Part 2
Posted 05/21/21 by Sam P.
Stranger Things finally released a new season four teaser after shooting delays due to COVID-19. Since the release date has yet to be announced, you've got some time to catch up on these stories about events before and during the show.Continue Reading: Books and Other Strange(r) Things