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Posted by SEgan on Tue, Nov 17
Do you ever want a book you can curl up with and enjoy a hot cup or coffee or tea (or wine, we aren't judging) and escape into a story filled with small town charm, quirky characters, and mysterious occurances? Look no further than these cozy mysteries!  If you have never read a cozy mystery before, you are in for a treat! Cozy mysteries, or "cozies," are a crime fiction subgenre for the more faint of heart. You won't find any gory details or sordid affairs here! Instead you will be greeted...
Posted by BHanley on Thu, Nov 05
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, November 2. There were 8 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson (audiobook recommended) The Dutch House by Ann Patchett The Everlasting by Katy Simpson Smith (audiobook recommended) I Give It to You...
Posted by SEgan on Mon, Oct 26
Set in 1950s Mexico, Mexican Gothic follows Noemí Taboada, a young anthropology student who, after receiving a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin, Catalina, begging Noemí to save her from some impending doom, travels to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside where Catalina cousin lives with her husband and his family.  High Place is home to the Doyle family - Howard, the old and imposing patriarch of the family, Florence, the unwelcoming woman-of-the-house, Virgil...
Posted by BHanley on Mon, Oct 26
What better book to pick up for the spooky October season than Home Before Dark by Riley Sager? Maggie Holt’s father has recently died and left her a surprise in his will: Baneberry Hall. Maggie is shocked as she thought the home had been sold years ago, especially after her family’s harrowing and supernatural experience living there. Her family’s time was documented in her father’s fictional book titled, House of Horrors, and this book and the house has dogged Maggie all her...
Posted by BHanley on Tue, Oct 20
Outdoor Adult Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Thursday, October 15. There were 6 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  Deacon King Kong by James McBride Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid Unpresidented: A Biography of Donald Trump by Martha Brockenbrough Unwind...
Posted by SEgan on Wed, Oct 07
When the staff of a popular music app, Snoop, attend a company retreat at a beautiful, rustic mountain chalet in France, they were hoping for a weekend of mindfulness and bonding while skiing and cozying up around the fire. But when one of their group goes missing after an avalanche hits and two more turn up dead, the group finds themselves in an Agatha Christie-like murder mystery plot.  Who do you trust when everyone has a secret and will do anything to survive? Although atmospheric and well-...
Posted by BHanley on Tue, Oct 06
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, October 5. There were 5 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght Purgatory Ridge by William Kent Krueger Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell...
Posted by SEgan on Fri, Sep 25
Told from alternating perspectives across time, The Last Story of Mina Lee is a profoundly moving and unconventional mother-daughter saga that illustrates the devastating realities of being an immigrant in America.  For as long as she can remember, twenty-six-year-old Margot Lee has been embarrassed of her mother, Mina. From Mina’s inability to learn English, the way she yells to her customers to buy something, and her strange need to hold on to useless trinkets and broken objects in...
Posted by BHanley on Mon, Sep 21
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir is a powerful book by the two women (Patrisse Khan-Cullers and Asha Bandele) who created the Black Lives Matter hashtag that inspired the movement. BLM is more than just a hashtag. This memoir follows Patrisse Khan-Cullors, not from the moment the hashtag burst on the public consciousness, but from her childhood growing up black to her discovery of her queer identity, personal relationships, and how she got to where she is...
Posted by BHanley on Thu, Sep 17
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, September 14. There were 5 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  Becoming Duchess Goldblatt: A Memoir by Anonymous The Celestial Hunter by Robert Calasso A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich The Two Lives of Louis & Louise by Julie Cohen

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