Fiction and Literature

book cover for Ghost Stories, edited by Leslie S. Klinger and Lisa Morton

Ghost Stories

This is a great collection for the ghost story neophyte or for the old hand at enjoying ghost stories.  The editors present a collection that includes both classic and new tales from established authors in the genre. In bringing these masterful tales back from the dead, Ghost Stories will enlighten and frighten both longtime fans and new readers of the genre.

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Overdrive Book Recommendations Available Right Now

If you weren't able to check out any physical books from the Library before self-isolating at home, or perhaps the one you have hasn't turned out to be very good - don't worry! Here are some recommendations for titles to check out NOW from the Library's Overdrive page. 

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Comfort Reads

When it seems like everything has changed and nothing will ever be the same, books can be a welcome constant.

book cover for Vengeance

Mystery Writers of America Presents VENGEANCE

I’m really a ghost story kind of guy, but the title of this book intrigued me:  Mystery Writers of America Presents VENGEANCE, edited by Lee Child.  I remembered really fun stories about vengeance from my high school teaching days—“The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe sticking out most in my mind.

book cover for The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing

The Fifth Child

You know when you pick it up that a book whose writer has won the Nobel Prize in Literature is going to be an important read.  I picked up The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing because it piqued my curiosity. 

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