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Picaresque Novels

Looking for stories of adventure with a bit of a twist? Check out these novels for wit, satire, and the gritty struggles of people often living on the margins of society.  More...
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Summertime Cooking

There's nothing like summer food: fresh produce, burgers on the grill, ice cream and much more! Whatever you like to eat in the summer, the Library can help you make the most of this fun time of year.    More...
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Workplace Fiction

Who says work has to be boring? Here is a list of fictional stories that take place in office spaces.   More...
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Space Fiction

Would you travel to space if given the chance? Read the following books to help make up your mind.   More...
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Ladies Who Make Us Laugh

It’s been a great few years for humorous memoirs, with many big names in comedy putting pen to paper. This is especially true when it comes to female voices. If you’re looking to laugh, look no further. If you’ve got travel plans this summer, be sure check out the audiobook titles on this list, they’re all read by the author.   More...
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Epistolary Novels

Whether in the form of letters, diary entries, or excerpts from newspapers, interviews, books, and other documents, epistolary novels tell their stories in episodes from the point of view of one or more characters.  More...
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Personality Profiles

It has been said, "To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom". Begin your own process of self-discovery by exploring these titles on the topic of personality.   More...
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Summer Wanderlust

Sufferers of Wanderlust, you are not alone.  More...
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London in Modern British Fiction

London is a fascinating city that has been at the centerpiece of numerous stories. Check out these titles from modern British authors to explore London from several different times and perspectives.  More...
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Southern Gothic Literature

Explore the dark underbelly of Southern life with these gritty and grotesque American tales.  More...
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If you like "The Handmaid's Tale" . . .

"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood was published in 1985, but is suddenly popular again, with a new miniseries adaptation available on Hulu. If you are enjoying the new television adaptation, or are simply fan of the original book, you might enjoy these similar dystopian novels.  More...
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Adventurous Memoirs

These aren't just ordinary personal accounts. They're packed with adventure.  More...
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Nonbinary Gender in Speculative Fiction

Explore science fiction and fantasy novels featuring cultures with nonbinary gender norms.  More...
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A Coming-of-Age Time of Year

As we make our way through spring to summer, grow your experience by taking some time to try out the Coming-of-Age genre.    More...
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Dig Up a Good Book: Archaeological Fiction

We can't all be Indiana Jones but you can explore ancient runes and solve mysteries by jumping into a book.  Check out one of these great adventures today.  More...

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