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Like, Try, Why: Romantic Suspense

If you’re looking for action and love stories, chances are, you’re a fan of Romantic Suspense novels. The key factor in these novels is danger, whether it involves a murder investigation or a government conspiracy. Fans of this subgenre are in good company — it’s quite popular. Here are a handful of suggestions, and we’ve made a list of even more popular romantic suspense authors in the catalog. Read More..

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Like, Try, Why: Stephen King Edition

Stephen King has not only a huge following, but an impressive and diverse body of work. For those looking for a creepy or scary tale this Halloween, he’s a favorite author. If you’re looking to branch out into some other novels that have that Stephen King feel, he have some suggestions. Find these titles in the catalog. Read More..

Like, Try, Why: Murakami Edition

Haruki Murakami has quite the cult following, and fans are getting a double dose of him this year. The recently released Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage will be followed up in December by The Strange Library, which sounds particularly interesting. For his avid fans looking to branch out into other works, here are some suggestions based on why readers are drawn to his various works. You also can find these titles listed in the catalog. Read More..

If You Like “The Hunger Games”…

If you’re a fan of Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games, you might enjoy some of these dystopian reads as well:   Read More..

If You Like “The Help”…

Often times when a film adaptation of a book is released, the popularity of that title increases at the library, and Kathryn Stockett’s The Help is no exception. The book currently has a waiting list of more than 70 people. If you’re on that waiting list and are looking for something similar in the meantime, here are five titles you might enjoy as well: Read More..

If You Like “Harry Potter”…

Like the magic and wonder of the Harry Potter series? Sad that it has come to an end? Here are five other series that might also spark your interest: Read More..

If you like “To Kill A Mockingbird”…

If you liked To Kill a Mockingbird–this year’s Read Across Lawrence selection–you might also like these novels. Read More..

If You Like “Three Cups of Tea”…

If you liked Three Cups of Tea, you might also enjoy one of these nonfiction stories of individuals on a mission to change the world in ways big and small. Read More..

If You Like Nicholas Sparks…

If you like Nicholas Sparks, you might enjoy these titles as well. Read More..

If You Like “The Kite Runner”…

If you enjoyed The Kite Runner, you might also like one of these stories of individual struggles and triumphs in the midst of overpowering regimes and repressive cultures. Read More..