Readers’ Advisory – Thrillers

In need of a fast-paced novel, full of twist and turns, thrills and spills? Try one of these on-the-edge-of-your-seat page turners. *(CL) means that these titles are also available through Cloud Library, but if you prefer the hard copy version, they're all available for loan, unless otherwise indicated. Simply place a hold on any items... Continue Reading →

Readers’ Advisory – Diverse Reads

Diversity in literature quite often focuses on skin deep qualities such as ethnicity and race, but it is much broader than that, including sexuality, gender, disability, political persuasion, and religion.  Diverse literature exposes the reader to experiences that are not their own, and hopefully, broadens their understanding and knowledge of those experiences. *(CL) means that... Continue Reading →

Readers’ Advisory – Amish Fiction

Amish fiction is an increasingly popular sub-genre of Christian fiction. Featuring a host of Amish characters, these novels are often referred to as “bonnet rippers,” and are not always as tame as you might expect. *(CL) means that titles by this author are available through Cloud Library, but if you prefer the hard copy version,... Continue Reading →

Detectives and Private Investigators

In search of some new mystery and crime series? Try some of these titles, featuring Detectives and Private Investigators.         Case Histories, by Kate Atkinson - Jackson Brodie series The Beekeeper's Apprentice, by Laurie R. King - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series Cover Her Face, by P. D. James - Adam... Continue Reading →

The Avengers vs. Justice League of America

Choose Your Hero The Avengers         Doctor Strange, by Jason Aaron Captain America: the Death of Captain America, by Ed Brubaker Black Panther: Civil War, by Reginald Hudlin Ultimate Comics Iron Man, by Nathan Edmonson Secret Invasion, by Brian Michael Bendis The Avengers: the Avengers Initiative, by Fred Van Lente All-new Captain... Continue Reading →

Vivacious India

Delectable chai; Resplendent saris; Eye-watering curries; Cricket fanatics; Maniacal traffic; 33 million Hindu Gods & Goddesses  Your Indian Adventure Starts Now Arundhati Roy: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness: “A lustrously braided and populated tale woven with ribbons of identity, love, mourning, and joy—and tied together with yellow mangoes, cigarettes, and damask roses.” —Sloane Crosley, Vanity... Continue Reading →

International Women’ Day

International Women's Day is an opportunity for everyone to celebrate the milestones and accomplishments of fascinating and fearless women throughout history.         Rosa Parks: My Story, by Rosa Parks Rosalind Franklin and the Structure of Life, by Jane Polcovar Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight, by Elizabeth Gillan Muir... Continue Reading →

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