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Fact and Fiction Recommends Winter 2021

Posted about 1 month ago 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 Fact.Fiction@toledolibrary.org 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

Cover of All Adults Here

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

Print   |   Audiobook   |   eBook

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

Print   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook (hoopla)

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.

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