Book Sketches

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.

Fantasy Books to Transport You to Another World

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 9:58am -- SEgan

Fantasy books have the power to transport you to a world far away - where magic is real, monsters have stories to tell, and romance that will whisk you off your feet. With powerful and detailed world building, breathtaking magical beings, and enchanting new lands, these recently published fantasy books are certain to delight and amaze.

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Real People, Real Stories

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 8:53am -- SEgan

If you have shied away from biographies, autobiographies and memoirs for fear of them being too dry, we sympathize. It is a genre that is tough to measure up to thrills of reading a chilling thriller or mystery or even a historical fiction (or science fiction/ fantasy) that can carry you away to a different world. But biographies, autobiographies and memoirs can bring history to life and tell a story that is both compelling and dynamic.

Romantic Suspense

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 6:12pm -- SEgan

If you like a mystery/thriller with a blend of romance, then the genre, romantic suspense may be for you. Some romantic suspense stories maybe heavier on the suspense whereas others maybe heavier on the romance, but they all deliver a fast paced story complete with looming danger and full of tension.

Interested in checking out some other romantic suspense stories? Check out our Staff Curated Book Lists.

Stories That Span Generations

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:17am -- SEgan

If you are in the mood for an immersive book you can dive into, multigenerational family sagas are a great option. These stories allow you to get to know a character and their descendants over several decades and across the world, with a focus on how time changes us and shapes our experiences. The people we want to become aren’t necessarily the people we are, and generational books do an excellent job helping us understand that gap and seeing where we come from.


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