We’ve explored a lot of fiction in our like, try, why series, but this week we thought we’d offer some reading suggestions for fans of nonfiction. These books are all written by women who examine culture. Read More..
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Ursula K. Le Guin is the 2014 recipient of the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Her novels transcend the (artificial) division between literary and genre fiction. If you’ve never read Le Guin, this guide will give you a place to start, and if you’re already a fan, hopefully you’ll find a new book. Read More..
If you are the reader who is always on the look out for the best in new literary fiction, we’ve got suggestions based on some of last year’s most popular literary fiction. Read More..
If you’ve ever lamented the fact that you can’t seem to finish a book due to a lack of reading time or been late back to work because you couldn’t put down the book you were reading on your lunch break, short story collections my be the solution to your reading woes. Here are some great literary collections to get you started. Read More..
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..
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..
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..
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..