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Fact and Fiction Recommends Winter 2021

Posted 12/22/20 by Fact & Fiction

Located on the first floor of Main Library, the Fact and Fiction Department is here to help you find your next great read! Stocked with a large collection of books, magazines, historical periodicals, and government documents, we have something for everyone.

Our Librarians are also available for one-on-one consultations for in-depth reference and research questions. Email or call 419.259.5311 to make an appointment.

We hope you enjoy the reading recommendations featured in this blog post. If you would like additional recommendations, let us know – we're always happy to help!

Erin Recommends

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All Adults Here
By Emma Straub

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A family drama proving that all families have secrets- some heart-breaking others comical. Three reasons to read this book: witty, flawed relationships and likable characters.

Rebecca Recommends

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The Yard
By Alex Grecian

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Victorian murder mystery not about Jack the Ripper! Three reasons to read this book: likeable and funny characters, suspense, and first in a great series.

Vickie Recommends

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All Our Wrong Todays
By Elan Mastai

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What do you do when you have a time machine? Something stupid. Three reasons to read this book: time travel, nerd science and romance.

Tess Recommends

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The Duke and I
By Julia Quinn

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First in a Regency romance series about the Bridgerton family. Three reasons to read this book: witty, likeable characters, and Netflix series.

April Recommends

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A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life
By James Bowen

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A moving story about a street musician who is also a recovering addict, family relationships and the power of human/animal bonds. The book was also adapted into a feature film, which is available through the Library on DVD or Streaming Video on hoopla. Three reasons to read this book: heartwarming tone, the power of human/animal relationships and a realistic life story.