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National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period from  September 15th to October 15th in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States of America. […]

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Crime Time Corner #3

Downton Abbey sparked interest in early 20th century England in the lives and experiences of both the upper and lower classes and Jacqueline Winspear has written a mystery series along similar themes in the Maisie […]

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Things That Go Bump in the North

Good news for fans of Steig Larsson’s (now David Lagercrantz’) Millennium/Lisbeth Salander series, Henning Mankell’s Wallander or Jo Nesbo’s Harry Hole–there’s much more to explore in the Scandinavian (or Nordic) Noir genre! Tina Jordan, Senior […]

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Crime Time Corner #2

Mystery-Crime-Thriller novels often take us to other places, but they can also transport us to other times. There are many historical crime series that are set in the very distant past that are worth a […]

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June is Audiobook Month

With so many portable device options, you can literally take them into the sun, while gardening, watering, sunbathing, or hiking. They can also make drive time and chores seem to go by faster, and can […]

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Crime Time Corner

Imagine that you have committed a murder; the victim deserved what he got, you were never caught, but you know that sooner or later, you will be called to account. What to do? This is […]

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Little Women Readalikes–Nutmeg Style

If Louisa May Alcott’s nostalgic tales leave you wanting to spend more reading time in a simpler world, you may be surprised to learn that there is a series of books created by a New Haven-born author that once rivaled Alcott’s titles in popularity. […]