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Aug
17

A Dive into Hoopla TV

Explore a wide variety of offerings when you watch TV on Hoopla.

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May
04

Never Too Old for Fantasy

While you should never feel you are too old for any book, I have a few suggestions for some sophisticated fantasy titles to add to your reading list.

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Apr
25

Up Lit reads

Are you looking for something new to read but the fear of reading something without hope of a happy ending is just too much right now? Try Up Lit –  realistic, feel-good fiction that encompasses many genres, not just romance or inspirational fiction. Everything in the story is not saccharine sweet, and the characters do […]

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Dec
27

Dystopian books for adults

Teen dystopian books and series such as The Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Maze Runner, with their attendant popularity and movie deals, have become all the rage among readers and viewers who favor tales that are “relating to or denoting an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian […]

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Jun
30

8 Humorous Books

When you need to escape with a few laughs, try one of these eight humorous novels. American Housewife by Helen Ellis – A collection of stories featuring conventional, if ruthless, housewives features a rigged reality television show, a unique book club initiation ritual, and the fitting room of a legendary lingerie shop. Avenue of Mysteries […]

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Jun
15

8+ Unread (Must Read!) Classics

This blog is a librarian confessional; a shameful list of as-yet-undiscovered worlds. Perusing my Goodreads To-Read bookshelf, I see 50+ unread  books, consisting of both fiction and nonfiction. I have narrowed this imposing list down to 8-ish for this post based on the following criteria: the book must be more than ten years old, considered a […]

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May
23

7 Humorous Fiction Audiobooks

Get ready for your next road trip with a humorous audio book! The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion – The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But they’re about to face a new challenge because–surprise–Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming […]

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Mar
27

6 Book Discussion Titles on Audio Book

Six titles popular with book discussion groups that are available in audio book. Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff. Read by Will Damron and Julia Whelan. Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. Go […]

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