Book Sketches

Calling All Armchair Sleuths!

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 9:16am -- SEgan

It's no mystery why the mystery genre is so popular. Who doesn’t enjoy trying to piece together the trail of clues to solve the case before the story ends? A mystery with a great hook will never disappoint the reader, and if there is a twist, especially one that comes out of nowhere, we are usually delighted.  Take a look at this latest selection of new mysteries and challenge yourself to become an armchair sleuth.

Popular Science Titles

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 10:22am -- SEgan

Popular science is an interpretation of science intended for a general audience. While science journalism focuses on recent scientific developments, popular science is more broad-ranging. These titles can open your mind to new worlds and areas of interest that you may have never thought of before.

Interested in more book recommendations? Check out our Staff Curated Book Lists.


The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Fri, 03/12/2021 - 10:57am -- BHanley

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig is an enjoyable, feel-good and ultimately rewarding story with an important focus on mental health, personal identity, and relationships. Living in her hometown, Nora Seed is depressed but doesn’t know or understand it. She sees her life as a string of personal and professional failures. She’s made choices that have led to regrets and they eat at her daily.

Race in America

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 9:59am -- SEgan

Below you will find titles that explore race in America from different perspectives. From graphic novels to ethnographic studies to books that encourage conversation and discussion around issues of race and identity, these recently published books are sure to be of interest to people looking to expand their world view and develop a better understanding of the racial tensions in our country.

Looking for more book recommendations? Check out the rest of our Staff Curated Book Lists.


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