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Horror Graphic Novels

It is almost Halloween, which means it is time to shamelessly indulge in the macabre. Check out these riveting, albeit terrifying, graphic novels that will leave you sleeping with one eye open. More

Oktoberfest: Beer and Brewing

While the first Oktoberfest was celebrated on Oct 12, 1810 in Munich to celebrate the marriage of Bavaria's King Ludwig I to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, today it is a sixteen day celebration that stretches from late September to the first weekend in October. Oktoberfest is a celebration of Bavarian and German culture as well as celebrating the region's love of beer. Check out these titles to explore the history of beer and beer-making. More

National Book Award Nominees

The National Book Award is one of the most prestigious annual prizes an American author can earn. Check out some of the nominees for fiction before the winner is chosen on November 15! More

Banned Books Week

Celebrate intellectual freedom by reading a book that has been challenged or banned during 2015-2016. More

Classic Nonfiction Comics

Many of the first wave of comics (or graphic novels) to be taken seriously have been nonfiction. Here's a list of both classic and contemporary reads of the genre. More

Books in the Bookstore

Bibliophiles will delight in this list of books. All of these titles have a bookstore setting with characters who understand the power of a good story.   More

Setting the Mood for Autumn

As the days begin to cool and the nights get a bit longer, settle in with these titles that will get you in the mood for Autumn. More

Campus Novels

September inevitably brings thoughts and memories of school. Love or hate it, fall sends us back to the classroom. In honor of this yearly tradition, we've compiled a list of "campus" novels for your enjoyment.


Windows 10 Help Where You Need It

Computer help books are not designed to be read from cover to cover. Instead, effective help books allow the reader to look up the answer to a specific question and immediately put that knowledge into practice. As the technology advances, it is useful to update computer skills with help books. Here is a list of help books for Windows 10. More

Coming in September

Fall is right around the corner and what better way to start the season then by picking up a new book?  Here's a sneak peek of some exciting new titles coming out in September. More

The Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will darken our skies. Be prepared for this unforgettable event by checking out these books. More

Scandinavian Crime Fiction

If you are looking for a dark thriller, check out these chilling reads with flawed characters set in bleak Scandinavian settings. More

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