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Haunted House Fiction: An American Haunting: the Bell Witch

Greetings!  I’m always up for a good scare or haunting, and when this book came sliding through my hands, I set it aside out of a sense of duty because I am the Yankee who has lived here for twenty-five years and still doesn’t know enough about the Bell Witch to sound respectable around a cracker barrel.  

My Cubs: a love story

It’s almost that time of year again. We’ll soon know who is going to play in the World Series. Will the Cubs repeat or will it be another 108 years until we once again know the joy of victory?

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Part of the success of stories like IT is the transformation of something innocent or mundane--like a clown--and making it unspeakably evil.

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Southern Festival of Books

Have you picked out who you’re going to see at the Southern Festival of Books October 13-15?

The festival is free and open to the public, and sessions take place at the Main Library and War Memorial Auditorium.

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Band Books

Last week, libraries nationwide celebrated Banned Books week.

This week, Nashville Public Library uniquely celebrates BAND Books.

Tom Petty wearing tophat and sunglasses, holding guitar

Goodbye, Tom Petty

Tom Petty, composer of the soundtrack to a generation of baby boomers—and beyond—died yesterday.