Fiction

(tag archive)

Bah! Humbug!

Posted about 12 months ago by Meg Raymond
Bah! Humbug! How did this phrase come to convey curmudgeonly displeasure? The origin of the word humbug is unknown. It emerged in England in the mid-18th century, with a first […]
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Veterans Day

Posted about 1 year ago by Laura Price
“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with lots of pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude […]
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Haunted Houses and Things That Go Bump in the Night

Posted about 1 year ago by Meg Raymond
As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler (please, let it get cooler!) I want to spend even more time nested in at home reading.  It’s October, so […]
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September 11, 2001: How Will You Remember?

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer Deuell
This year, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Richmond Public Library is proud to host an educational exhibit made available by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. This exhibition […]
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Celebrate the Days – September

Posted about 1 year ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH — SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE! I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING THERE […]
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What’s new and (possibly) good in literary fiction?

Posted about 2 years ago by Alexandra Zukas
Stuck in a book rut and need some fresh picks? Want to know what you need to read to maintain your highbrow literary street cred? I’ll admit I haven’t read […]
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Book Horoscopes – Aquarius

Posted about 2 years ago by Robyn Webb
Every month of 2021 we will be sharing a tailored horoscope blog post for the current sun sign plus some extra goodies for the rest of us. (Yes, this is […]
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New Reads in Magical Realism, Hot (Or At Least Lukewarm) Off the Presses!

Posted about 2 years 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 years 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 2 years 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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