The Classic of the Month: Pride and Prejudice

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Welcome to our new series: The Classic of the Month!  I love reading the classics!  These are a diverse collection of books written by a wide array of authors, but…

Introducing Large Print Classics!

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I'm very excited to introduce a new addition to our collection! Patrons have been asking and we've answered with a new selection of Large Print classics for your reading enjoyment!…

A Case of Mistaken Identity

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At the end of 2021, I shared my yearly Reading Challenge. Throughout the year, I'm going to share some lists that might help with some of the prompts provided. Of…

What I’m Reading: March 2022

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I don't know about you, but when it comes to books, it appears that my eyes are bigger than my stomach (or rather, my library bag is bigger than my…

Author Spotlight: John Steinbeck

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When I was in high school, if you were to ask me who my favorite author was, hands down I would have told you John Steinbeck. It was no question.…

Author Spotlight: Toni Morrison

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Today is Toni Morrison's birthday, so let's celebrate this amazing Ohio author with an Author Spotlight! Toni's books skillfully blend elements of fantasy and magical realism with the brutal realities…

31 Scary Short Stories for Halloween Month

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I love a good scary short story! And even though I don't need an excuse to read them year-round, October (or, Halloween Month) is always a great opportunity to sit…

Even More Lesser Known Works by Classic Authors

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If you liked The Scarlet Pimpernel, then try The Old Man in the Corner by Emmuska Orczy I've mentioned The Scarlet Pimpernel in a few of my previous posts (you can…

More Lesser Known Works by Classic Authors

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There are some writers who are almost universally acknowledged as "classic". Arthur Conan Doyle, GK Chesterton Jane Austen, Mary Shelley...When you hear these names, you automatically associate them with the…

Classics Meets Comics with ComicsPlus

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It should come as little surprise to all of you that I love the classics. But, I also know the struggles and roadblocks that readers often find concerning these texts.…

A Summer at Sea: My Three-Month Reading List

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Now that summer is upon us, it's time to start thinking about summer reading. This is the time of year when I get the most reading done. I'm not necessarily…

Lesser Known Works by Classic Authors

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I'm always on the hunt for a new classic. And of course what I mean by that is a classic that I've not heard of before (or at least one…

A Whale of a Book: Reading Moby-Dick

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When I was in college, I met up with a friend and her cousin for coffee, and while we enjoyed our lattes, he waxed lyrical about how Moby-Dick was the…