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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

So what were the best crime books of 2017?

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This terrific list from LitHub provides 
both national and international titles. 
There are books here that are not to be missed!
It's really a fabulous list!

Monday, January 1, 2018

...and here come my favorites for 2017!

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I'm all over the genre map, but what follows is my list of 16, plus 3 that will hit shelves in 2018. In no particular order, but my top two are truly my faves of the year. 
Click here to place a hold on any of these:

The Fisherman by John Langan
4321 by Paul Auster
The Child Finder by Renee Denfeld
When the English Fall by David Williams
Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt 
Himself by Jess Kidd
Sleeping Giants (Themis Files, #1) by Sylvain Neuvel
The Leavers by Lisa Ko
What Made Maddy Run by Kate Fagan
The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich 
If the Creek Don't Rise by Leah Weiss
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal 
The Hidden Light of Northern Fires by Daren Wang
Entropy in Bloom: Stories by Jeremy Rober Johnson

The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell (March 2018)



Friday, December 29, 2017

Here come the Reference Librarians with their lists. Dress accordingly. ; )

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Click here to place any of these titles on hold. 

4321 by Paul Auster

A Speak in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue by John Aldridge

A Woman's Place Is at the Top: A Biography of Annie Smith Peck, Queen of the Climbers by Hannah Kimberley

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of FameThat Lasted Forever by Kevin Cook

Law & Disorder: The Chaotic Birth of the NYPD by Bruce Chadwick

Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis by Annie Jacobsen

The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson

The Doll Funeral by Kate Hamer

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel

Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time by Andrew Forsthoefel

Archie Vols 1-4 by Mark Waid


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