Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear This book is impossible to contain within a single genre of fiction. You will find it in our collection under “Mystery,” but it also contains […]

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April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate this literary art form here’s a list of all the winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry from the 2010s with links to the […]

Traitor’s Blade by Sebastien de Castell The Greatcoats were once a respected force for the justice of the King in a world ruled mostly by the whims of capricious dukes, […]

Land of Careful Shadows by Suzanne Chazin Land of Careful Shadows is a mystery/police procedural rather than mainstream fiction, but otherwise is very much in the same genre as our […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! While originating as a way to honor the life and death of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day has expanded widely […]

Fairy Tale Castle

Fairy tales permeate our storytelling culture, with many writers drawing from the fairy and folk tales of many different cultures around the world. These stories, with their familiar structures and archtypal characters, […]

The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had to by DC Pierson Darren is ambivalent about a lot of things, but he does have one serious ambition: to write a […]

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Abraham Lincoln was unarguably one of the greatest leaders this country has even known and navigated the United States through one of its most difficult periods in history. Because of […]

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This past Monday, January 26, was Australia Day, the national day of Australia where Australians celebrate the founding of their country. Australia is a unique country/continent with many fascinating stories both […]

The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss This is an excellent book which is not for everyone. The author freely admits that, but not until the end notes, […]