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Fiction

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New Reads in Magical Realism, Hot (Or At Least Lukewarm) Off the Presses!

Posted about 2 months ago by Alexandra Zukas
Okay, so what is magical realism, anyway? Pretty straightforward: It’s fiction that’s very much anchored in our world, but maintains some element of the fantastical. Often–but not always–these elements go […]
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Antidote for Reality: Cozy Mysteries

Posted about 2 months ago by Robyn Webb
Now that the weather seems to be (finally) turning, let’s dive into all things cozy with these mysteries. This is a continuation of the Antidote for Reality blog post series […]
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Antidote for Reality: Fictional Libraries

Posted about 4 months ago by Robyn Webb
Together, let’s take a moment to step back from being inundated with news and worry. In this series of blog posts about escapist reads, explore stories that convey you to […]
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Read #WIT this month!

Posted about 5 months ago by Natalie Draper
It’s only Women in Translation Month* for a few more days but I couldn’t let August go by without sharing a list of past and upcoming books you should add […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves (While You Can’t), part 1: LGBTQ+ Fiction

Posted about 7 months ago by Meg Raymond
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While the library buildings are closed to the public for everyone’s safety, mail delivery never stopped! Library staff have been working behind the scenes, receiving and processing books and other […]
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Reading Pandemic Fiction in a Pandemic

Posted about 9 months ago by Meg Raymond
Is this pandemic messing with your reading habits? It’s messing with mine. I have more time for reading, but reading has gotten so much more difficult. I am one of […]
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Escapist Books to Transport You

Posted about 9 months ago by Alexandra Zukas
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Really great books have a way of making the world fall away. They can transport you to somewhere more interesting, more whimsical, more surreal–somewhere that is just more. You turn […]
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